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Climate Change News for 10-26-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectors and energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous other analytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

You are currently signed up for the Climate Change News and today's issue summarizes global coverage for 10/26/2014.

At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    311
Total Word Count    212,948
News[VIEW]    310 (99.68%)
Unique News Stories    252
Blog Posts[VIEW]    1 (0.32%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    33 videos from 29 users totaling 3 Hours / 10.98 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    3 from 2 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
The map below shows all geographic mentions across both mainstream and social media coverage.




TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Manuel Pulgar-Vidal    19 (6.11%)
Morten Helveg Petersen    17 (5.47%)
Jonathan Lynn    17 (5.47%)
Alister Doyle    16 (5.14%)
Vladimir Putin    14 (4.50%)
Stephen Powell    14 (4.50%)
Angela Merkel    14 (4.50%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

European Union    34 (10.93%)
Ipcc    32 (10.29%)
Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change    27 (8.68%)
United Nations    20 (6.43%)
Columbia University    14 (4.50%)
Sustainable Urban Development    13 (4.18%)
Rockefeller Foundation    13 (4.18%)
Top cities worldwide mentioned in today's news:

Paris, RhใดAlpes, France    50 (16.08%)
Lima, Lima, Peru    33 (10.61%)
Copenhagen, KใธAvn*, Denmark    33 (10.61%)
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States    24 (7.72%)
Berlin, Berlin, Germany    23 (7.40%)
Nuuk, VestgrใธD, Greenland    17 (5.47%)
Oslo, Oslo, Norway    16 (5.14%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

Climate Change May Cause 'Serious, Pervasive And Irreversible' Damage: Report
(11 Additional Articles)

... OSLO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst. Delegates from more than 100 governments and top scientists meet in Copenhagen on Oct 27-31 to edit the report, meant as the main guide for nations ...

(516 words by huffingtonpost.com


Departing Barroso sees EU stronger after euro debt crisis - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... Treaty that revamped the bloc's complex institutions after French and Dutch voters rejected a European constitution. He also helped make Europe a world leader in the fight against climate change and the drive for cleaner energy. But after years of crisis with sleepless nights spent trying hold the euro zone together, other memories are more somber. Barroso recalled hosting a private ...

(1047 words by yahoo.com


BBC News - Australia green energy firms hit by target cuts
(2 Additional Articles)

... The Australian government has never hidden its scepticism about climate change or renewable energy but its decision last week to cut support for cleaner energy sources still left the renewable energy industry reeling. Earlier this year, Stacy Nichols' small electrical business on Queensland's Gold Coast employed six people. By the time the Australian government announced on 22 October its ...

(689 words by bbc.co.uk


BBC News - How Boston is rethinking its relationship with the sea

... back alleys and some main streets in an alternating pattern which would end at the major thoroughfare of Boylston Street, which has a subway line underneath it. It's a solution to climate change which has the potential to make the historic district even more attractive, if it works. But there is a problem. "If you compare Boston to Venice or Amsterdam, the difference is they have very ...

(1217 words by bbc.co.uk


After Sandy: Are we ready for the next big storm? - Yahoo News
(8 Additional Articles)

... plans that emerged after Sandy blamed for at least 182 deaths and $65 billion in damage in the U.S. are long-term and intertwined with broader efforts at wrestling the effects of global warming. There's no one regional authority in charge, and changes are in the hands of individual property owners as well as institutions. New York City alone has a $20 billion, potentially decades-long ...

(563 words by yahoo.com


We waste more heat than we pay for to keep homes warm - Telegraph

... of towns and cities. To a very limited extent, we do this already. When David Cameron sits at the Cabinet table, or Mr Davey in his office at the Department of Energy and Climate Change, they are among the beneficiaries of the "Whitehall CHP scheme", using a 4.9 megawatt gas-fired turbine in the bowels of the Ministry of Defence, not only to provide Whitehall’s ministries ...

(711 words by telegraph.co.uk


Kering launches partnership with London College of Fashion - Telegraph

... has a significant contribution to make in tackling many of the environmental and social challenges that we face today. Challenges such as diminishing resources, loss of biodiversity, climate change, and social inequity, to name a few, are enormous and addressing them requires collaboration, creative problem-solving and action from the public and private sector. I would say that for ...

(857 words by telegraph.co.uk


The greenies want it both ways about acidic oceans - Telegraph

... are that (a) one should know nothing about climate science, and (b) that one should then appear regularly on the Today programme to terrify listeners that the threat posed by man-made global warming is "much worse than was previously thought". Following those "population biologists" Lord May and Sir John Beddington, and the "surface chemist" Sir David King, the latest to play this game is ...

(240 words by telegraph.co.uk


Off-grid German village banks on wind, sun, pig manure - Yahoo News
(11 Additional Articles)

... the building of high-voltage power lines between Germany's windy north and industrial south. - Future tools - The biggest irony has been that the energy shift, intended to slow climate change, has driven up carbon emissions for the past two years. The problem lies in the fickle nature of renewables. When the sun doesn't shine and the wind doesn't blow, conventional power is needed to ...

(734 words by yahoo.com


Gear shift needed to meet climate pact deadline: observers - Yahoo News
(6 Additional Articles)

... nations still divided loosely along developed-developing country lines on the most fundamental aspects of who will be required to do what to halt the march towards dangerous levels of climate change. They agree the best tool is to curb Earth-warming fossil fuel emissions, which requires an expensive shift to less-polluting energy sources. But poorer nations, many of them facing the highest ...

(734 words by yahoo.com


After Sandy: Are we ready for the next big storm? - The Washington Post
(3 Additional Articles)

... plans that emerged after Sandy blamed for at least 182 deaths and $65 billion in damage in the U.S. are long-term and intertwined with broader efforts at wrestling the effects of global warming. There's no one regional authority in charge, and changes are in the hands of individual property owners as well as institutions. New York City alone has a $20 billion, potentially decades-long ...

(684 words by washingtonpost.com


UN climate change draft sees risks of irreversible damage | Reuters
(3 Additional Articles)

... * Governments, scientists to meet in Copenhagen on UN report * Still time to limit warming - IPCC draft By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the ...

(607 words by reuters.com


UN climate change draft sees risks of irreversible damage | Energy & Oil | Reuters

... * Governments, scientists to meet in Copenhagen on UN report * Still time to limit warming - IPCC draft By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the ...

(249 words by reuters.com


Climate change impacts countered by stricter fisheries management -- ScienceDaily
(2 Additional Articles)

... snappers. A newly published 17-year study by the Wildlife Conservation Society has found that implementing stricter fisheries management overcame the expected detrimental effects of climate change disturbances in coral reef fisheries badly impacted by the 1997/98 El Nino. A new study has found that implementing stricter fisheries management overcame the expected detrimental effects of ...

(411 words by sciencedaily.com


New policymaking tool for shift to renewable energy -- ScienceDaily

... Multiple pathways exist to a low greenhouse gas future, all involving increased efficiency and a dramatic shift in energy supply away from fossil fuels. A new tool, 'SWITCH,' enables policymakers and planners to assess the economic and environmental implications of different energy scenarios. Multiple pathways exist to a low greenhouse gas future, all involving increased efficiency and a ...

(650 words by sciencedaily.com


Options for climate change policy well characterized, study says -- ScienceDaily

... "Large gaps remain in society's consideration of climate policy," said Paul Higgins, the author of the study. "This study can help in the development of a comprehensive strategy for climate change risk management because it explores a much larger set of policy options." The study identifies four categories of climate change risk management: 1) mitigation -- efforts to reduce greenhouse gas ...

(182 words by sciencedaily.com


Climate change caused by ocean, not just atmosphere -- ScienceDaily

... a substantial fall in sea levels. It was the Antarctic ice, they argue, that cut off heat exchange at the ocean's surface and forced it into deep water. They believe this caused global climate change at that time, not carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. "We argue that it was the establishment of the modern deep ocean circulation -- the ocean conveyor -- about 2.7 million years ago, and not a ...

(496 words by sciencedaily.com


Despite California climate law, carbon emissions may be a shell game - LA Times

... Arizona customers instead. (Josh Stephenson / Durango Herald) California's pioneering climate-change law has a long reach, but that doesn't mean all its mandates will help stave off global warming. To meet the requirement that it cut carbon emissions, for example, Southern California Edison recently sold its stake in one of the West's largest coal-fired power plants, located hundreds of ...

(1225 words by latimes.com


Lottery sales surpass $5 billion for first time - LA Times

... rebate Almost 11 million California households will be getting some free electricity on their October-November bills, courtesy of the state's "cap-and-trade" program for curbing greenhouse gas emissions. They'll automatically get an average credit of $35 as their share of the billions of dollars in new state revenue generated by auctions in which polluters buy credits to emit carbon ...

(454 words by latimes.com


Twilight Britain: A looming energy crisis this winter could force power giants to dim the lights in so-called 'brown outs' - with devastating results | Daily Mail Online

... or more, but may be worth the investment if you do work from home. Meanwhile, Ed Davey is doing his best to ensure that we do not panic. A spokesman for his Department of Energy and Climate Change declared: 'The lights will not go out this winter. 'Up and down the country there are power stations on stand-by that can start pumping out power when needed, and the Government has given the ...

(1304 words by dailymail.co.uk


Wind farms 'will never keep the lights on': Study claims turbines are 'expensive and deeply inefficient' | Daily Mail Online

... soaring. The schemes are key to the Government's promise to switch to green energy, reducing the nation's carbon emissions in line with British and EU targets to tackle man-made global warming. The study, entitled Wind Power Reassessed: A review of the UK wind resource for electricity generation, recommends pushing ahead with nuclear power and gas-fired power stations. Ben ...

(381 words by dailymail.co.uk


Secret EPA lab sets mpg ratings for U.S. cars

... facility to support (the auto industry)," said Janet McCabe, Obama administration nominee for assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation. The work is vital. "Climate change is no longer something to debate. It affects our lives and our world as we know it." 'SERIOUS RAMIFICATIONS' The EPA meets regularly with other agencies and car companies, said Dan Barba, a ...

(826 words by usatoday.com


ISIS threat: What Team Obama doesnt want you to know | Fox News

... Secretary Hagel is more concerned about a more lethal adversary. In a speech on Monday, Oct. 13 to the "Conference of Defense Ministers or the Americas" in Peru, Mr. Hagel described "Climate Change" as our primary enemy. Confused? You're not alone. So is our president. On October 14 he attended a mini-military "summit" at Joint Base Andrews. After 2 hours at this "How To Fight" gab-fest with ...

(1079 words by foxnews.com


Global warming will make our winters colder' - Climate Change - Environment - The Independent

... for his investigative journalism. He has a degree in zoology from the University of Oxford and has a special interest in genetics and medical science, human evolution and origins, climate change and the environment. Climate scientists believe they have found evidence to suggest that the loss of floating Arctic sea ice in the Barents and Kara seas north of Scandinavia can affect the ...

(538 words by independent.co.uk


Arctic ice melt seen doubling risk of harsh winters in Europe, Asia
(2 Additional Articles)

... and Asia, a group of Japanese researchers led by the University of Tokyo's Masato Mori said in a study published today in Nature Geoscience . "This counterintuitive effect of the global warming that led to the sea ice decline in the first place makes some people think that global warming has stopped. It has not," Colin Summerhayes, emeritus associate of the Scott Polar Research Institute, ...

(379 words by smh.com.au


Rifts remain at UN talks on climate pact
(2 Additional Articles)

... Bonn: With a 2015 deadline looming large for a global pact on curbingclimate change, six days of United Nations talks have closed in Bonn with delegates and observers deflated over a lack of progress. Rifts over responsibilities for galloping emissions of Earth-warming fossil fuels remain deeply entrenched, they said, preventing detailed negotiations on a new agreement. The meeting of ...

(458 words by smh.com.au


First 'big heat event' melts Australian temperature records
(2 Additional Articles)

... heat, eclipsing a tally of seven set in 1997. Climate experts say Australia's summer is starting earlier and lasting longer, with the peak of heatwaves also becoming more intense. Global warming caused by an increase of greenhouse factors is increasing the likelihood that heat records will continue to tumble at a much faster rate than for cold weather, they say. Warm spell The heat ...

(521 words by smh.com.au

Climate Change News for 10-22-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectors and energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous otheranalytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

You are currently signed up for the Climate Change News and today's issue summarizes global coverage for 10/22/2014.

At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    633
Total Word Count    419,097
News[VIEW]    633 (100.00%)
Unique News Stories    554
Blog Posts[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    70 videos from 59 users totaling 7 Hours / 15.92 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    3 from 1 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
The map below shows all geographic mentions across both mainstream and social media coverage.




TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Barack Obama    32 (5.06%)
Joe Manchin    17 (2.69%)
Stephen Willis    17 (2.69%)
Sheldon Whitehouse    16 (2.53%)
Rick Scott    16 (2.53%)
Tony Abbott    15 (2.37%)
Tom Mason    13 (2.05%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

European Union    54 (8.53%)
United Nations    48 (7.58%)
European Commission    27 (4.27%)
Greenpeace    23 (3.63%)
National Oceanic    22 (3.48%)
Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change    21 (3.32%)
Ipcc    20 (3.16%)
Top cities worldwide mentioned in today's news:

Paris, RhใดAlpes, France    54 (8.53%)
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States    43 (6.79%)
Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium    37 (5.85%)
London, London, City Of, United Kingdom    23 (3.63%)
Lima, Lima, Peru    18 (2.84%)
Copenhagen, KใธAvn*, Denmark    17 (2.69%)
San Francisco, California, United States    16 (2.53%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

EU nations threaten to block green energy rules at summit talks - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... energy policy at talks beginning on Thursday, with nations from Poland to Portugal threatening to block a deal. If the European Union can manage an accord, including a more ambitious greenhouse gas cut, it will be the first major bloc to set an emissions target for 2030 and would set the tone ahead of United Nations talks next year on a global pact to manage climate change. Poland, whose ...

(715 words by yahoo.com


Portugal could block EU climate deal over connection target - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Portugal warned on Wednesday it could block an EU plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions if other states at a summit this week reject a binding target for building cross-border power cables and pipelines. "We will not support a deal that does not include a binding target because we need to create a stable, predictable regulatory framework in order to attract private ...

(496 words by yahoo.com


Factbox: Whos who on the new EU executive - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... including Russian learned on military service. He has been asked to foster sustainable development across his brief to ease environmentalists' concerns about the new energy and climate change commissioner. VICE-PRESIDENT, BUDGET, KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA Bulgaria, center-right, 61. Former World Bank economist, ran humanitarian affairs in outgoing Commission after last-minute nomination ...

(1453 words by yahoo.com


Florida governors race a dead heat, poll shows - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... is to be the lesser of two evils." Debates between the candidates, most recently on Tuesday, have exposed a wide gulf between them on issues including healthcare, gay marriage, climate change, education and the minimum wage. A debate controversy in which Scott last week refused to appear on stage for several minutes because of a small fan Crist had beneath his lectern has had no ...

(296 words by yahoo.com


BBC News - Government allocates 3.7m to help buy 83 eco-friendly buses

... "This fund is helping our bus industry invest in the latest emission reducing technology and is another clear indication of our support and commitment to the bus industry in Scotland. Climate change target "The Scottish Government is committed to public transport and to our ambitious climate change target of reducing carbon emissions by 42% by 2020." Dave Alexander, regional managing ...

(247 words by bbc.co.uk


U.S. needs to invest in Arctic ships, technology to prepare for climate change - envoy | Reuters
(4 Additional Articles)

... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States needs billions of dollars of new equipment including ice-breaking ships, better satellite service and fiber-optic networks as it prepares for climate change and melting ice in the Arctic, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday. The total cost will not be clear until the U.S. government inventories its investment needs, former Coast Guard Commandant ...

(519 words by reuters.com


Why you could be missing out on 100 compensation from your energy firm - Telegraph

... fears of further hassle after an initial stressful experience attempting to resolve the complaint with their supplier directly. Caroline Flint MP, Labour’s shadow energy and climate change secretary, said: "Hundreds of thousands of consumers could be missing out on compensation or waiting months for their complaint to be resolved. "If energy companies don’t deal with ...

(502 words by telegraph.co.uk


The Climate Is Changing | Tony Calandro

... He was forced to keep repeating this action for all eternity. This metaphor could also be used to illustrate the lack of progress governments have made forging a path forward on a climate change treaty. However, if one takes a step back and connects the dots that have been going on in and around the topic of climate change, another perspective begins to emerge. I believe that the climate ...

(1230 words by huffingtonpost.com


Will Our Reliance on Cars Counteract Climate Change Mitigation Efforts? | Rosaly Byrd

... basic tasks such as picking up basic goods or going out to dinner requires driving. Unfortunately, the dependence on cars not only creates annoying traffic but also contributes to climate change through the burning of fossil fuels which release greenhouse gas emissions. 28% of 2012 emissions in the U.S. came from transportation; the second largest source which has also been increasing since ...

(1117 words by huffingtonpost.com


Innovation Earth: The Next Green Tech Town | Jennifer Grayson

... alone national -- let alone global level. A study released last week by the Georgetown Climate Center shows that less than half of U.S. states are preparing for the coming effects of climate change. (Full rundown of the study here, at the Los Angeles Times.) Unbelievably, those unprepared include Louisiana, where coastline is fast disappearing and with it the area's natural protection against ...

(868 words by huffingtonpost.com


A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen - Yahoo News
(5 Additional Articles)

... would replace Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu, one of the few Democrats who has parted with the Obama administration on energy issues. ____ ENVIRONMENT: Oklahoma's Jim Inhofe has called global warming the most media-hyped environmental issue and has criticized EPA regulations as undercutting business growth, a sharp contrast from current chair, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California. ____ ...

(947 words by yahoo.com


Japan coal power plant export push hits U.S. resistance - Yahoo Finance

... soared to nearly $8 billion last year as it looks to boost infrastructure exports, defying U.S. calls for developed nations to stop investment in foreign coal projects to curb greenhouse gas emissions. While the issue is unlikely to blow up into a major dispute, it could taint the two allies' typically close relationship on energy and comes ahead of a November gathering of the ...

(947 words by yahoo.com


Jane Says: Theres An Environmental Case to Be Made For Eating Grass-Fed Beef - Yahoo News

... experience on a Bolinas cattle ranch with her husband, Bill Niman, a pioneer in the humanely raised "good meat" business. In Defending Beef , you'll find chapters ranging from climate change, grass, and water to health concerns, ethical considerations, and moreincluding meticulous footnotes and index. In "Water," one of the book's most granular chapters, Hahn Niman explains that water ...

(1204 words by yahoo.com


Counterinsurgency expert: Beating ISIS will require U.S. ground troops in Iraq | Power Players - Yahoo News

... and Practice," Nagl lays out why he believes the future of warfare will be characterized less by traditional combat and more by long-term, ambiguous struggles, such as insurgencies, climate change, and contagions. The current fight against Ebola provides a "particularly frightening" example, he said. "I think what we're going to see is the Pentagon dealing with the effects of climate change, ...

(547 words by yahoo.com


Germany says certificate prices in ETS must rise - Yahoo Finance

... BERLIN, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Certificate prices in Europe's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) must rise in order for the system to be effective in fightingclimate change, a senior German official said on Wednesday. Last week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the European Union to fight global warming by quickly reforming the ETS, and as part of that, reducing surplus CO2 certificates. (Repor ...

(111 words by yahoo.com


UPDATE 1-EU nations threaten to block green energy rules at summit talks | Reuters
(2 Additional Articles)

... * New policy to replace existing 2020 goals * EU to set tone for globalclimate change talks * Poland leads objections, but not alone (Adds detail, further quote) By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, Oct 22 (Reuters) - EU leaders face a long day on Thursday as they seek to agree on a new decade of climate and energy policy at a summit in Brussels, with nations from Poland to Portugal threatening ...

(841 words by reuters.com


EU nations threaten to block green energy rules at summit talks | Energy & Oil | Reuters

... * New policy to replace existing 2020 goals * EU to set tone for globalclimate change talks * Poland leads objections, but not alone By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, Oct 22 (Reuters) - EU leaders face hours of haggling as they seek to agree on a new decade of climate and energy policy at talks beginning on Thursday, with nations from Poland to Portugal threatening to block a deal. If the ...

(283 words by reuters.com


EU leaders seek climate deal, but are divided over costs | Reuters

... * New policy to replace existing 2020 goals * EU to set tone for globalclimate change talks * Poland leads objections, but is not alone By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, Oct 23 (Reuters) - European leaders aim to agree a new decade of energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions out to 2030 at an EU summit on Thursday, though sharp differences over sharing the cost means a deal could ...

(758 words by reuters.com


China readies legal framework for carbon market, hefty fines possible | Reuters

... carbon trading market but has yet to decide how to set emission caps for big polluters, according to a draft government document seen by Reuters. The world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases plans to launch a national emissions trading scheme in 2016 in a bid to reduce its impact on climate change and make its economy less reliant on polluting fossil fuels. Under the scheme, big ...

(590 words by reuters.com


Lawmaker proposes carbon trading to tackle climate change in Australia | Reuters

... carbon market, in a move to try and break a deadlock in the country's climate policy. Australia's conservative Liberal party government in July repealed a tax on climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions for its 350 biggest companies, claiming the scheme was too costly while achieving little in terms of emission cuts. But the country, the developed world's biggest carbon emitter per ...

(422 words by reuters.com


Japan coal power plant export push hits U.S. resistance | Agricultural Commodities | Reuters

... soared to nearly $8 billion last year as it looks to boost infrastructure exports, defying U.S. calls for developed nations to stop investment in foreign coal projects to curb greenhouse gas emissions. While the issue is unlikely to blow up into a major dispute, it could taint the two allies' typically close relationship on energy and comes ahead of a November gathering of the ...

(316 words by reuters.com


Portugal could block EU climate deal over connection target | Reuters

... stranded by lack of links * Could reduce EU dependency on Russian fuel By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Portugal warned on Wednesday it could block an EU plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions if other states at a summit this week reject a binding target for building cross-border power cables and pipelines. "We will not support a deal that does not include a binding target ...

(238 words by reuters.com


Germany says certificate prices in ETS must rise | Energy & Oil | Reuters

... BERLIN Oct 22 (Reuters) - Certificate prices in Europe's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) must rise in order for the system to be effective in fightingclimate change, a senior German official said on Wednesday. Last week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the European Union to fight global warming by quickly reforming the ETS, and as part of that, reducing surplus CO2 certificates. (Repor ...

(130 words by reuters.com


Germany says certificate prices in ETS must rise | Reuters

... BERLIN Oct 22 (Reuters) - Certificate prices in Europe's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) must rise in order for the system to be effective in fightingclimate change, a senior German official said on Wednesday. Last week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the European Union to fight global warming by quickly reforming the ETS, and as part of that, reducing surplus CO2 certificates. (Report ...

(69 words by reuters.com


Florida candidates stake out political differences in third debate | Reuters

... embarrassing debate-delaying squabble over a cooling fan. The debates have exposed a yawning political gulf between the two candidates on issues including healthcare, gay marriage, climate change, education and the minimum wage. As incumbent Scott is riding the wave of economic recovery while Crist, a former Republican who switched parties, faces the challenge of convincing Democrats he is ...

(392 words by reuters.com


FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities Launch Request for Proposal for 2014 Solar and Renewable Energy Credits
(3 Additional Articles)

... costs and to mitigate low energy, capacity and market prices; other legislative and regulatory changes, and revised environmental requirements, including, but not limited to, possible greenhouse gas emission, water discharge, and coal combustion residual regulations, the potential impacts of Cross State Air Pollution Rule, and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's ...

(1700 words by cnn.com


Stock Markets. Bond Markets. Water Markets? - Washington Wire - WSJ

... Put aside the question of whether man-made climate change has caused the problem. What matters now is: What is the solution? The first reaction to shortages is to ration. Tell people they can't water their lawns, then limit the amount of water they can use in their homes, and so forth. The result? No one is happy. Rationing is how the U.S. responded to oil shortages in the 1970s, and it led ...

(132 words by wsj.com

Climate Change News for 10-21-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectors and energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous otheranalytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

You are currently signed up for the Climate Change News and today's issue summarizes global coverage for 10/21/2014.

At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    549
Total Word Count    382,177
News[VIEW]    549 (100.00%)
Unique News Stories    475
Blog Posts[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    91 videos from 76 users totaling 15 Hours / 59.87 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    24 from 4 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
The map below shows all geographic mentions across both mainstream and social media coverage.




TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Mary Polak    32 (5.83%)
Barack Obama    27 (4.92%)
Christy Clark    22 (4.01%)
El Nino    19 (3.46%)
Jessica Blunden    19 (3.46%)
David Keane    18 (3.28%)
Chandra Herbert    14 (2.55%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change    31 (5.65%)
National Oceanic    28 (5.10%)
European Union    27 (4.92%)
Ipcc    26 (4.74%)
United Nations    20 (3.64%)
National Climatic Data Center    18 (3.28%)
European Commission    18 (3.28%)
Top cities worldwide mentioned in today's news:

Paris, RhใดAlpes, France    52 (9.47%)
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States    45 (8.20%)
British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada    25 (4.55%)
London, London, City Of, United Kingdom    25 (4.55%)
Victoria, Seychelles (General), Seychelles    21 (3.83%)
Lima, Lima, Peru    18 (3.28%)
Pacific Ocean, Oc,    17 (3.10%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

U.S. needs to invest in Arctic ships, technology to prepare for climate change: envoy - Yahoo News
(4 Additional Articles)

... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States needs billions of dollars of new equipment including ice-breaking ships, better satellite service and fiber-optic networks as it prepares for climate change and melting ice in the Arctic, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday. The total cost will not be clear until the U.S. government inventories its investment needs, former Coast Guard Commandant ...

(519 words by yahoo.com


EU says Honeywell, DuPont car refrigerant deal may be illegal - Yahoo Finance
(2 Additional Articles)

... may have blocked rivals keen to participate in its development and production. The coolant, which is designed to meet an EU directive aimed at reducing the use of fluorinated greenhouse gases in car air conditioning systems, has pitted EU regulators against Germany and its powerful car makers led by Daimler. Last month the Commission ordered Germany to stop its carmakers using a ...

(334 words by yahoo.com


Florida candidates stake out political differences in third debate - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... embarrassing debate-delaying squabble over a cooling fan. The debates have exposed a yawning political gulf between the two candidates on issues including healthcare, gay marriage, climate change, education and the minimum wage. As incumbent Scott is riding the wave of economic recovery while Crist, a former Republican who switched parties, faces the challenge of convincing Democrats he is ...

(392 words by yahoo.com


Brazil protects giant swathe of Amazon rainforest - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... are forbidden. Putting large areas of mostly intact rainforest under federal protection is one of the tools the Brazilian government has to combat deforestation and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. The creation of these reserves is part of the country's climate policy. Deforestation is the main cause of carbon emissions in Brazil, unlike most countries where the burning of fossil ...

(234 words by yahoo.com


EU antitrust watchdog eyes DuPont, Honeywell - Yahoo News
(4 Additional Articles)

... and Honeywell International may be violating antitrust rules in their cooperative venture to supply the only automotive air-conditioning refrigerant that meets European standards for greenhouse gas emissions, regulators said Tuesday. DuPont, based in Wilmington, Delaware, and Honeywell, based in Morristown, New Jersey, created a partnership in 2010 to develop the refrigerant after the ...

(276 words by yahoo.com


This Is How America Will Reduce Pollution and Stamp Out Our Carbon Footprint | Frances Beinecke

... ones coping with high temperatures. Last month was the hottest September on record and the entire summer was the hottest globally. These shattered records confirm once again that climate change is threatening our health and communities right now. The danger will only increase unless we confront this problem at its root: fossil fuel pollution. We know how to do it, and our nation has ...

(769 words by huffingtonpost.com


'We Are All Noah Now' (Noah, Genesis 6:9-11:32)' | Rabbi Shoshana Meira Friedman

... does not need any stretch of metaphor or quotation marks to make it fit the headlines of our own age. Superstorms come, sea levels rise and there is massive loss of life attributed to climate change -- with the threat of much more. Biblical scholars point out that Noah is in many ways a second Creation story. Indeed, much of the language reflects the first chapter of Genesis, including the ...

(1068 words by huffingtonpost.com


Simple Questions, Simple Answers for North Carolina Voters | Heather Taylor-Miesle

... Is Kay Hagan the Clean Choice in North Carolina? Yes. Is climate changereal? Yes. Is Kay Hagan Running Clean? Yes. Is Thom Tillis a Dirty Denier? Yes. Simple questions with simple answers. Unfortunately, Thom Tillis, who is challenging incumbent Kay Hagan to represent North Carolina in the U.S. Senate, can't get even a simple question right. Asked at a debate whether climate change is real, ...

(411 words by huffingtonpost.com


These Republicans Prove You Don't Have To Be A Scientist To Have A Lot To Say About Science

... WASHINGTON -- There was a time when many Republican candidates would say that climate change wasn't real, or at least, wasn't being caused by human activity. But in 2014, many have instead started to dodge questions about their positions on climate change by pleading ignorance: "I'm not a scientist " This increasingly common response is not limited to questions about climate change. Indeed, ...

(181 words by huffingtonpost.com


'Green News Report' - October 21, 2014 | Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

... The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republican candidates continue to dodge the climate changequestion; Mountaintop removal coal mining promotes lung cancer; 'Significant' oil spill in Louisiana bayou; 2014 on track to be hottest year on record; PLUS: LEGO breaks up with Shell Oil... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen ...

(199 words by huffingtonpost.com


Pacific Islanders Blockade World's Largest Coal Port To Protest Rising Seas (PHOTOS)

... world's largest coal port in Newcastle, Australia. The action was led by a group of Pacific Climate Warriors, who traveled from their home countries to protest coal's contribution to climate change and the threat of sea level rise to their low-lying islands. The group targeted Australia in particular because it is the second-largest coal exporter in the world and plans to expand production. ...

(318 words by huffingtonpost.com


And Now for Some Good News! | Dr. Sten Odenwald

... Ok. I get it. The world sucks! Among ISIS, Ebola, climate change and constant political in-fighting, we live in a pretty screwed-up world, and the news media wants to remind us of this every day because bad news attracts more interest than good news. But there is a price we pay for the incessant drumroll of negative news and points-of-view. We think the world is more violent, uncaring and ...

(929 words by huffingtonpost.com


Politicians Are No Scientists On Climate Change, But They're Happy To Give Medical Opinions On Ebola

... As Think Progress notes, many of the Republican politicians spreading medical misinformation about Ebola have attested to their lack of qualifications in other scientific fields like climate change: House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) says he's "not qualified" to debate the science of climate change, but insists that President Obama should "absolutely consider" a ban on U.S. travel to West ...

(327 words by huffingtonpost.com


'Green News Report' - October 16, 2014 | Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

... Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rep. Paul Ryan backs away - sort of - from outright climate science denial; Have we reached peak climate change denial?; Turns out natural gas isn't a bridge fuel to a low-emissions future; PLUS: Did a U.S. defense contractor really invent a compact nuclear fusion reactor? Separating fact from fiction... All ...

(225 words by huffingtonpost.com


Politicians Are No Scientists On Climate Change, But They're Happy To Give Medical Opinions On Ebola

... As Think Progress notes, many of the Republican politicians spreading medical misinformation about Ebola have attested to their lack of qualifications in other scientific fields like climate change: House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) says he's "not qualified" to debate the science of climate change, but insists that President Obama should "absolutely consider" a ban on U.S. travel to West ...

(281 words by huffingtonpost.com


Deciphering Monsoons in a Time of Drastic Changes | Sarah Casson

... lives of billions who depend on monsoon rains annually. Without fully understanding the conceptual basis of a monsoon, researchers cannot predict the future behavior of monsoons as the climate changes. Providing accurate climate change information to communities dependent upon a steady monsoon rainfall lies in being able to accurately model future changes of the monsoon. Such modeling depends ...

(771 words by huffingtonpost.com


Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to Head Asia Society Policy Institute - Yahoo News

... concept of transforming the EAS into a wider Asia Pacific Community to help manage deep-rooted tensions in Asia, by building the institutions and culture of common security in Asia. On climate change, Mr. Rudd ratified the Kyoto Protocol in 2007, and legislated successfully in 2008 for a 20 percent mandatory renewable energy target for Australia. He was a co-author of the report of the U.N. ...

(876 words by yahoo.com


US, EU want UN to stress low cost of climate change fight - draft | Reuters
(3 Additional Articles)

... up climate science By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The United States and European Union want the U.N. to stress the low cost of fighting climate change in a draft handbook on the issue that it is compiling, a leaked document showed on Tuesday. The United States wants the handbook to do more to show that the costs of action "will be almost ...

(608 words by reuters.com


U.S. Arctic envoy looks to 1970s New York for inspiration | Reuters
(4 Additional Articles)

... coordinate policy in the world's air conditioner. Papp said the United States will focus on three issues during its tenure as chair: Arctic ocean safety, mitigating and adapting to climate change, and exploring economic options for the people that live in the planet's North. "We are going to have the microphone for two years," Papp told Reuters in an interview. "We are going to start a ...

(710 words by reuters.com


U.S. insurance firms failing to address climate change risk -report | Reuters

... WASHINGTON Oct 21 (Reuters) - Most U.S. insurance companies are completely unprepared to address the risks related to climate change, a new survey published Wednesday found, a finding that could have negative consequence for the wider debate over how to tackle the issue. Environmental investor advocacy group Ceres conducted a survey of 330 insurers representing 87 percent of the U.S. ...

(449 words by reuters.com


U.S., EU want U.N. to stress low cost of climate change fight - draft | World | Reuters

... By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - The United States and European Union want the U.N. to stress the low cost of fighting climate change in a draft handbook on the issue that it is compiling, a leaked document showed on Tuesday. The United States wants the handbook to do more to show that the costs of action "will be almost insignificant relative to projected growth", the document showed. ...

(308 words by reuters.com


INTERVIEW-U.S. Arctic envoy looks to 1970s New York for inspiration | Agricultural Commodities | Reuters

... coordinate policy in the world's air conditioner. Papp said the United States will focus on three issues during its tenure as chair: Arctic ocean safety, mitigating and adapting to climate change, and exploring economic options for the people that live in the planet's North. "We are going to have the microphone for two years," Papp told Reuters in an interview. "We are going to start a ...

(384 words by reuters.com


Temperatures have been above average for 355 straight months - The Washington Post
(3 Additional Articles)

... daily temperature results come in, it's becoming ever more likely," says John Abraham, a climate scientist at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota who studies ocean warming and climate change. Abraham emphasizes, though, that there are several other global agencies besides NOAA (including our own NASA) that also track temperatures and they don't always perfectly agree on the ranking of ...

(687 words by washingtonpost.com


Rick S. Piltz, whistleblower on federal climate policy, dies at 71 - The Washington Post

... S. Piltz, a longtime climate policy analyst who exposed how top-level George W. Bush administration officials edited scientific reports to minimize the link between human activity and climate change, died Oct. 18 at a hospice center in Washington. He was 71. The cause was complications from bladder cancer, said his wife, Karen Metchis. He was a resident of Chevy Chase, Md. For a decade, Mr. ...

(2835 words by washingtonpost.com


How a polarized America negotiates with the world - The Washington Post

... will pass a nonbinding resolution condemning Kerry's choice of tie. (Reuters/Leonhard Foeger) About six weeks ago I noted that the Obama administration's approach to international climate change negotiations could be distilled down into "bypass Congress as much as possible." There are understandable reasons for the administration to try this gambit, but it also introduces a greater element ...

(913 words by washingtonpost.com


NSF scientist leads cutting-edge Antarctica research program - The Washington Post

... A large and prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) research program in Antarctica has uncovered important scientific discoveries aboutclimate change, the origins of the universe, previously unknown sea life and two new dinosaur species. Leading this ambitious effort is Scott Gerald Borg, a scientist who coordinates the direction of and funding for the program's entire portfolio, which ...

(850 words by washingtonpost.com


Flood threat on East, Gulf coasts set to grow (Opinion) - CNN.com

... Eastern seaboard. Sandy, which brought extensive flooding to New York and Atlantic City, was described by many as a once in a generation storm. But in the coming years, thanks to global warming, it won't take superstorms like Sandy to bring regular and potentially dangerous flooding to parts of the United States. Tidal flooding used to be a relatively rare occurrence along the East Coast ...

(936 words by cnn.com

Climate Change News for 10-20-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectors and energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous other analytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

You are currently signed up for the Climate Change News and today's issue summarizes global coverage for 10/20/2014.

At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    599
Total Word Count    421,292
News[VIEW]    599 (100.00%)
Unique News Stories    500
Blog Posts[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    66 videos from 54 users totaling 9 Hours / 43.02 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    14 from 4 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
The map below shows all geographic mentions across both mainstream and social media coverage.




TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Jessica Blunden    28 (4.67%)
Donald Wuebbles    28 (4.67%)
El Nino    27 (4.51%)
Barack Obama    22 (3.67%)
Mary Polak    17 (2.84%)
Christy Clark    17 (2.84%)
Ed Davey    16 (2.67%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

National Oceanic    38 (6.34%)
National Climatic Data Center    35 (5.84%)
European Union    29 (4.84%)
University Of Illinois    28 (4.67%)
United Nations    26 (4.34%)
European Commission    22 (3.67%)
Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change    20 (3.34%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

Fire at British power station under control - RWE npower - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... on its website, citing Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue. "I've been reassured by National Grid that there is no risk to electricity supplies," Britain's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, said in a statement. "My priority is to understand the cause of the fire and get the affected unit back generating electricity as soon as it's safe to do so," he added. According to ...

(223 words by yahoo.com


EUs Barroso warns Britain against historic mistake on immigration - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... Barroso said that while he understood British voters' concerns over Europe, the country has benefited from having the backing of other EU states on geopolitical issues such as climate change negotiations and sanctions against Russia. "In short, could the UK get by without a little help from your friends? My answer is probably not," he said. The Sunday Times newspaper, citing ...

(671 words by yahoo.com


BBC News - Australia prepares for dangerous bushfire season
(2 Additional Articles)

... increased risk of fire and that worse-than-normal seasons are becoming the norm. And one of the country's top firefighters has warned that the loss of homes was now inescapable as climate change drives more frequent and fiercer blazes. Hot, dry conditions in the lead up to summer have increased the likelihood of "very high fire danger weather" in the nation's most populous state, New ...

(651 words by bbc.co.uk


BBC News - Europe emission targets will fail to protect climate
(2 Additional Articles)

... Europe's leaders are about to consign the Earth to the risk of dangerousclimate change, a UN expert says. Prof Jim Skea, a vice-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, says the EU's plan to cut CO2 emissions 40% by 2030 is too weak. He says it will commit future governments to "extraordinary and unprecedented" emissions cuts. The Commission rejected the claim, saying the 4 ...

(533 words by bbc.co.uk


BBC News - Cheap African solar energy could power UK homes in 2018
(2 Additional Articles)

... of solar power to the UK from Tunisia if the company wins a contract for difference (CFD) from the British government. Under new rules published by the Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc) in the Summer, the government will allow developers of renewable energy projects that are not based in the UK to bid for contracts that guarantee subsidies to supply power. TuNur says it ...

(905 words by bbc.co.uk


Still the Same: Bob Seger launching tour, album - Yahoo News
(13 Additional Articles)

... and his Silver Bullet Band have tried dropping a few from the set list. "Ride Out" features a mix of rock songs, covers and ballad-like tunes, including one that takes on the topic of climate change. "It's all about my kids," Seger said. "I'm not going to be around that much longer but we've all got to worry about our kids and their future." ...

(271 words by yahoo.com


Another month, another global heat record broken - Yahoo News
(14 Additional Articles)

... also should sound familiar: 1995, 1997, 1998, 2005 and 2010 all broke NOAA records for the hottest years since records started being kept in 1880. "This is one of many indicators that climate change has not stopped and that it continues to be one of the most important issues facing humanity," said University of Illinois climate scientist Donald Wuebbles. Some non-scientists who are skeptical ...

(479 words by yahoo.com


Jos Manuel Barroso: the Thatcher I knew would not have bowed to Ukip pressure - Telegraph

... have been within the European Union. "In spite of all the efforts we have been making together, with successive British governments, for economic reform, cutting red tape, climate change, support for development, it was not perceived in this country that many of the reforms that this country wants are under way," he says. "Part of the responsibility, not all of it, lies with ...

(1087 words by telegraph.co.uk


UK fracking faces bust amid Opec oil price war - Telegraph

... Oil & Gas UK told the Telegraph. "You can’t just plough up bits of Surrey and Blackpool like they can do in parts of the US." Despite these concerns, the Department of Energy & Climate Change (Decc) says that the licensing round – arguably the most important for the UK’s upstream sector since the opening up of the North Sea in the 1970s – is progressing regardless of ...

(1459 words by telegraph.co.uk


Blowing Smoke at Global Warming | Margo T. Oge

... of overwhelming scientific evidence that its products create a deadly health risk. For decades, climate scientists have released report after report about the risks of man-made climate change, a phenomenon driven by the release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere from burning fossil fuel. Over the past few decades, thousand of scientists, government agencies, health authorities and ...

(1535 words by huffingtonpost.com


Climate Change on the Nuclear Subcontinent | Charles B. Strozier

... Co-authored by William Blakemore In a recent blog post, Secretary of State John Kerry described climate change as a "gathering storm," already affecting millions around the world and posing direct challenges to our national security and global stability. In a new report, the Pentagon agreed. Indeed, our climate is changing in erratic but decisive ways, as the ice caps melt, seas warm (and ...

(1086 words by huffingtonpost.com


Climate Change This Week: Driving Fast n' FREE on Solar, Record Rising Seas, and More! | Mary Ellen Harte

... OO Northern Chile Has Top Renewables Market WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: Peterforsyth at Wikimedia Commons OO Hundreds Of Hunting And Fishing Groups Speak Out For Action On Climate Change OO Greenpeace Sinks Lego's Deal With Shell Oil Over Arctic Drilling - which included having toddlers get their plastic cars "filled" at Shell Gas stations... makes your heart curdle, just ...

(1958 words by huffingtonpost.com


Mitch McConnell vs. Alison Lundergan-Grimes Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Kentucky Senate Race 2014 | Campus Election Engagement Project

... for by increasing taxes on income over a million dollars? McConnell : No Lundergan-Grimes : Yes Environment : Do you believe that human activity is a major factor contributing to climate change? McConnell : No Lundergan-Grimes : Yes Environment : Do you support government action to limit the levels of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere? McConnell : No Lundergan-Grimes : Opposes EPA ...

(900 words by huffingtonpost.com


These Last 6 Months Were The Warmest Humans Have Ever Recorded On Earth - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... years. That means global temperatures may have already passed a level that human civilization has never experienced. The sheer size and depth of the world's oceans means that most of global warming's extra heat has been stored there. For the last decade or so, atmospheric warming has been playing catch up. That means things will just keep getting warmer and humans are doing a poor job of ...

(516 words by yahoo.com


Population growth far outpaces food supply in conflict-ravaged Sahel - study - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Sahel region's ability to produce food is not keeping pace with its growing population, and global warming will only exacerbate the imbalance, according to a new study. Among the 22 countries making up the arid region in northern Africa, the population grew to 471 million in 2010 from 367 million in 2000, a jump of nearly 30 percent. As the population ...

(541 words by yahoo.com


Climate negotiators urged to build bridges at Bonn talks - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... for the first time apply to 195 nations, rich and poor alike. Figueres said a September 23 climate summit called by UN chief Ban Ki-moon had "shifted the ground on what is possible in climate change". "Collectively, your heads of state have reassured the world that we will address climate change," she said via webcast. "Today, dear delegates, the world's eyes turn to you. It is up to you to ...

(413 words by yahoo.com


Morgan Fairchild: Badass Terrorism Wonk - Yahoo News

... can. If you're one of her 33,000-plus followers on Twitter, the first half of that sentence wasn't actually much of a secret. Fairchild constantly tweets news stories on chaos abroad, climate change, money in politics, and American foreign policy. READ MORE Ex-Nazis Got Millions in Social Security "[Some of my followers] don't really expect the eclectic nature of my interests," Fairchild, who ...

(2034 words by yahoo.com


What Its Like to Spend a Month Under the Sea - Yahoo News

... here in Manhattan that his team was able to collect three years' worth of data enough to fill 12 forthcoming scientific papers on topics that range from the unexpected effects of climate change to the ways in which the loss of marine predators affects coral reefs. While the focus of the mission was on the world outside the habitat, Cousteau and his colleagues also monitored their own ...

(628 words by yahoo.com


Kerry in Southeast Asia seeking support against IS - Yahoo News

... Asian countries on areas "where we believe and hope that the individual countries can do more", the State Department official said. Territorial disputes in the South China Sea, climate change and the Ebola virus will also be on the agenda during the meetings, officials said. Following his visit to Indonesia, Kerry will head to Germany to attend events marking the 25th anniversary of ...

(493 words by yahoo.com


Young Journalist Fights Big Oil to Save One Citys Elections - Yahoo News

... Deepwater Horizon That You Probably Didn't Hear About Does Your Favorite Food Have a Political Agenda? Here's How to Find Out How a Billionaire Is Using Oil Profits to Help Climate Change Victims Original article from TakePart ...

(1295 words by yahoo.com


Population growth far outpaces food supply in conflict-ravaged Sahel - study | Top News | Reuters

... By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Sahel region's ability to produce food is not keeping pace with its growing population, and global warming will only exacerbate the imbalance, according to a new study. Among the 22 countries making up the arid region in northern Africa, the population grew to 471 million in 2010 from 367 million in 2000, a jump of nearly 30 ...

(286 words by reuters.com


UPDATE 1-British Columbia to unveil details of new LNG tax this week | Reuters

... (Adds details of new greenhouse gas emission targets) By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER Oct 20 (Reuters) - British Columbia is set to unveil the details of its long-awaited liquefied natural gas tax regime within days, which could sway investment decisions on several proposed export terminals in the Canadian Pacific Coast province. The provincial government, which is banking on the nascent LNG ...

(467 words by reuters.com


UPDATE 2-Britain targets 2017 for start of European carbon market reforms | Reuters

... remain available to provide protection against insufficient liquidity and prices rising too quickly". The EU ETS, the world's biggest carbon market, regulates around half of Europe's greenhouse gas output by forcing over 12,000 power plants, factories and airlines to surrender an allowance for every tonne they emit. A majority of EU states and the bloc's parliament must agree for the ...

(566 words by reuters.com


UPDATE 3-Fire at British power station under control - RWE npower | Energy & Oil | Reuters

... on its website, citing Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue. "I've been reassured by National Grid that there is no risk to electricity supplies," Britain's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, said in a statement. "My priority is to understand the cause of the fire and get the affected unit back generating electricity as soon as it's safe to do so," he added. According to ...

(309 words by reuters.com


Fire at British power station under control: RWE npower | Reuters

... on its website, citing Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue. "I've been reassured by National Grid that there is no risk to electricity supplies," Britain's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, said in a statement. "My priority is to understand the cause of the fire and get the affected unit back generating electricity as soon as it's safe to do so," he added. Didcot B can ...

(186 words by reuters.com


UPDATE 1-U.S. to study petroleum reserve in light of climbing output | Energy & Oil | Reuters

... would probably boost the national economy and ease the U.S. trade deficit but the environment could be harmed, according to the report. "Increased crude oil production may increase greenhouse gases and other air emissions," the report found. "In addition, removing export restrictions may affect water quality." "Removing crude oil export restrictions is likely to increase domestic crude oil ...

(561 words by reuters.com


Britain targets 2017 for start of European carbon market reforms | Reuters

... market participants as analysts say the reserve could add around 11 euros to carbon prices CFI2Zc1. The EU ETS, the world's biggest carbon market, regulates around half of Europe's greenhouse gas output by forcing over 12,000 power plants, factories and airlines to surrender an allowance for every tonne they emit. (Reporting by Ben Garside; Editing by David Goodman and Susan Thomas) ...

(293 words by reuters.com

Global Warming Updates for 10-18-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectors and energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous otheranalytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

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At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    289
Total Word Count    220,767
News[VIEW]    289 (100.00%)
Unique News Stories    244
Blog Posts[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    44 videos from 33 users totaling 6 Hours / 43.02 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    19 from 3 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
The map below shows all geographic mentions across both mainstream and social media coverage.




TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Barack Obama    40 (13.84%)
Yang Jiechi    23 (7.96%)
John Kerry    22 (7.61%)
Joko Widodo    18 (6.23%)
Jerry Brown    14 (4.84%)
Hillary Rodham Clinton    12 (4.15%)
Neel Kashkari    12 (4.15%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

European Union    16 (5.54%)
United Nations    16 (5.54%)
Environmental Protection Agency    12 (4.15%)
University Of Southern California    12 (4.15%)
Gap Inc    11 (3.81%)
Public Policy Institute Of California    11 (3.81%)
Department Of Energy    10 (3.46%)
Top cities worldwide mentioned in today's news:

Washington, District Of Columbia, United States    46 (15.92%)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States    28 (9.69%)
Beijing, Beijing, China    24 (8.30%)
Jinping, Yunnan, China    22 (7.61%)
South China Sea, Brunei (General), Brunei    19 (6.57%)
Paris, RhใดAlpes, France    17 (5.88%)
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia    13 (4.50%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

U.S. and China look to manage differences, cooperate against threats - Yahoo News
(6 Additional Articles)

... on Saturday before a second day of talks with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi. He listed areas of cooperation ranging from Afghanistan, the North Korea nuclear situation, Iran, climate change and counter terrorism, including the effort against Islamic State. Yang said the aim of his visit was prepare the way for a meeting between China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack ...

(478 words by yahoo.com


Brown pursues lasting policy legacy in California - Yahoo News
(8 Additional Articles)

... and steadying the state's finances, the quirky 76-year-old Democrat is looking to put his stamp on the state's water and transportation infrastructure and playing statesman on global climate change, recently addressing a UN Climate Change conference. Brown's relative success at wresting control of the state's once-massive budget deficit and his skill at distancing himself from political ...

(820 words by yahoo.com


BBC News - Minister says solar farms are a blight on the landscape
(5 Additional Articles)

... used to grow crops, fruit and vegetables. "We import two-thirds of our apples, and using more land for solar panels makes it harder to improve that." The Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc) announced plans to limit its support for large-scale solar farms earlier this year. Subsidies under the existing "renewables obligation" will end next April under the proposals. Decc ...

(335 words by bbc.co.uk


BBC News - The element that causes arguments

... produces that has made the technology so unpopular around the world and explains why, for decades, environmentalists were implacably opposed to it. But as evidence of the effects of global warming grows, the balance of risk is changing: the danger of nuclear disaster now needs to be weighed against the overwhelming consensus that greenhouse gas emissions are causing the climate to change. ...

(2616 words by bbc.co.uk


Ed Miliband and Baroness Worthington, the most expensive man and woman in Britain’s history - Telegraph

... The man is Ed Miliband, who in 2008 pushed through the final version of the Climate Change Act. It made us the only country in the world legally committed between now and 2050 to cutting our emissions of CO2 by a staggering 80 per cent. Even then, the Government projected that this would cost us up to £734 billion. The latest figures from the EU and the International Energy Agency ...

(1261 words by telegraph.co.uk


Owen Paterson: Let's put our energy into winning back 'small-c' conservatives - Telegraph

... "Our current energy policy is a slave to flawed climate action," declared Owen Paterson. "The [European Union’s] 2050 target requires a reduction ingreenhouse gas emissions by 80pc relative to 1990 levels," he said. "Yet only the UK has made it legally binding through the Climate Change Act, a piece of legislation I and virtually every other MP voted for." Achieving the 2050 target ...

(1117 words by telegraph.co.uk


US, China vow to manage rifts ahead of Obama visit - Yahoo News
(4 Additional Articles)

... Hong Kong. At the same time, the two countries are working together on efforts to rein in nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea and have a common goal in curbing Islamist extremism, climate change and Ebola. China is among several countries the Obama administration has implored to step up efforts to fight the Ebola virus by contributing more to the international campaign to stop its spread ...

(373 words by yahoo.com


The Difficult Dance of the 2014 Climate Change Denier | Gene Karpinski

... At the start of this year on this site, we urged the media and politicians to debate climate solutions, not the settled science of climate change. The good news is that, more than ever before, candidates are being forced to explain their positions on climate change and what they plan to do about it. In key Senate races around the country, candidates have gotten into heated exchanges about the ...

(437 words by huffingtonpost.com


Why We Need War for a Great Recovery | Harlan Green

... 10 years of massive infrastructure building, retooling of whole industries, and a World War to recover. But aren't the wars are we are now fighting -- against ISIS, Ebola and global climate change -- such equivalents? What do we mean by that? Even the New Deal wasn't enough to get us out of the Great Depression. It took the mobilization of everyone in the effort of producing and building ...

(897 words by huffingtonpost.com


Kerry congratulates Iraq on defense, interior ministers - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... and the United States are cooperating on, even as we have some differences that we try to manage effectively," Kerry said. Kerry said North Korea, Afghanistan, Iran, the Ebola virus, climate change and the Islamic State group were among the topics of talks. Yang said "much progress" had been made in the relationship between the United States and China. "I'm sure that China-US relationship ...

(212 words by yahoo.com


Readers Write: Why renewable energy isnt the answer; minimum wage is a major threat to the country - Yahoo News

... past several weeks, including the Sept. 22 cover story, "Climate controller," and the Sept. 29 cover story, "The accidental oilman," offering different perspectives on the concerns of climate change. They all seem to treat the science of human-caused warming of the planet as an assumption, rather than a question - even though there is little evidence of warming over the past 15 years. Even more ...

(387 words by yahoo.com


U.S. and China look to manage differences, cooperate against threats | Reuters
(3 Additional Articles)

... on Saturday before a second day of talks with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi. He listed areas of cooperation ranging from Afghanistan, the North Korea nuclear situation, Iran, climate change and counterterrorism, including the effort against Islamic State. Yang said the aim of his visit was to prepare the way for a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack ...

(590 words by reuters.com


U.S. biofuel mandate cuts would raise carbon pollution: lawmakers | Reuters

... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration's proposed cuts to U.S. biofuel use targets could undermine the White House's plan to tackleclimate change, according to two Democrats on the Senate committee that oversees the renewable fuel mandate. The Environmental Protection Agency's plan, slashing requirements for blending ethanol and biodiesel into U.S. fuel supplies in 2014, would ...

(373 words by reuters.com


US and China look to manage differences, cooperate against threats | World | Reuters

... on Saturday before a second day of talks with China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi. He listed areas of cooperation ranging from Afghanistan, the North Korea nuclear situation, Iran, climate change and counter terrorism, including the effort against Islamic State. Yang said the aim of his visit was prepare the way for a meeting between China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack ...

(372 words by reuters.com


U.S. and China look to manage differences, cooperate against threats | Reuters

... on Saturday before a second day of talks with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi. He listed areas of cooperation ranging from Afghanistan, the North Korea nuclear situation, Iran, climate change and counter terrorism, including the effort against Islamic State. Yang said the aim of his visit was prepare the way for a meeting between China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack ...

(581 words by reuters.com


Abengoa Celebrates Grand Opening of Its First Commercial-Scale Next Generation Biofuels Plant

... ethanol plants in the country, Hugoton builds on recent industry momentum showcasing cellulosic ethanol as a sustainable alternative fuel source that significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions and increases energy independence. In addition to the plant's crucial role in proving the commercial viability of cellulosic ethanol, its success provides a platform for the company's ...

(1016 words by cnn.com


Canary for climate change: How past extinctions have influenced modern distribution, population size of existing species -- ScienceDaily

... basin circulation, such as the onset of Gulf Stream circulation. The results contextualize contemporary changes in geographic range and decreases in population sizes of seabirds due to global warming and overfishing. Smith and Clarke also considered the evolution of wing-propelled diving -- a rare behavior found in only one-half percent of all birds. Previously assumed to be a nascent feature ...

(760 words by sciencedaily.com


Shrinking resource margins in Sahel region of Africa -- ScienceDaily

... unchanged," said Hakim Abdi, a doctoral student in physical geography and ecosystem science at Lund University. According to the study, this is a worrying trend in the light of climate change and population forecasts of close to one billion people in the region by 2050. The situation means that the margin between supply and demand for primary production is shrinking year on year. In ...

(453 words by sciencedaily.com


Good billionaire vs. bad billionaire won't solve climate change - LA Times

... To the editor: I agree with hedge-fund billionaire Tom Steyer that global warming is a critical issue. But I don't think we'll solve this crisis via a billionaire-vs.-billionaire grudge match, with him trying to shout down the Koch brothers from the opposite end of the political realm. ("Tom Steyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now," Oct. 11) We need solutions that ...

(272 words by latimes.com


EU pushes back deadlines 2 years in green energy funding scheme | Daily Mail Online

... from seven EU member states including Britain, France and Germany, throws a lifeline to some projects struggling to comply with the EU's 2.1 billion euro ($2.7 billion) scheme to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The recipients under the first round of the NER300 programme had been due to make their final investment decisions by the end of 2014 and be operational by the end of 2016, but seven ...

(297 words by dailymail.co.uk


Eclipse of the solar farms: Environment Secretary Liz Truss tells farmers 'no more handouts for ugly fields of glass...grow veg!' | Daily Mail Online

... became leader, in an attempt to give them an eco-friendly image. However, the Prime Minister's enthusiasm for 'green power' has dimmed with growing scepticism about the speed of climate change and a growing backlash against the appearance and energy efficiency of wind turbines and solar farms. Mr Cameron, who once vowed to lead the 'greenest government ever', publicly promised to 'roll ...

(1366 words by dailymail.co.uk


Censure a remedy for powerful political climate change deniers - Rochester Environmental News | Examiner.com

... in Rochester with the People'sClimateMarch/WesternNY, was a massive demonstration that is finally starting to sink in. Social experts are stating that because of the march "The Climate Change Movement Is Not Wishful Thinking Anymore"3 and may actually be "a burgeoning social fact" [ibid] Burgeoning, beginning to grow or increasing rapidly; flourishing. What may be the most immediate ...

(949 words by examiner.com


Book reviews on the environment: Dont Even Think about it by George Marshall and This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein - Reviews - Books - The Independent

... he argues in Don't Even Think About It ... to learn from the religions, as well as from advertisers, teachers, film-makers, behavioural scientists and others, to work out how to make climate change something people really care about. There are no graphs in Marshall's book and he leaves the science until the end. His point is that it's not really the statistics that will change people's minds: ...

(739 words by independent.co.uk


Jack the Ripper ID hinges on a decimal point as scientists flag up DNA error in book that claims to identify the Whitechapel killer - Science - News - The Independent

... for his investigative journalism. He has a degree in zoology from the University of Oxford and has a special interest in genetics and medical science, human evolution and origins, climate change and the environment. It was supposed to have been the definitive piece of scientific evidence that finally exposed the true identify of Jack the Ripper after he had brutally murdered at least ...

(1083 words by independent.co.uk


Boris Johnsons boozing wont win the puritan vote - Comment - Voices - The Independent

... generally treated as the most tremendous lark. On the other hand, several of last week's newspapers carried reports of the former environment secretary Owen Paterson's speech to the Global Warming Policy Foundation in which he argued that shale gas was less harmful than the "subsidy-drunk" renewable energy industry. Mr Paterson, when in office, used to talk about the "puritans" of the ...

(1281 words by independent.co.uk


Eric Pickles accused of rejecting wind farms to win votes - Green Living - Environment - The Independent

... wind. He called for the Lib Dems in government to "have the balls to do more" in the battle between Mr Pickles in the DCLG and Lib Dem minister Ed Davey in the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). A Lib Dem source said: "Liberal Democrats in government have resisted every attempt by the Conservatives to put a cap on onshore wind, and now this is an attempt to do it by the back door . ...

(731 words by independent.co.uk


WWF - WWF Statement on the Convention on Biological Diversity COP-12

... and coastal biodiversity, implementation of national action plans, sustainable development goals and integration of conservation, ecosystem conservation and restoration, and impacts of climate change. The following summary provides details on progress made during CBD COP-12 and WWF's reaction to key steps taken. Global Biodiversity Outlook Report The fourth edition of the Global Biodiversity ...

(1317 words by panda.org

Latest Global Warming News for 10-16-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectors and energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous otheranalytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

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At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    781
Total Word Count    518,939
News[VIEW]    781 (100.00%)
Unique News Stories    660
Blog Posts[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    86 videos from 68 users totaling 12 Hours / 42.20 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    25 from 5 users
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TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Haewon Mcjeon    32 (4.10%)
Barack Obama    29 (3.71%)
Owen Paterson    29 (3.71%)
Tony Abbott    19 (2.43%)
Tom Mcguire    17 (2.18%)
David Cameron    14 (1.79%)
Marc Abrams    13 (1.66%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

United Nations    41 (5.25%)
Ipcc    39 (4.99%)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory    34 (4.35%)
European Union    29 (3.71%)
Department Of Energy    29 (3.71%)
European Commission    26 (3.33%)
Us Department Of Energy    25 (3.20%)
Top cities worldwide mentioned in today's news:

Washington, District Of Columbia, United States    64 (8.19%)
Paris, RhใดAlpes, France    34 (4.35%)
London, London, City Of, United Kingdom    33 (4.23%)
Lima, Lima, Peru    20 (2.56%)
Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium    19 (2.43%)
Los Angeles, California, United States    19 (2.43%)
San Francisco, California, United States    16 (2.05%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

Tornadoes Increasingly Coming In Swarms In United States, Study Says
(5 Additional Articles)

... Category F1, with wind speeds of 73-112 mph (117-180 kph), on the Enhanced Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale. Some experts have blamed weather intensity seen in recent years on global climate change they attribute to human activities. This study did not, however, offer a conclusion as to a cause. "Knowing that the climate now has changed from that of the 1970s makes for a circumstantial ...

(487 words by huffingtonpost.com
Exxon Mobil votes with feet to stay in EU as energy laws loom - Yahoo News
(5 Additional Articles)

... be agreed next week that will cut demand for oil. The company, which believes all its oil and gas reserves will be ultimately be needed to meet future demand, despite efforts to curb climate change, says the Antwerp refinery upgrade is one of its highly strategic long-term investments. For those busy lobbying European policy-makers ahead of next week's Brussels summit to agree a new decade ...

(987 words by yahoo.com
Lockheed says makes breakthrough on fusion energy project - Yahoo News
(7 Additional Articles)

... source that is safer and more efficient than current reactors based on nuclear fission. Lockheed sees the project as part of a comprehensive approach to solving global energy and climate change problems. Compact nuclear fusion would produce far less waste than coal-powered plants since it would use deuterium-tritium fuel, which can generate nearly 10 million times more energy than the ...

(536 words by yahoo.com
Ebola must be stopped at source, not via travel bans: World Banks Kim - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... way to end the Ebola crisis, which is to stop the spread of disease in the three worst-hit countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the World Bank's Jim Yong Kim told the Reuters Climate Change Summit. "All this talk about closing our borders ... it's as if you were in a burning house, in your room, and you start putting wet towels under the door to keep the smoke from coming in," Kim ...

(330 words by yahoo.com
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation grants $2 million for ocean conservation - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... a $2 million grant to establish marine reserves and to stop overfishing. DiCaprio, who was named a Messenger of Peace by the United Nations last month to raise awareness about climate change, said the money provided to Oceans 5 will support marine conservation projects around the globe. Ocean 5 is an international funders' collaborative that supports groups working on ocean ...

(215 words by yahoo.com
BBC News - Did Owen Paterson say anything truly startling?
(2 Additional Articles)

... targets are unlikely to be met with the current suite of technologies is a truth not widely spoken around government. Opinion-formers in energy are generally concerned about climate change and don't often tell the public exactly how hard it will be to reduce emissions 80% on 1990 levels. The need to replace gas in home heating will, for instance, be a monumental challenge at ...

(776 words by bbc.co.uk
BBC News - Owen Paterson: MPs should end Climate Change Act

(61 words by bbc.co.uk
BBC News - Is the oil crash a secret US war on Russia?

... cents a watt compared to 1$ a watt for natural gas. Before this big drop in oil price solar was cheaper in some parts of the world with fossil fuels. The fact that carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas and there is no way around that may mean that big oil is scared. You don't need miles of oil pipelines or hydroelectric infrastructure with solar. Place a panel on the roof. I know there are a ...

(923 words by bbc.co.uk
REUTERS SUMMIT-For tech firms, the cloud makes carbon curbs compulsory | Reuters
(3 Additional Articles)

... (For other news from the Reuters Global Climate Change Summit, click here) By Valerie Volcovici NEW YORK Oct 16 (Reuters) - As mobile devices proliferate and big business turns to cloud computing to cut costs and improve efficiency, technology companies are facing a double challenge: powering energy-hungry data centers to expand the cloud while keeping carbon emissions from skyrocketing. ...

(745 words by reuters.com
Hinkley Point nuclear energy deal under investigation by National Audit Office - Telegraph

... The statement said the watchdog would investigate the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)'s "commercial approach to securing this deal and the proposed terms of the contract" and would "report to Parliament on value for money and the resulting risks which the Department must manage". It said it would also want to "identify lessons learned" to inform decisions on future subsidy ...

(235 words by telegraph.co.uk
Bob Geldof: 'We’re destroying any possibility of life for the future' - Telegraph

... Speaking at the opening ceremony of the One Young World conference, held in Dublin on Wednesday, Ms Robinson, now special envoy for climate change at the United Nations, told the international young delegates that, "We need brave, young leadership that encourages us to change course and work for a world where we can live ordinary, healthy lives." Ms Robinson criticised current business ...

(453 words by telegraph.co.uk
Owen Paterson says 'wicked' green blob protests against GM research kill thousands every day - Telegraph

... added. When approached for a reaction, Greenpeace UK pointed to comments by Lawrence Carter, the body's climate and energy campaigner, about Mr Paterson's speech at Lord Lawson's Global Warming Policy Foundation. "When Owen Paterson talks about energy and climate, you can almost hear the nation's sigh of relief that he's no longer sitting anywhere near the control room," Mr Carter said. ...

(596 words by telegraph.co.uk
Peru glaciers shrink 40% in 44 years: government - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... Lima (AFP) - Peru's glaciers have shrunk by more than 40 percent since 1970 because of climate change, giving birth to nearly 1,000 new lagoons, national water authority ANA said Thursday. Peru, which is hosting the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP 20, in December, used satellite images to carry out the glacier inventory ahead of the high-level meeting. The worst-affected ...

(121 words by yahoo.com
Nepal avalanche: Climate change in action? - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... Nepal avalanche: Climate change in action? Avalanches and landslides in Nepal's Himalaya mountain range have been blamed on extreme weather during the peak trekking season. Glaciers are shrinking as a result of what scientists say is man-made global warming. Climate scientists typically avoid linking specific events to climate change, but say rising global temperatures likely contribute to ...

(522 words by yahoo.com
A Food System Fit For the Future? | Marc Van Ameringen

... time in history we believe that it is possible to eradicate malnutrition in our lifetimes. But to achieve this we need to build a food system that is fit for the future. Poverty, climate change, conflict and humanitarian crises add up to enormous challenges for an already over-burdened food system. Global trends like urbanisation complicate the picture further, moving people away from ...

(722 words by huffingtonpost.com
In Defense Of Science | Jonathan Bines

... that of science. So it seems tragic, in the year 2014, that science should require a defense (by a comedy writer, no less). And yet, in both the national dialogue on issues such as climate change, evolution, and vaccines, and in recent conversations I have had with people I consider reasonable and well-educated, I have discovered a shocking anti-science narrative emerging; a fundamental ...

(777 words by huffingtonpost.com
We Can End Hunger in This Lifetime | Lisa Dreier

... effort. On the negative side, several challenging global trends could intensify in some of the regions that are least-equipped to combat them. The most significant of these is climate change, which may reduce food production -- due to droughts and floods -- in some of the world's most hungry and densely-populated regions, such as sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. As inequality ...

(936 words by huffingtonpost.com
Acting on Climate Change for Our Children's Sake | Gina McCarthy

... keep children's health considerations and concerns at the forefront of our research, practice and policy decisions. We need to be especially vigilant as we face new health risks from climate change. Warmer temperatures from climate change, fueled by carbon pollution, are making allergy seasons longer and worsening smog, exacerbating children's asthma. One in 10 kids in the U.S. already ...

(600 words by huffingtonpost.com
Corporate Climate Risk Management: Rising to the Challenge | Emilie Mazzacurati

... Seven, the company I founded a few months later. My initial goal was to deliver quantitative climate risk analysis to help businesses understand the costs that the physical impacts of climate change will have on their operations -- and take action. Assessing climate risk is a major headache for most companies -- climate change impacts are complex, uncertain, and evolving. The model my company ...

(771 words by huffingtonpost.com
Got Science? On Green Energy, Ohio Ignores the Evidence | Seth Shulman

... is considered, the case for renewable energy these days is a slam dunk. Low Carbon, Fast Growth We need rapid deployment of renewable energy to lower the carbon emissions driving global warming and thereby forestall the most devastating climate impacts. That's why the remarkable pace of growth in the renewable sector over the past several years is so heartening. Consider, for instance, the ...

(1283 words by huffingtonpost.com
Interior secretary pushes for Congress to act - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... that preserving landscapes that are representative of America's character and important to local economies in the form of tourism dollars also will help the nation better prepare for climate change. She said scientists will be able to learn from Mother Nature how to adapt and that federally protected sites will offer buffers for communities that face receding shorelines and other threats. ...

(397 words by yahoo.com
Leading private infrastructure long-term investors gather in Paris for the LTIIA's first annual meeting with French Ministers Michel Sapin and Emmanuel Macron on 17 October - Yahoo Finance
(2 Additional Articles)

... goals as the Marguerite Fund is a 20 year Fund, and its focus on responsibility and collaboration will contribute towards the funding of EU priority objectives that deal with energy, climate change, and infrastructure development challenges ," added Nicolas Merigo, CEO, Marguerite Adviser . Meridiam: "Over the next decade, fund allocation for infrastructure investment will increase by ...

(1410 words by yahoo.com
Wolverines Look Tough, but Climate Change Could Threaten the 300 That Remain - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... Wolverines are fierce predators, but they're not strong enough to fightclimate change on their own. That's what eight wildlife groups suing the United States Fish and Wildlife Service are claiming in a lawsuit to protect the animal under the federal Endangered Species Act. The suit comes following the U.S. government's decision in August to deny a request to list the wolverine as an ...

(459 words by yahoo.com
Wind Power Blows Away Coal and Gas as Europe's Cheapest Energy Source - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... a price of 105 euros, compared with 164 euros for gas, 233 euros for coal, and 133 euros for nuclear power. The European Wind Energy Association said that by factoring in air quality, climate change, and adverse health effects of energy sources, the report shows that the price of coal is more expensive than the highest retail electricity price in the EU's 28 countries. "This report highlights ...

(428 words by yahoo.com
Lockheed Martin Progresses on Nuclear Fusion Power Plant - Yahoo Finance
(2 Additional Articles)

... energy ventures, comprising ocean energy projects, considering the diminishing budget scenario in the U.S. This is particularly helpful when the world is more concerned about the climate change problems. In Feb 2014, Victorian Wave Partners Ltd., the company in partnership with a unit of Ocean Power Technologies Inc., had planned to generate electricity off the coast of Victoria, ...

(512 words by yahoo.com
Constellation Brands Recognized By CDP as S&P 500 Leader for Climate Change Transparency - Yahoo Finance
(5 Additional Articles)

... VICTOR, N.Y., OCT. 16, 2014 - Constellation Brands, Inc. has been recognized as a leader among S&P 500 companies by environmental non-profit CDP for the depth and quality of climate change data it disclosed to investors and the global marketplace. Constellation`s leadership status was announced in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014, which presents compelling new evidence of the link ...

(841 words by yahoo.com
Australia PM rebuffs Booker Prize winner criticism - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... that we are a country which has a very, very strong environmental record," he told reporters when asked about the criticism. "We are taking strong and effective action against climate change. We are taking strong and effective action on practical environmentalism. "We are deploying the green army to restore degraded bush, to clean up polluted waterways, to assist volunteers and ...

(387 words by yahoo.com

Global Warming and Climate Change News 10-15-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectors and energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous other analytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

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At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    762
Total Word Count    495,811
News[VIEW]    762 (100.00%)
Unique News Stories    660
Blog Posts[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    86 videos from 67 users totaling 17 Hours / 47.37 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    13 from 3 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
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TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Haewon Mcjeon    45 (5.91%)
Chuck Hagel    36 (4.72%)
Paul Simpson    27 (3.54%)
Barack Obama    27 (3.54%)
Richard Newell    22 (2.89%)
Granger Morgan    21 (2.76%)
Ernest Moniz    21 (2.76%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

United Nations    42 (5.51%)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory    42 (5.51%)
Us Department Of Energy    34 (4.46%)
Ipcc    32 (4.20%)
Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change    31 (4.07%)
Department Of Energy    28 (3.67%)
Environmental Protection Agency    28 (3.67%)
Top cities worldwide mentioned in today's news:

Washington, District Of Columbia, United States    80 (10.50%)
London, London, City Of, United Kingdom    42 (5.51%)
Paris, RhใดAlpes, France    36 (4.72%)
Lima, Lima, Peru    18 (2.36%)
Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan    17 (2.23%)
Copenhagen, KใธAvn*, Denmark    17 (2.23%)
Boone, North Carolina, United States    15 (1.97%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

Lockheed says makes breakthrough on fusion energy project - Yahoo News
(6 Additional Articles)

... source that is safer and more efficient than current reactors based on nuclear fission. Lockheed sees the project as part of a comprehensive approach to solving global energy andclimate change problems. Compact nuclear fusion would also produce far less waste than coal-powered plants, and future reactors could eliminate radioactive waste completely, the company said. McGuire said the ...

(450 words by yahoo.com


Abundant Natural Gas Won't Slow Climate Change, Study Says
(15 Additional Articles)

... WASHINGTON (AP) Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects. Abundant natural gas in the United States has been displacing coal, which produces more of the chief global warming gas carbon dioxide. But the new international study says an expansion of natural gas use by 2050 would also keep ...

(652 words by huffingtonpost.com


Global Climate Deal Shouldn't Be Legally Binding, Top State Department Official Says
(3 Additional Articles)

... By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - The United States wants to broker a global agreement on climate change that would contain some legal elements but would stop short of being legally binding on an international level, the country's top diplomat on climate change issues said. Todd Stern, the State Department climate change special envoy, addressed one of the thorniest ...

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Can the world produce enough food for 2 billion more people? - Yahoo News
(4 Additional Articles)

... in Rome. "Historically, we have managed to expand food production more rapidly than population growth." Projecting the future population at a time of new agricultural techniques,climate change impacting food production, and efforts underway to cut greenhouse gas emissions is seen by some to be as accurate as crystal ball gazing. But the challenge is deemed to be three-sided with ...

(580 words by yahoo.com


EU pushes back deadlines 2 years in green energy funding scheme - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... from seven EU member states including Britain, France and Germany, throws a lifeline to some projects struggling to comply with the EU's 2.1 billion euro ($2.7 billion) scheme to cutgreenhouse gas emissions. The recipients under the first round of the NER300 program had been due to make their final investment decisions by the end of 2014 and be operational by the end of 2016, but seven EU ...

(293 words by yahoo.com


Stop the hop: for huge ancient kangaroos, hopping was dicey - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... Scientists say Procoptodon and its group went extinct possibly because of hunting by humans who arrived in Australia about 50,000 years ago, environmental changes wrought by people orclimate changes. (Editing by Jonathan Oatis) ...

(482 words by yahoo.com


Coal industry still in denial over prices, regulation: Russell | Reuters
(3 Additional Articles)

... to be a fairly gloomy affair, given the drop in prices to near seven-year lows, the increasing threat of regulation to control pollution and the general image of the fuel as the main climate change culprit. You might hope for a sense of realism and practical moves to address the issues, but instead the World Coal Conference in Copenhagen this week was characterized by what seemed like a ...

(940 words by reuters.com


We cannot rest on Mother Nature’s laurels - Telegraph

... to our rescue? As reported in yesterday, new American research indicates that the Earth’s vegetation has been absorbing more carbon dioxide than had been thought, thus lesseningglobal warming and providing us with more time to get it under control. And indeed, as mothers tend to be, nature has long been very forgiving. For centuries she took everything humanity threw at her without ...

(880 words by telegraph.co.uk


Climate change forecasts 'exaggerated', ex-environment secretary Owen Paterson claims - Telegraph

... 18 years it has not warmed at all, according to some sources," he will say, claiming "many policymakers have still to catch up with the facts". The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has calculated a finite "carbon budget" that can be burnt before it becomes likely that global warming will exceed 2C above pre-industrial levels. Beyond that threshold the effects of climate ...

(286 words by telegraph.co.uk


UPDATE 1-Lockheed says makes breakthrough on fusion energy project | Reuters
(6 Additional Articles)

... source that is safer and more efficient than current reactors based on nuclear fission. Lockheed sees the project as part of a comprehensive approach to solving global energy andclimate change problems. Compact nuclear fusion would produce far less waste than coal-powered plants since it would use deuterium-tritium fuel, which can generate nearly 10 million times more energy than the ...

(547 words by reuters.com


Lake Erie Becoming More Vulnerable To Bacteria Blooms, Study Says
(2 Additional Articles)

... people last weekend. But how much of a role do the farms play? Researchers know some of the answers, yet there are still many unknowns. | ASSOCIATED PRESS TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) Climate change and invasive mussels may have made Lake Erie a more inviting host for toxic bacteria in recent years, suggesting that ambitious goals are needed for reducing phosphorus runoff that feeds large ...

(532 words by huffingtonpost.com


The Architect of Germany's Third Industrial Revolution: an Interview with Jeremy Rifkin | Todd R. Miller

... architect of the European Union's Third Industrial Revolution long-term economic sustainability plan to address the triple challenge of the global economic crisis, energy security, and climate change. The Third Industrial Revolution was formally endorsed by the European Parliament in 2007 and is now being implemented by various agencies within the European Commission as well as in the 27 member-s ...

(2687 words by huffingtonpost.com


Remember Me: Personal Legacy and Global Warming | Wray Herbert

... Later this month, the UN's International Panel on Climate Change will release its fifth and latest assessment of the scientific evidence regarding human interference in the world's climate. Based on the working papers that have preceded this final synthesis, the IPCC will echo the alarms of earlier assessments -- that global warming is unequivocal and unprecedented and extremely likely to have ...

(711 words by huffingtonpost.com


Useful Land Use | Edward Flattau

... The nation needs every tool at its disposal to combat the unrelenting increase in human generated greenhouse gas emissions, the primary catalyst for global warming. That is why the time for reconsidering the institution of national land use planning is at hand. Federally mandated national land use planning could curb energy-profligate urban sprawl by preserving open space, encouraging high ...

(485 words by huffingtonpost.com


Agents of Change: 5 Inspiring Women Worthy Of Your Attention Right Now | Greg Archer

... agents of change this fall. Caeli Quinn "This is truly the defining issue of our time," says Caeli Quinn, the co-founder and executive director of Climate Ride. "The urgency of climate changeand sustainability cannot be understated." Well, neither can Quinn's commitment and resolve for that matter. The resilient thirtysomething Montana resident and her Climate Ride team have been ...

(1593 words by huffingtonpost.com


Can Organic Agriculture Really Reverse Climate Change? | Maria Rodale

... by guest blogger "Coach" Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director Over the past 14 days, I have been on a walk--a walk that, I hope, will change the way that we look at climate change. Each day I walk 10 miles on a journey from the Rodale Institute in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, to Washington, DC. Along the way, I have had the honor of meeting with farmers, local public officials, ...

(647 words by huffingtonpost.com


Study: Lake Erie vulnerable to bacteria blooms - Yahoo News
(5 Additional Articles)

... TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Climate change and invasive mussels may have made Lake Erie a more inviting host for toxic bacteria in recent years, suggesting that ambitious goals are needed for reducing phosphorus runoff that feeds large blooms like the one that forced a temporary tap water shutdown in and near Toledo, Ohio, scientists said Wednesday. Ever-larger mats of cyanobacteria, commonly ...

(459 words by yahoo.com


Natural disasters killed over 22,000 in 2013, Red Cross says - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... In its annual report on disasters, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warned that the outlook was bleak. "Climate change is leading to damaged livelihoods and increased vulnerabilities. Natural hazards are also becoming more frequent and extreme," said IFRC head Elhadj As Sy. "The resulting stresses on social, physical and economic systems are shifting ...

(512 words by yahoo.com


Two New Blows Could Doom Grimes Bid to Unseat McConnell - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... summon. A series of missteps, and McConnell's substantial financial advantage, have kept her trailing in the race. THE ISSUES One of the main policy issues in the campaign has beenclimate change not because either candidate is a dedicated environmentalist, but rather because of the Kentucky economy's dependence on coal. The issue has highlighted the problems facing a Democrat running for ...

(785 words by yahoo.com


Ernst vs Braley: Iowa Senate Race Tightens in New Nail Biter - Yahoo News

... and Prove the Polls Wrong Ernst was ahead by six percentage points two weeks ago, but Braley began to catch up after a recent debate punctuated by heated exchanges on abortion,climate change and environmental regulations - as well as biting attacks and rejoinders that sent a buzz through the state. Braley tried to portray Ernst as a Tea Party radical conservative, in step with Sen. ...

(1216 words by yahoo.com


What Madagascar's Extreme Biodiversity Tells Us About the Impact of Climate Change on Wildlife - Yahoo News

... historical changes in climate and geology and other environmental factors have affected unique regions. "One of the lessons learned is that when trying to assess the impacts of futureclimate change on species distribution and survival, we have to deal in specifics rather than generalities, since each group of animals experiences its environment in a way that is unique to its life history and ...

(515 words by yahoo.com


Jet Flies Hot on the Heels of Biofuel-Burning Aircraft (Photo) - Yahoo News

... massive DC-8 plane. The aerial pursuit was part of the agency's ACCESS II mission, which is designed to measure how different aircraft fuels influence air quality and, ultimately, climate change by flying a jet close behind a plane and studying its emissions. Richard Moore, a postdoctoral fellow at NASA's Langley Research Center in Virginia, snapped a photo of the high-flying chase on ...

(495 words by yahoo.com


Obama's Effort to Train Syrian Rebels to Fight ISIS Won't Work: CIA - Yahoo News

... flawed - and that the U.S. may face even more formidable challenges from ISIS than it thought: Related: How the U.S. Allowed ISIS to Form a Terrorist Army Related: Five WaysClimate Change Threatens National Security Many of the chemical weapons incidents occurred around the ruins of the Muthanna State Establishment near Baghdad, the heart of the Iraqi chemical agent production in ...

(241 words by yahoo.com


U.S. considers climate change plan that would mandate emission cuts - LA Times
(4 Additional Articles)

... The United States is considering a proposal to combat climate change that would require countries to offer plans for curtailing greenhouse gas emissions on a certain schedule but would leave it to individual nations to determine how deep their cuts would be, said Todd Stern, the nation's chief climate negotiator. Speaking at Yale University on Tuesday, Stern gave the clearest indication so ...

(517 words by latimes.com


Competition drives climate action, not science: PwC | Reuters
(3 Additional Articles)

... LONDON (Reuters) - Competition and regulation push companies to take action to protect themselves from the effects of climate change, not climate science, Jon Williams, partner at global consultancy firm PwC told the Reuters Global Climate Change Summit. Williams, who leads the finance sector team at PwC's sustainability and climate change practice, advises clients such as banks, insurance ...

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Australian agriculture needs to adapt, not simply shift, to meet climate change | Reuters
(3 Additional Articles)

... moved north, tuna has moved east, wine has moved south. But sooner or later, Australia is going to run out of places to shift agricultural production to avoid the harsh effects of climate change. Australia's flagship scientific body told the Reuters Global Climate Change Summit on Wednesday that it is therefore critical for companies to consider both mitigation and adaption measures now. ...

(611 words by reuters.com


Peru says country's glaciers shrank 40 pct in 4 decades from climate change | Reuters

... LIMA Oct 15 (Reuters) - Climate change has shrunk Peruvian glaciers by 40 percent in the past four decades and the melt-off has spawned nearly 1,000 new high-altitude lakes since 1980, Peru's government said on Wednesday. Nearly 90 percent of Peruvian glaciers are smaller than 1-square-kilometer, putting them at greater risk of disappearing in coming years, Peru's water authority said in an ...

(193 words by reuters.com

Climate Change News for 10-14-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectorsand energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous other analytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

You are currently signed up for the Climate Change News and today's issue summarizes global coverage for 10/14/2014.

At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    692
Total Word Count    544,803
News [VIEW]    691 (99.86%)
Unique News Stories    560
Blog Posts[VIEW]    1 (0.14%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    83 videos from 67 users totaling 20 Hours / 49.27 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    37 from 5 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
The map below shows all geographic mentions across both mainstream and social media coverage.




TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Chuck Hagel    56 (8.09%)
Barack Obama    42 (6.07%)
Mitch Mcconnell    38 (5.49%)
Alison Lundergan Grimes    36 (5.20%)
Paul Ryan    32 (4.62%)
John Grunsfeld    28 (4.05%)
W John Kress    28 (4.05%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

Environmental Protection Agency    51 (7.37%)
Defense Department    46 (6.65%)
Australian National University    35 (5.06%)
United Nations    33 (4.77%)
European Union    32 (4.62%)
Harvard University    28 (4.05%)
American Association For The Advancement Of Science    27 (3.90%)
Top cities worldwide mentioned in today's news:

Washington, District Of Columbia, United States    92 (13.29%)
London, London, City Of, United Kingdom    40 (5.78%)
Berlin, Berlin, Germany    35 (5.06%)
Steffen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany    27 (3.90%)
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States    22 (3.18%)
Paris, RhใดAlpes, France    22 (3.18%)
Hampton, Virginia, United States    17 (2.46%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

'Anthropocene' Term Gains Traction As Human Impacts On Planet Become Clearer
(19 Additional Articles)

... species as it is being affected now by humans," Kress said. Steffen, one of the main leaders of the Anthropocene movement, said in an email that the age of humans is more than just climate change. It includes ozone loss, disruption of nitrogen and phosphorous cycles that are causing dead zones, changes in water, acidification of the ocean, endocrine disruptors and deforestation. Steffen ...

(743 words by huffingtonpost.com


Conservation groups sue U.S. government over wolverine protection - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... it's already in trouble," said Adrienne Maxwell, an attorney for Earthjustice, which brought the suit on behalf of conservation groups that contend the animal is imperiled because of climate change and trapping. "Without protection, it will only get worse." The animal, which resembles a small bear with a bushy tail, once ranged across the northernmost tier of the United States from New York ...

(388 words by yahoo.com


Factbox: Whos who on the new EU executive - Yahoo News
(3 Additional Articles)

... including Russian learned on military service. Lawmakers say he will add fostering sustainable development to his brief to ease environmentalists' concerns about the new energy and climate change commissioner. VICE-PRESIDENT, BUDGET, KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA Bulgaria, center-right, 61. Former World Bank economist, ran humanitarian affairs in outgoing Commission after last-minute nomination ...

(1574 words by yahoo.com


BBC News - Owen Paterson in lights out warning over emissions target
(2 Additional Articles)

... The government's energy policy will "fail to keep the lights on", the former environment secretary is expected to say. Owen Paterson will also say climate change forecasts have been "consistently and wildly exaggerated". The Conservative MP, replaced in July's ministerial reshuffle, will criticise "blind adhesion" to emissions targets. The 2008 Climate Change Act aims to reduce the UK's ...

(280 words by bbc.co.uk


BBC World News - HARDtalk, Joe Hockey, 'No carbon tax for Australia'

... How serious is the Australian government about reducing its greenhouse gas emissions? And what are the best ways to measure how polluting a country really is? Stephen Sackur challenges Australian Treasury Minister Joe Hockey about his government's record, and whether targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions are really going far enough? Is the reintroduction of a carbon tax part of the ...

(135 words by bbc.co.uk


BBC News - Navitus Bay wind farm: Issues debated at public meeting
(2 Additional Articles)

... "in principle". The Planning Inspectorate is expected to complete its examination of the proposals in March 2015 before a decision is made by the Secretary of State for Energy andClimate Change next September. ...

(281 words by bbc.co.uk


BBC iWonder - Did climate change make us intelligent?

... with brain power close to that of a chimpanzee, to apes that would ultimately become human - able to talk, and construct complex tools, from spears to spaceships. The theory that climate change drove the evolution of human intelligence is based on the latest evidence of how the landscape changed in the Great Rift Valley over hundreds of thousands of years. But it is not the only ...

(154 words by bbc.co.uk


Offshore wind farms the future: Statkraft CEO | Reuters
(4 Additional Articles)

... imitates oil firms and moves offshore, the head of Europe's largest generator of renewable energy said on Tuesday. Statkraft Chief Executive Christian Rynning-Toennesen also saidclimate change was forcing a rethink of hydro-electric dam and wind turbine design to ensure they could withstand ever more extreme rainfall and wind linked to global warming. Oslo-based Statkraft, which ...

(598 words by reuters.com


Surprise! Life Discovered Inside Deep-Sea Rocks - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... microbes, new research finds. What's more, it appears these tiny rock-dwellers may chow down on enough methane to effect global levels of the gas, which can contribute to climate change. "We've recognized for awhile that the deep ocean is a sink for methane, but primarily it has been thought that it was only in the sediment," said study researcher Jeffrey Marlow, a graduate ...

(764 words by yahoo.com


Global warming: plants may absorb more carbon dioxide than previously thought - Telegraph
(2 Bookmarks)

... have underestimated the ability of plants to grow and absorb carbon dioxide by as much as 16 per cent. The finding may mean that it will be easier to fulfil the target of keeping global warmingbelow two degrees since pre-industrial times. The Earth has currently warmed 0.85°C from 1880. It was originally thought that vegetation on Earth currently removes one quarter of all human ...

(421 words by telegraph.co.uk


Paul Ryan Thinks Humans Might Not Be The Cause Of Climate Change
(7 Additional Articles)

... KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) The planet has faced climate change forever and humans' pollution might not be to blame for shifts, Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan said Monday during a debate against his Democratic challenger. Ryan, favored to win re-election to his seat representing GOP-leaning southern Wisconsin, faced off against businessman Rob Zerban for an hourlong forum that touched on world events, ...

(452 words by huffingtonpost.com


In Kentucky Senate debate, both McConnell, Grimes duck a big question - Yahoo News
(2 Additional Articles)

... Kentucky Senate race, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes again refused to answer whether she voted for President Obama, while incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell brushed past a question about climate change Of course, politicians dodge questions all the time. The question about this evasion is: What's the political calculus behind it, and will it hurt them? Let's start with Ms. Grimes, Kentucky's ...

(653 words by yahoo.com


Ky. Senate candidates pursue each others base - Yahoo News
(9 Additional Articles)

... kicked off the final three weeks of a contentious and expensive campaign that could help determine which party controls the Senate. One of their starkest differences concerned the roleclimate change plays in the decline of the coal industry and the related economic depression in eastern Kentucky. McConnell said "there are a bunch of scientists" who believe climate change is a problem, but ...

(720 words by yahoo.com


Wind is cheaper than coal, oil and gas, says European Union study : TreeHugger

... have to foist the costs onto other people. It's clear that fossil fuel industries have been pursuing the latter strategy for quite some time now. But as awareness of the true costs of climate changeand air pollution grows, this position becomes increasingly precarious. The latest indication that things must change comes in the form of a European Union commissioned reportwritten about over at ...

(345 words by treehugger.com


Is Scott Brown Running Clean? "Um, No." | Heather Taylor-Miesle

... Voters in the Granite State have the opportunity to re-elect a true champion for clean energy and climate action: Jeanne Shaheen. Shaheen has a strong and long record on clean energy,climate change and environmental protection. (Heck, her last name even rhymes with "clean.") When she served as governor, Shaheen signed legislation to reduce four pollutants from power plants, including carbon. ...

(436 words by huffingtonpost.com


Climate Change and the Smithsonian | Asoka Bandarage

... The premier "science museum" in the U.S., the Smithsonian, issued an official statement onclimate change on Oct. 2, 2014. It states, "Scientific evidence has demonstrated that the global climate is warming as a result of increasing levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases generated by human activities." It goes on to say that "[t]he 500 Smithsonian scientists working around the world see the ...

(813 words by huffingtonpost.com


'Green News Report' - October 14, 2014 | Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

... The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Coal wins Kentucky's U.S. Senate debate!; Pentagon warns climate change an immediate threat to national security; East Coast cities could see daily flooding from rising seas within 30 years; Wind power the cheapest source of energy; PLUS: It's official: September 2014 was the hottest September on record ...

(214 words by huffingtonpost.com


Two Crises Cry Out for a 'Manhattan Project': Climate Change and Ebola | Bernard Starr

... Famed physicists at Los Alamos-- en.wikipedia.org To meet the challenges of climate changeand infectious diseases, we might find the best answer by revisiting a stunningly successful model: the Manhattan Project. In 1939 the United States initiated a bold and ambitious program to develop an atomic bomb. At the time, scientists knew little about splitting the atom. In establishing the ...

(1012 words by huffingtonpost.com


Ebola, Gay Marriage and Global Warming | Nick Desai

... is now only a matter of time. In the same 2008, Nancy Pelosi and Newt Gingrich, an unlikely duo if there ever was one, were jointly making TV ads about the importance of addressingclimate change and its threat to our way of life. And now? Even while we know the impact of climate change is much worse than initially expected, and despite national addresses by the president himself, not only ...

(873 words by huffingtonpost.com


Indian tea producer sees drop in output due to erratic rainfall | Reuters
(2 Additional Articles)

... - Indian tea producer Harrisons Malayalam Ltd expects revenue to fall by a tenth this fiscal year due to lower prices and also reduced output as a result of erratic rainfall caused by climate change, its chief executive said. The company's tea production is expected to fall about 3 percent in 2014 to 15.5 million kg, N. Dharmaraj told the Reuters Global Climate Change Summit on Tuesday. "I ...

(299 words by reuters.com


Mintz Levin Adds Leading Energy Lawyer and Former Weld Administration Official to Energy Technology and Project Finance Practice - Yahoo Finance
(2 Additional Articles)

... magna cum laude from Vermont Law School. Among his other professional and personal affiliations, he presently serves on the board of the Woods Hole Research Center, the world's leading climate change think tank. For more information about Mintz Levin, please visitwww.mintz.com . ...

(621 words by yahoo.com


Ky. Senate candidates pursue each other's base - The Washington Post
(7 Additional Articles)

... kicked off the final three weeks of a contentious and expensive campaign that could help determine which party controls the Senate. One of their starkest differences concerned the roleclimate change plays in the decline of the coal industry and the related economic depression in eastern Kentucky. McConnell said "there are a bunch of scientists" who believe climate change is a problem, but ...

(863 words by washingtonpost.com


Penguins With Type-A Personalities Are More Likely to Survive Climate Change - Yahoo News

... That's according to the latest research from scientist John Cockrem, who is studying whether birds that react to stress with fear could be better at handling climate change compared to avians apt to fight. Cockrem, a research scientist at Massey University in New Zealand, studied the country's native little penguins to determine if a bird's individual personality affects how it responds to ...

(536 words by yahoo.com


Five Ways Climate Change Threatens National Security - Yahoo News

... are taking a more urgent tone, warning that the changing climate poses an "immediate threat" to national security. A new report released this week by the Defense Department describesclimate change as a "threat multiplier" that "has the potential to exacerbate many of the challenges we are dealing with today." Related: U.S. Military Bases Threatened by Climate Change Rising temperatures, ...

(400 words by yahoo.com


(When) Will the U.S. Take a Stand for Climate Justice? - Yahoo News

... Pressure is mounting on the United States to pledge a contribution to the U.N. Green Climate Fund before the U.N. Climate Change Conference in December in Lima, Peru. Considering the fund's goal of raising $100 billion from "global north" countries to help poorer nations develop clean energy infrastructure and adapt to climate change, conventional wisdom is that pledges of between $10 billion ...

(630 words by yahoo.com


The World Is Full of Grain - Yahoo Finance

... could discourage investment and reduce future production, ushering in another period of higher prices. This cycle is nothing new, but in recent years it has been shaped by new drivers (climate change, demographic change, volatile global economic conditions) that make the swings more frequent and the range of variation more extreme. The problem with these developments is that greater food-relat ...

(785 words by yahoo.com


The future of shale: O&G capital challenges and opportunities - Yahoo Finance

... EY Global Oil & Gas Center can help your business The oil and gas sector is constantly changing. Increasingly uncertain energy policies, geopolitical complexities, cost management andclimate change all present significant challenges. EY's Global Oil & Gas Center supports a global network of more than 10,000 oil and gas professionals with extensive experience in providing assurance, tax, ...

(891 words by yahoo.com

Climate Change News for 10-13-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectorsand energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous other analytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

You are currently signed up for the Climate Change News and today's issue summarizes global coverage for 10/13/2014.

At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    696
Total Word Count    463,076
News [VIEW]    696 (100.00%)
Unique News Stories    564
Blog Posts[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    68 videos from 52 users totaling 16 Hours / 58.13 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    23 from 4 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
The map below shows all geographic mentions across both mainstream and social media coverage.




TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Chuck Hagel    112 (16.09%)
Barack Obama    26 (3.74%)
Fernando Vergara    24 (3.45%)
William Cheung    23 (3.30%)
Tony Abbott    20 (2.87%)
Juan Carlos Pinzon    19 (2.73%)
Dan Ashe    17 (2.44%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

Defense Department    86 (12.36%)
United Nations    41 (5.89%)
Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change    32 (4.60%)
World Bank    29 (4.17%)
Ipcc    26 (3.74%)
Wildlife Service    25 (3.59%)
University Of British Columbia    22 (3.16%)
Top cities worldwide mentioned in today's news:

Norfolk, Virginia, United States    52 (7.47%)
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States    51 (7.33%)
Santiago, RegiăłEtropolitana, Chile    44 (6.32%)
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States    42 (6.03%)
Halifax, Virginia, United States    37 (5.32%)
London, London, City Of, United Kingdom    33 (4.74%)
Hampton, Virginia, United States    25 (3.59%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

Climate Change Brings New Military Challenges As Changing World Spurs Competition
(17 Additional Articles)

... AREQUIPA, Peru (AP) Defense officials say a report slated for release Monday will lay out plans for the Pentagon to get a better handle on how climate change will affect the military, and determine how best to deal with the challenges. Defense Department leaders have long warned that the evolving change in climate patterns, resulting in rising seas and increased severe weather events, will ...

(558 words by huffingtonpost.com


U.S. military lays out plan for coping with climate change - Yahoo News
(4 Additional Articles)

... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense on Monday laid out its plan to respond to climate change, arguing that rising temperatures and more frequent destructive weather around the globe pose "immediate risks to U.S. national security." Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled the Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas held in ...

(353 words by yahoo.com


BBC News - Climate change: Models underplay plant CO2 absorption
(2 Additional Articles)

... say it explains why models consistently overestimated the growth rate of carbon in the atmosphere. But experts believe the new calculation is unlikely to make a difference to global warming predictions. The research has been published in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Working out the amount of carbon dioxide that lingers in the atmosphere is critical ...

(592 words by bbc.co.uk


BBC News - Police chiefs fail to support undercover officers

... variation between forces." The report came about after the high profile case of former undercover officer Mark Kennedy, who spent years undercover, infiltrating groups involved inclimate change protests. ...

(414 words by bbc.co.uk


BBC News - Plas Tan y Bwlch replanting begins after February storms

... been advising the authority on the restoration, said: "Wherever possible, we are replacing the original Victorian plants with similar species, but also taking into account modern-day climate change, conservation and bio-diversity issues." ...

(226 words by bbc.co.uk


Paul Ryan Thinks Humans Might Not Be The Cause Of Climate Change
(4 Additional Articles)

... KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) The planet has faced climate change forever and humans' pollution might not be to blame for shifts, Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan said Monday during a debate against his Democratic challenger. Ryan, favored to win re-election to his seat representing GOP-leaning southern Wisconsin, faced off against businessman Rob Zerban for an hourlong forum that touched on world events, ...

(452 words by huffingtonpost.com


Party lines and pipelines: Candidates talk energy - Yahoo News
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... own natural resources." The Democrats are more focused on renewable energy such as solar, wind, geothermal and wave power. "We need more than strengthened regulations to curtailclimate change; we also need increased investment in new green, alternative, and renewable technologies," said Shea-Porter, who has long called for an "Apollo-type" program for clean energy for national security ...

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Climate Change This Week: The Walrus Sings, Renewables Rising, and More! | Mary Ellen Harte

... to overheating in their thick fat coats while trying to rest between foraging. It also increases the energy they must expend to travel to their feeding grounds. Walruses: The Climate ChangeCanaries of the Arctic OO Giant Walrus Massing Is New ---And We Don't Know How Bad It Will Get OO Oceans Getting Hotter Than Anybody Realized says new data. Credit D. Dixson OO Oceans ...

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Climate Change Emerging as Hot Topic in Key Senate Races | Heather Taylor-Miesle

... The issue of climate change has emerged in nearly every Senate race this election season. Candidates are discussing it, debate moderators are asking about it, and journalists are covering it. Why? Because the vast majority of voters say they are concerned about climate change and want leaders to address it. That's good news for lawmakers like Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) and Representative Gary ...

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Who Has the Most to Lose If We Do Nothing on Climate Change? | Diane MacEachern

... Climate change solutions are usually discussed in terms of what's best for business and the economy. But what about what's best for those who have the most to lose as climate change worsens? Namely, women. "Women are disproportionately vulnerable to environmental changes," reported the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), ...

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Midterms and the Media's Double Standard for Disqualifying Candidates | Eric Boehlert

... without advance notice, finally called into the show last Wednesday and spoke with Jones for 14 minutes. Among the actual topics covered (in the place of optics analysis) were climate change and gay marriage. McConnell basically refused to answer questions about either: JONES : That's a yes or no question. Do you believe in global warming? McCONNELL : No it isn't. It is not a yes ...

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Like New Yorkers, Californians Can Say No to Fracking | Sandra Steingraber

... keep fracking out of their communities. This fight became even more urgent after Hurricane Sandy sent a tide of seawater into the New York City subway in 2012, and the consequences ofclimate change hit home. Similarly, here in California the discovery of oil inside of various shale formations has prompted a flurry of activity from energy companies looking to tap into this fossil fuel oil ...

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HUFFPOLLSTER: Is Bruce Braley Rebounding In Iowa?

... stances to four of Ernst's. " The Register poll tested each issue without candidate names attached. They found Braley positions winning majority support on Social Security, abortion,climate change, financial industry reform, marriage equality and raising the minimum wage. Ernst positions tested better on taxes, repealing Obamacare, gun rights and immigration. [Des Moines Register] MORE NEW ...

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Paul Ryan debates Democratic House challenger - Yahoo News
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... KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) Republican Congressman Paul Ryan says he's not sure that climate change is man-made or can be remedied. Ryan on Monday was debating his Democratic challenger, businessman Rob Zerban. Ryan says proposals to combat climate change are too costly and no one can be sure that they will work. Zerban says climate change is serious and humans are to blame. Zerban says it also is an ...

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Climate ChangeDenying Candidates Targeted by Green Billionaire Change Tune - Yahoo News
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... a Colorado debate, Cory Gardner declared that "there is no doubt that pollution contributes to the climate changing around us." That same night, in New Hampshire, Scott Brown declaredclimate change is "a combination of man-made and natural." Both statements represented remarkable retreats from their previous positions. So maybe all that money NextGen is pouring into state races is paying off. ...

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Pentagon: Climate change immediate national security risk - Yahoo News
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... In a comprehensive report billed as a roadmap for adapting to climate change, the Defense Department said it has begun to boost its "resilience" and ensure mission readiness is not compromised in the face of rising sea levels, increasing regularity of natural disasters, and food and water shortages in the developing world. "Climate change will affect the Department of Defense's ability to ...

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REUTERS SUMMIT-IKEA may tighten carbon rules to protect environment | Reuters
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... (For other news from Reuters Global Climate Change Summit, click here) * Swedish furniture firm to analyse internal carbon price * IKEA has 700,000 solar panels on its stores * On track to get all wood from sustainable sources by 2020 * For Climate Change Summit graphics: here By Alister Doyle OSLO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - IKEA Group, the world's biggest furniture retailer, may introduce ...

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Reuters Summit - BSE sees climate change exchange fund in couple of years | Reuters
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... MUMBAI (Reuters) - BSE Ltd, formerly known as the Bombay Stock Exchange, is in talks with asset managers to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on its climate change index in the next couple of years, its chief executive said on Monday. BSE launched the S&P Carbonex index in 2012 based on its popular BSE 100 index .BSE100, giving increased weighting to companies depending on carbon ...

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Why Asias Glaciers Are Mysteriously Expanding, Not Melting - Yahoo News

... area of 19 square miles (50 square kilometers) was able to match the observed temperature and precipitation cycles seen in the Karakoram. A model used by the Intergovernmental Panel onClimate Change (IPCC) to simulate what will happen if the world continues to emit greenhouse gases at current rates was unable to capture these seasonal cycles, Kapnick said. The reason, she said, is that the ...

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Green Energy Falters in Ohio (Op-Ed) - Yahoo News

... the case for renewable energy these days is a slam dunk. Low carbon, fast growth Rapid deployment of renewable energy is necessary to lower the carbon emissions driving global warming and thereby forestall the most devastating of its climate impacts. That's why the remarkable pace of growth in the renewable sector over the past several years is so heartening. Consider, for ...

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Ferguson protesters struggle to keep focus on slain teenager - Yahoo News

... Palestinian activists have joined the protests. On Saturday's rally in downtown St. Louis to kick off the weekend's events, protesters carried signs on everything from Palestine to climate change. Socialists handed out newsletters and activists from Minneapolis told people about their drive to change police rules in their city. On Sunday and Monday, the focus seemed to return to Brown, ...

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In Iowa, Ready for Hillary builds a list and hopes for the best - Yahoo News

... the intersection where Obama held his last rally of the 2012 campaign. They share space with employees of Eadon's consulting firm, Blueprint Strategies, and of NextGen Climate, the climate change group founded by billionaire Tom Steyer. The Democratic Party's data capabilities are formidable . But they have been so worshipped in the press that the perception is they have not just the ...

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Pentagon says we could soon be fighting climate wars | Grist
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... In one of its strongest statements yet on the need to prepare for climate change, the Defense Department today released a report that says global warming "poses immediate risks to U.S. national security" and will exacerbate national security-related threats ranging "from infectious disease to terrorism." The report, embedded below, builds on climate readiness planning at the Pentagon that ...

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REUTERS SUMMIT-India bourse in talks for climate change exchange-traded fund | Reuters
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... (For other news from Reuters Global Climate Change Summit, click here) * BSE in talks for an ETF tracking S&P Carbonex * To also launch derivatives based on climate change index * Plans IPO in 2-3 months of getting regulatory approval (Adds fund manager comments, IPO plan details, background) By Himank Sharma and Sumeet Chatterjee MUMBAI, Oct 13 (Reuters) - India's BSE Ltd is in talks ...

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REUTERS SUMMIT-Norwegian Air says younger fleet key to greener skies | Reuters
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... (Repeats Sunday item without changes) * Budget airline seeks to cut emissions per passenger by 30 pct * Big new orders to cut costs, greenhouse gas emissions By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle will cut the average age of its fleet to less than four years, seeing younger planes as the key both to cutting fuel bills and limiting ...

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REUTERS SUMMIT-Companies woefully unprepared for climate events-S&P | Reuters
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... (For others news from Reuters Global Climate Change Summit, click on: here) * Grid operators most exposed to weather event risks * Energy firms most exposed to climate policy risk * Emissions cuts could benefit automotive sector By Nina Chestney LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Many companies are "woefully unprepared" for extreme weather which causes hundreds of billions of dollars of ...

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REUTERS SUMMIT-Indian bourse sees climate change exchange fund in couple of years | Reuters

... (For other news from Reuters Global Climate Change Summit, click here) * BSE in talks with fund managers to launch ETF * To launch derivatives based on climate change index (Adds plans to launch derivatives, context) By Himank Sharma and Sumeet Chatterjee MUMBAI, Oct 13 (Reuters) - India's BSE Ltd, formerly known as the Bombay Stock Exchange, is in talks with asset managers to launch an ...

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