News tagged with climate

Adjusting to climate change

New findings suggest battling climate change could be a challenge, urge the global community to transform its energy system or face grim consequences.

Sep 04, 2014
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Climate change and European forests

A recent study in the Journal of Environmental Management carried out by researchers at the European Forest Institute and their partners in the FP7 funded MOTIVE project (Models for Adaptive Forest Management) discusses how fo ...

Sep 08, 2014
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Climate: Now to turn summit prose into action

Having renewed their commitment to saving Earth's climate, governments face daunting challenges in the coming months to draft a global pact and set targets for slashing carbon emissions, analysts said Wednesday.

Sep 25, 2014
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Team defines new biodiversity metric

To understand how the repeated climatic shifts over the last 120,000 years may have influenced today's patterns of genetic diversity, a team of researchers led by City College of New York biologist Dr. Ana ...

Aug 29, 2014
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Image: Lake Chad from orbit

This Landsat-8 image from 4 July 2014 shows Lake Chad in West Africa's Sahel region โ€“ a transition zone between the Sahara Desert to the north and savannahs and woodlands to the south.

Sep 05, 2014
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