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Archive: Climate

27 Jul 2015

Why the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement May Ultimately Win

by MARC GUNTHER
The fossil fuel divestment campaign has so far persuaded only a handful of universities and investment funds to change their policies. But if the movement can help shift public opinion about climate change, its organizers say, it will have achieved its primary goal. READ MORE

09 Jul 2015

How Can We Make People Care About Climate Change?

by RICHARD SCHIFFMAN
Norwegian psychologist Per Espen Stoknes has studied why so many people have remained unconcerned about climate change. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, he talks about the psychological barriers to public action on climate and how to overcome them. READ MORE

07 Jul 2015

A Clash of Green and Brown: Germany Struggles to End Coal

by CHRISTIAN SCHWAGERL
A recent battle over imposing a “climate fee” on coal-fired power plants highlights Germany’s continuing paradox: Even as the nation aspires to be a renewable energy leader, it is exploiting its vast reserves of dirty brown coal. READ MORE

01 Jul 2015

Why a Leading Indian Politician Is Now an Environmental Hawk

by CHRISTIAN SCHWAGERL
Former Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh believes the “cult” of unfettered economic growth has been ruinous for India’s environment. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about his vision of “green growth,” which he says is essential for his nation’s future. READ MORE

23 Jun 2015

Unnatural Disaster: How Climate Helped Cause India's Big Flood

by DANIEL GROSSMAN
The flood that swept through the Indian state of Uttarakhand two years ago killed thousands. Now researchers are saying that melting glaciers and shifting storm tracks played a major role in the disaster and should be a warning about how global warming could lead to more catastrophic floods in the future. READ MORE

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04 Aug 2015: Study Finds Glaciers Melting At Unprecidented Rates Around the Globe

03 Aug 2015: California Has Missed Equivalent Of Full Year of Rain in Ongoing Drought

31 Jul 2015: Severe Droughts Affect Forests And CO2 Storage for Years, Study Shows

28 Jul 2015: Roughly 40 Percent of World Unaware of Climate Change, Survey Says

21 Jul 2015: California Almonds Have Smaller Climate Impact Than Many Foods

17 Jul 2015: 2014 Set Multiple Global Climate Records, NOAA Analysis Concludes

16 Jul 2015: Most States Have Curbed Power Plant Emissions Ahead of EPA Rule

15 Jul 2015: 'Buckyballs' May Be Able to Capture Carbon Dioxide, Research Finds

14 Jul 2015: International Poll Finds Widespread Concern About Climate Change

10 Jul 2015: Deeper Ocean Waters Have Absorbed Much of Excess Atmospheric Heat


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