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Coal Executive Says His Industry Must Confront Climate Change

Richard Reavey says climate denial is eerily parallel to the tobacco industry’s old tactics, which hurt that business long-term -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
25 Aug, 17:10 - scientificamerican -  - 

Letter signed by 154 Australian experts demands climate policy match the science

Leading climate and environmental scientists urge Malcolm Turnbull to take urgent action ‘while there is still time’. More than 150 Australian experts have signed on open letter to the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, demanding urgent action on climate change that matches the dire warnings coming from climate scientists. »
25 Aug, 03:50 - guardian -  - 

Climate scientists write another letter warning of unfolding crisis for Turnbull to ignore

More than 150 leading climate scientists at universities and government agencies ask for cuts to coal exports, saying: ‘There is no Planet B’. I’m guessing that Malcolm Turnbull gets a fair few letters on any given day. You wonder how he has the time to read them all. »
25 Aug, 03:50 - guardian -  - 

California legislature passes climate change bills

California lawmakers voted to extend the state's climate change fighting efforts out to 2030 on Wednesday, giving a new lease on life to the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction program in the country. »
25 Aug, 02:00 - reuters -  - 

Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say

If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. »
25 Aug, 01:10 - smh -  - 

Human-induced climate change began earlier than previously thought

Signs of warming appear as early as 1830 say researchers, whose analysis will help build accurate baseline of temperature before influence of human activity. Continents and oceans in the northern hemisphere began to warm with industrial-era fossil fuel emissions nearly 200 years ago, pushing back the origins of human-induced climate change to the mid-19th century. »
25 Aug, 00:40 - guardian -  - 

Man-made warming dates back almost 200 years: study

Man-made greenhouse gases began to nudge up the Earth's temperatures almost 200 years ago as the Industrial Revolution gathered pace, far earlier than previously thought, scientists said on Wednesday. »
24 Aug, 19:40 - reuters -  - 

U.S. and China Prepare for Climate Negotiation

Paris agreement, airplane emissions and ozone limits all on the table -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
24 Aug, 16:30 - scientificamerican -  - 

Hit by climate change, Central American coffee growers get a taste for cocoa

SAN SALVADOR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmer Abelardo Ayala took a tough decision on his estate in San Juan Tepezontes, a traditional coffee-producing region of El Salvador: to swap his coffee trees for cocoa as a warming climate hit his crop. »
24 Aug, 13:20 - reuters -  - 

Investors controlling $13tn call on G20 leaders to ratify Paris climate agreement

Investors say countries that move first will attract investments and call for regulators to force disclosure of climate-related risks. A group of 130 institutions that control US$13tn of investments have called on G20 nations to ratify the Paris agreement this year and accelerate investment in clean energy and forced disclosure of climate-related financial risk. »
24 Aug, 05:40 - guardian -  - 

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