This week in climate news - 25 January 2015

The most popular articles from the past week.

Warming seas decrease sea turtle basking

Green sea turtles may stop basking on beaches around the world within a century due to rising sea temperatures, a new study suggests. Basking helps the turtles regulate body temperature and may aid their immune system and digestion. »
23 January 2015, 21:40 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Shareholders challenge BP to confront climate change risk

Over 150 investors, including Environment Agency and Church of England, demand that BP test whether their business model is compatible with international pledge to limit global warming to 2C. Oil giant BP is being challenged to confront the risk that climate change may pose to its future in a shareholder resolution published on Wednesday. »
21 January 2015, 08:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Pakistan pushes climate change back up political agenda

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistan has reinstated its ministry for climate change, suggesting the government plans to pay more attention to the issue as countries prepare a new international deal to curb global warming. »
21 January 2015, 12:01 - reuters - Search similar - Email

India to push renewable energy drive during Obama visit

India will look to the United States for more private sector partnerships and technology to support a drive to expand its use of clean energy, as Washington looks to secure political support for a global climate change deal in 2015. »
22 January 2015, 13:21 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Why it's good to laugh at climate change

Climate gags are notable by their absence, but an RSA event on Tuesday night hopes to show that climate change comedy can raise laughs and awareness. Did you hear the one about the climate policy analyst? Or the polar bear who walked into a bar? Climate change is not generally considered a source of amusement: in terms of comedic material, the forecast is an ongoing cultural drought. »
20 January 2015, 20:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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