This week in climate news - 23 November 2014

The most popular articles from the past week.

Why we need to talk about the scientific consensus on climate change

A new paper examines the evidence for the effectiveness of communicating the expert consensus on human-caused global warming Continue reading... »
20 November 2014, 11:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Government confirms Green Climate Fund no-show

Australia is playing its part in an effective response to climate change through direct action, international engagement and aid program, according to a spokesman for Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. »
18 November 2014, 15:10 - smh - Search similar - Email

CSG study finds elevated methane levels near gas fields

Methane levels near coal seam gas fields in Australia have been found to be as much as triple normal levels, raising renewed doubts about the global-warming benefits of using the gas compared with other energy sources. »
19 November 2014, 03:30 - smh - Search similar - Email

Australia can embrace tougher emissions targets, Colin Barnett says

Western Australian Liberal premier backs Barack Obamas call to be bolder in cutting emissions, but Greg Hunt says the government is doing enough already. Continue reading... »
17 November 2014, 03:51 - guardian - Search similar - Email

CO2 emissions must be zero by 2070 to prevent climate disaster, UN says

‘Negative emissions’ are needed globally by second half of century to stave off dangerous climate change, say UN scientists. The world must cut CO2 emissions to zero by 2070 at the latest to keep global warming below dangerous levels and prevent a global catastrophe, the UN warns. »
19 November 2014, 19:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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