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This week in climate news - 20 July 2014

The most popular articles from the past week.

Climate change signals the end of Australian shiraz as we know it

Young Australian vintner Nick Glaetzer's winemaking-steeped family thought he was crazy when he abandoned the Barossa Valley - the hot, dry region that is home to the country's world-famous big, brassy shiraz. »
14 July 2014, 01:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

The carbon tax is dead and there is nothing credible to take its place

Almost a decade of bruising debate has led to the absence of any serious policy alternative and paralysis over the way forward. Continue reading... »
17 July 2014, 05:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

UK's new energy and environment ministers opposed green energy

Matthew Hancock called for cuts to wind power subsidies while Liz Truss claimed renewable power was damaging the economy. Continue reading... »
15 July 2014, 18:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Australia drying caused by greenhouse gases, study shows

A new high-resolution climate model has been developed that shows southwestern Australia's long-term decline in fall and winter rainfall is caused by increases in human-made greenhouse gas emissions and ozone depletion, according to research. Several natural causes were tested with the model, including volcano eruptions and changes in the sun's radiation. »
14 July 2014, 11:03 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

China and US Partner to Boost Search for CO2 Capture

A new agreement between China and the U.S. may stimulate research on capturing CO2 pollution -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
19 July 2014, 02:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

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