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This week in climate news - 27 July 2014

The most popular articles from the past week.

Climate: Meat turns up the heat as livestock emit greenhouse gases

Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock. New research finds that livestock emissions are on the rise and that beef cattle are responsible for far more greenhouse gas emissions than other types of animals. "That tasty hamburger is the real culprit," the lead researcher said. »
22 July 2014, 04:00 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

George Osborne defeated in attempt to weaken UK carbon budget

Ed Davey says legally-binding target for 2023-2027 the most ambitious in the developed world will not change. Continue reading... »
22 July 2014, 12:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2: Data to lead scientists forward into the past

NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, which launched on July 2, will soon be providing about 100,000 high-quality measurements each day of carbon dioxide concentrations from around the globe. Atmospheric scientists are excited about that. »
21 July 2014, 09:30 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Harvard historian: strategy of climate science denial groups 'extremely successful'

Professor Naomi Oreskes says actions of climate denialists are laying the foundations for the government interventions they fear the most. Continue reading... »
25 July 2014, 03:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded abrupt warming, end of ice age

Scientists have long been concerned that global warming may push Earth's climate system across a 'tipping point,' where rapid melting of ice and further warming may become irreversible -- a hotly debated scenario with an unclear picture of what this point of no return may look like. »
25 July 2014, 06:00 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

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