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New research reveals what's causing sea level to rise

Guardian, October 30, 2014

Sea level rise is half due to melting ice and half due to ocean warming, including 13% from the deepest oceans, a new paper has found

Emissions trading will be back in the game if Direct Action proves ineffective

Guardian, October 30, 2014

Lenore Taylor

Australia’s global promise to cut emissions seems certain to test Greg Hunt’s determination to resist carbon pricing

Combing the atmosphere to measure greenhouse gases

Science Daily, October 29, 2014

By remotely 'combing' the atmosphere with a custom laser-based instrument, researchers have developed a new technique that can accurately measure -- over a sizeable distance -- amounts of several of the major 'greenhouse' gases implicated in climate change.

Renewables & Energy Efficiency Responsible For 70% Of Carbon Emission Drop Since 2007

CleanTechnica, October 29, 2014

by James Ayre 

Renewable energy development and implemented energy efficiency measures are responsible for 70% of the the drop in US carbon dioxide emissions seen since 2007 (when a slow decline began), according to a new report from Greenpeace.

Climate Change: IPCC Warns of Species Extinction and Food Insecurity Among Other Severe Impacts from Inaction

International Business Times, October 29, 2014

By Jayalakshmi K

A draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Synthesis report warns of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people, species and 27 ecosystems," unless action is taken, and taken soon.

EU set to overachieve 2020 carbon emissions goal

RTCC, October 28, 2014

By Ed King

Greenhouse gas emissions fell 2% in 2013 says Environment Agency, but warns some countries are slipping

Chinese vice premier meets Obama's adviser on climate change

Xinhua, October 28, 2014

BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with U.S. President Barack Obama's adviser John Podesta, vowing to make their cooperation in countering climate change a highlight of bilateral relations in Beijing on Tuesday.

IPCC report is “roadmap” to Paris climate deal – Pachauri

RTCC, October 27, 2014

By Sophie Yeo

Governments gather to approve report that will form the scientific basis for UN climate talks next year

No concrete result reached in UN climate talks

Xinhua, October 26, 2014

BONN (Xinhua) - The third round of United Nations' 2014 climate talks wrapped up in Bonn, Germany, on Saturday, reaching no concrete result and leaving heavy workload to climate conference in Lima, Peru, in December.

U.N. climate change draft sees risks of irreversible damage

Reuters, October 26, 2014


Oct 26 (Reuters) - Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst.