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Obama to sacrifice bald eagles to fight global warming

Obama to sacrifice bald eagles to fight global warming

The Obama administration announced last Friday that it will grant industrial wind farm operators 30-year permits to kill legally protected bald eagles and golden eagles without fear of legal repercussions. U.S. wind turbines already kill 1.4 million birds and bats each year, including ...

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World record cold reported in Antarctica?

World record cold reported in Antarctica?

A reading of 135.8 degrees F below zero was measured in Antarctica, using remote sensing from satellites. WASHINGTON (AP) – Feeling chilly? Here’s cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica, which new data says set a record for “soul-crushing” ...

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‘Nigeria may lose $460bn to climate change’

‘Nigeria may lose $460bn to climate change’

  Nigeria may lose about $460 billion to climate change by 2020 and also faces  gross domestic product loss of between 2% and 11% if urgent steps are not taken to check environmental degradation in the country. The Executive Director, ...

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‘Climate changes increasing workload on women’

‘Climate changes increasing workload on women’

KARACHI: The impact of climate change is mostly discussed in terms of global warming, agriculture and health but on Thursday, a seminar organised by Shirkat Gah looked into how the women in Pakistan have been affected by the climatic change in ...

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Pakistan may face severe drought by 2025: Govt told

Pakistan may face severe drought by 2025: Govt told

ISLAMABAD, Nov 25: The gradual increase in water scarcity is likely to cause a drought situation in the country by 2025 if immediate steps are not taken to improve storage and conservation capacity. “Pakistan is among the few countries worst ...

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The Landscape Can Protect Our Health — If We Can Protect The Landscape

Friday marks the final day of the United Nations COP19 climate change conference in Warsaw, Poland. It also marks two weeks since a massive typhoon swept across the Philippines, leaving more than 5,000 people dead and many more injured, ill, ...

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Britain’s bill for climate aid rises to £4.5 billion

Britain’s bill for climate aid rises to £4.5 billion

An extra £1.5 billion of British public money is to be sent as aid to developing countries to help them tackle climate change after the European Union decided to spend additional funds on aid Britain has been committed to sending ...

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Climate calamity: Pakistan worst-hit after Haiti, Philippines, says report

ISLAMABAD: A climate vulnerability report released by environmental think-tank Germanwatch counted Pakistan among the three countries most affected by extreme weather events in 2012. The organisation released a report titled Global Climate Risk Index 2014 on Tuesday at an ongoing United ...

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Greenhouse Gases Rise to Record Levels in Atmosphere, WMO Says

Greenhouse Gases Rise to Record Levels in Atmosphere, WMO Says

By Alex Morales – Nov 6, 2013  Concentrations in the atmosphere of the three main global warming gases rose in 2012 to the highest on record, increasing impacts of climate change including ice melt and rising sea levels, the United ...

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Monsanto Buys The Climate Corporation, Brings Big Data to Agriculture

Monsanto Buys The Climate Corporation, Brings Big Data to Agriculture

Monsanto has bought the Climate Corporation for about $930 million in an effort to help farmers use big data to produce more crops while using fewer natural resources, the agribusiness company says. The Climate Corporation’s technology platform uses hyper-local weather ...

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