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Risky schemes may be only hope for cooling planet

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Protesters stick together in UK bank demonstration

Climate protesters superglued themselves together inside the London headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland on Tuesday to demonstrate about what they said was the bank’s investment in fossil fuels. The protesters were from a Climate Camp set up in

West Nile Virus found in Switzerland

ZURICH — A mosquito capable of spreading the deadly West Nile virus to humans has been detected in central Europe for the first time, Swiss scientists said Friday. The Asian rock pool mosquito – or aedes japonicus – has colonized

U.N. talks hope to improve climate data and aid poor

Delegates from 150 nations met in Geneva on Monday to try to plug gaps in climate information to help the world cope with global warming and threats like floods, wildfires and rising sea levels. The August 31-September 4 World Climate

Climate computer under a cloud

The Met Office headquarters has been named as one of Britain’s worst public buildings for pollution – due to a £30 million supercomputer used to predict climate change. The giant IBM machine fills two special halls the size of two

The Plague of Locusts in Revelation 9 Explained

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Locusts have always been a problem but never to the degree that they are today. As temperatures have increased, Locusts have moved with the climate and are now causing havoc as far north in Europe as France. When faced with

Activists seek tough UN climate pact in 100 days

Activists launched what they called the world’s biggest campaign to combat global warming on Friday, urging governments to agree a tough U.N. climate pact at talks in Copenhagen starting in 100 days’ time. Environmental organizations, trade unions, religious groups, scientists,

Adapting to new climate dearer than U.N. says – report

Adapting to the effects of climate change such as floods and droughts is likely to cost two to three times more than the United Nations estimates, a report said on Thursday ahead of a major U.N. summit in December. The

Norway whale catches fall to lowest in a decade

Norway’s whale catches are set to fall to the lowest in more than a decade in 2009, a decline blamed by the industry on financial problems and by environmentalists on dwindling demand for the meat. “The total number of whales

Switzerland commits to 20 pct emissions cut by 2020

The Swiss government on Wednesday committed to cut its carbon emissions by at least 20 percent from its 1990 levels by 2020, but green groups said the target was too modest. The government’s commitment also fell short of targets sought