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Scientists fear new EU rules may 'hide' forest carbon loss - BBC News

...... the future should not be penalised. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Scientists are concerned that changes to the rules on forests would limit Europe's ability to fight climate change The Finnish government says that it plans to increase tree harvesting by almost a quarter before 2030. The Finns argue that they should not have to account for these extra emissions, since the ......

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Greece blocks EU statement on China human rights at U.N. | Reuters

...... the EU's awkward ties with China, its second-largest trade partner, diplomats said. Brussels has welcomed Beijing as an ally against U.S. President Donald Trump in the fight against climate change and trade protectionism. But as business ties grow, the bloc is struggling to speak out against a Chinese government crackdown on human rights lawyers and other activists since 2015. China's COSCO ......

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Canadian climate change study cancelled because of climate change - CNN.com

...... A team of scientists from the University of Manitoba and four other schools were in the middle of the first leg of a four-year study of how climate change is affecting the areas around the Hudson Bay, the university said in statement. The study, named BaySys, started last month, and the scientists were traveling on the Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen. But because of warmer temperatures ......

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Why Time Is Already Running Out For Trump And His Congress : NPR

...... through the other preoccupations of the moment or receive much attention from the media. There is just too much other news, from the shooting at a congressional baseball practice to climate change to the president's tweets and all the distracting internal struggles fracturing the Republicans' supposedly united front. And the longer all these circumstances dominate, the less time there will ......

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CPEC: China includes CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibet - Times of India

...... 100 scientists to the lake area and the origin of the Yangtze, China's longest river. They will be divided into four groups and make a comprehensive survey of the plateau glaciers, climate change, biodiversity and ecological changes, Yao Tandong, an academician with the CAS, was quoted as saying by the report. "Great changes have taken place in the plateau's resources and environment since ......

(642 words by indiatimes.com)
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Water shortages: Is the world running out of water?

...... the earth’s water resources will be dangerously squeezed,” it said. There’s also the added complication of increasingly extreme weather events brought about by climate change. “Climate change is talked about a lot in terms of shifting where the water is going be abundant and where it’s going to be scarce, but that’s just one of the many things that ......

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Cheaper loans, lower registration fee for green homes soon | India News - Times of India

...... government is working on a scheme to promote energy efficient homes by offering cheaper loans and lower registration fee for green residential units as it ramps up efforts to mitigate climate change by moving towards a net zero-energy building regime. Government sources said the proposal is part of ongoing discussions on framing the 'Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Sector (EC ......

(325 words by indiatimes.com)
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Lyme disease research, funding falling behind in Canada - Manitoba - CBC News

...... exist in North Carolina." On a second visit, that smart vet helped out. She provided Gina the dog two antibiotics prescriptions instead of one. Both grad student and Bouvier got well. Climate change brings disease to Canada For Canadians with Lyme, these stories sound familiar. Until recently, Lyme wasn't present in many parts of Canada. But with global warming, black-legged ticks and tick-born ......

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3 groups call on Ottawa to update plan for Rouge National Urban Park - Toronto - CBC News

...... in the area. "We're all going to have to come together," McKenna said she was told. "And in my job, I think that's the lesson I've learned, whether it's trying to tackle climate change or to expand protected areas, it's just way better when everyone comes together." Wynne said she is pleased that the province played a role in helping to create the park. "I'm proud to be part ......

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Rise of Trump, global unrest mean even video games becoming political - Entertainment - CBC News

...... have to add a third category to their reviews: sex, violence and now politics. "The game might be fantastic but then they're going to hate it because you put something in there about global warming or some other junk that they don't agree with," Hennessey says. "If you come across as basically preaching your political agenda, you're going to alienate everybody who doesn't agree with you." ......

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White House meetings add to tech’s awkward dance with Trump - POLITICO

...... publicly, in a sign of how sensitive their dealings with the Trump administration have become in a liberal Silicon Valley that loathes his policies on issues like immigration and climate change. Story Continued Below It's just the newest example of a dynamic that has ensnared some of the industry's leading figures. In February, embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick backed away from a ......

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The radical idea behind Trump’s EPA rollbacks - POLITICO

...... for human health. Water pollution is a huge issue and very important and you need to work on it, but it's not the only issue. Air is an issue too. Even if you don't want to believe in climate change, you've got to believe that carbon and mercury are not good for you." EPA did not make Pruitt available for an interview, but he told Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley Strassel that his aim ......

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Why This Part of Coal Country Loves Solar Power - POLITICO Magazine

...... coal, a higher grade of coal that burns hotter and cleaner than the power plant-fueling thermal coal that has been demonized by environmentalists in debates over carbon emissions and climate change. Used to forge steel and other metals, metallurgic coal will be essential for any future infrastructure project boom, and Kentucky's mountains have an estimated 35-year supply. But the seam in ......

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The great divide: The media war over Trump - CBS News

...... of hating America, saying, "They're every bit as evil as Donald Trump says." And with the Trump administration calling media "fake news," and claiming that scientists are wrong about climate change, Benkler says that "every system we have for saying there's a world out there that's real, it's not all partisan politics, is being criticized by this administration, [and] is being criticized by ......

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Africa Could Help Feed the World - If Its Fertile Land Doesn't Vanish - allAfrica.com

...... Representing the African Union, Ahmed Elmekaa, Director, African Union/SAFGRAD, said drawing attention to the resolutions of desertification, land degradation and drought and on climate change are at the top of the African Union's environmental agenda. Taking advantage of the celebration, the national authorities gave the name of the very first executive secretary of the UN Convention ......

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The Eco Forum Global Symposium 2017 Kicks Off in Guiyang

...... and high-income developed countries grow widen. "Just like Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement, we could also formulate a Guiyang Agreement, which will make us more confident to address climate change and help us to reach an international agreement ," said Sir Prescott. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-eco-forum-global-symposium-2017 ......

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Canoe returns to Hawaii after epic round-the-world voyage - NZ Herald

...... will inspire other indigenous cultures to rediscover and revive traditions. Thompson said he also hopes indigenous cultures can help with solutions to modern-day problems such as climate change. Native Hawaiian ancestors were not only skilled navigators but good stewards of the islands who farmed and fished sustainably. "They figured it out " how to live well on these islands," ......

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Four missing after tsunami hits Greenland - World | The Star Online

...... at Nuugaatsiaq." The world's largest island situated between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans, Greenland, population 55,000, has an ice sheet particularly vulnerable to climate change. - AFP ......

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Explosive growth in bulls**t studies! The latest academic frontier in the age of You Know Who - Salon.com

...... Socrates but as professor Carl Bergstrom explains, it's urgent today Paul Rosenberg Follow Skip to Comments Topics: Academia , academics , anti-science , bulls**t , bullshit , Climate Change , Climate change denial , Education , Fake News , partner video , Philosophy , Science , statistical analysis , Statistics , War on science , Politics News, Life News "There is so much ......

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Is Trump launching a new New World Order? - Salon.com

...... in a Rose Garden ceremony on his return to the White House. As it currently stands, that agreement would require significant reductions in U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHGs), principally through curbs on the combustion of fossil fuels. To fulfill such obligations, President Obama pledged to constrain GHG emissions from electrical power generation through his ......

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