THE CARBON CAPTURE REPORT


11/13/2017 Climate Change: News Stories

Showing Entries 1-20 of 134

This page lists all news stories relating to Climate Change. For a complete overview of this entry's activities relating to this topic, please see the Profile.

All News Stories

Sort By:


Limit To:
Activism
Documentaries/Movies
Legislation
Project


Previous Next  


 CategoriesToneReach

How missing weather data is a 'life and death' issue - BBC News

...... of what the weather is doing at ground level across the continent. And this, as former TV weather presenter Peter Gibbs explains (see video), can be a matter of "life and death". Climate change has brought more extreme weather conditions to many parts of the world and Africa is no exception. Farmers also face less predictable seasons. "Climate change has made an impact over recent years. ......

(1040 words by bbc.co.uk)
(11/13/2017)
Project
Tone: 1.35%
Pol: 6.94%
Act: 25.95%
Per: 0.99%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

First CO2 rise in four years puts pressure on Paris targets - BBC News

...... are uncertain if the rise in emissions is a one-off or the start of a new period of CO2 build-up. Scientists say that a global peak in CO2 before 2020 is needed to limit dangerous global warming this century. The Global Carbon Project has been analysing and reporting on the scale of emissions of CO2 since 2006. Carbon output has grown by about 3% per year in that period, but growth ......

(743 words by bbc.co.uk)
(11/13/2017)
Legislation
Activism
Project
Tone: 2.16%
Pol: 6.47%
Act: 25.38%
Per: 0.63%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Antarctica's warm underbelly revealed - BBC News

...... up from the rocks underneath the Antarctic ice sheet. This "geothermal heat flux" is key data required by scientists in order to model how the White Continent is going to react to climate change. If the rockbed's temperature is raised, it makes it easier for the ice above to move. And if global warming is already forcing change on the ice sheet, a higher flux could accelerate matters. ......

(758 words by bbc.co.uk)
(11/13/2017)
Project
Tone: 3.36%
Pol: 5.69%
Act: 30.01%
Per: 1.03%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Nebraska regulator to announce Keystone XL permit decision on November 20 | Reuters

...... km) pipeline linking Canada's Alberta oil sands to U.S. refineries has been a lightning rod of controversy for nearly a decade, pitting environmentalists worried about spills and global warming against business advocates who say the project will lower fuel prices, shore up national security and bring jobs. The commission is charged with weighing whether the project is in the public ......

(215 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)

[Show/Hide 1 Additional Article]
Project
Tone: -1.32%
Pol: 7.49%
Act: 28.63%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%
2 Articles

World carbon emissions on the rise again - study | Reuters

...... after all," the Global Carbon Project, a group of 76 scientists in 15 countries, wrote of the findings. Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry, the bulk of man-made greenhouse gases, were on track to gain 2 percent in 2017 from 2016 levels to a record high of about 37 billion tonnes, it said. "Global CO2 emissions appear to be going up strongly once again ... This is very ......

(351 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)

[Show/Hide 1 Additional Article]
Project
Tone: 3.14%
Pol: 6.81%
Act: 21.99%
Per: 0.26%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%
2 Articles

EU, Chile to start talks to update free trade deal | Reuters

...... start of negotiations. The EU and Chile signed a deal on political and economic cooperation in 2002, but have decided it needs updating to increase work together on issues including climate change, education policy and trade. The first round of negotiations will be held in Brussels on Thursday. On trade, the European Union is looking to increase commerce in services and also open up ......

(133 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)

[Show/Hide 1 Additional Article]
Legislation
Tone: 0.00%
Pol: 5.88%
Act: 22.06%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%
2 Articles

Hydrogen could deliver one fifth of world carbon cuts by 2050: industry group | Reuters

...... BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Increasing the use of hydrogen in power, transport, heat and industry could deliver around one fifth of the total carbon emissions cuts needed to limit global warming to safe levels by mid-century, a report by the Hydrogen Council said on Monday. To encourage industries to use hydrogen, Toyota and Air Liquide helped set up the Hydrogen Council, a global lobby launched ......

(485 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)

[Show/Hide 1 Additional Article]
Project
Tone: 2.31%
Pol: 5.00%
Act: 21.54%
Per: 0.19%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%
2 Articles

Protesters disrupt U.S. pro-coal event at U.N. climate talks | Reuters

...... BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Protesters disrupted a pro-coal presentation by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration at climate change talks in Germany on Monday where almost 200 nations are trying to shift the world economy off fossil fuels. The U.S.-sponsored event about "The Role of Cleaner and More Efficient Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power in Climate Mitigation" jarred with many ......

(472 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)

[Show/Hide 1 Additional Article]
Activism
Tone: 1.80%
Pol: 6.61%
Act: 21.64%
Per: 1.40%
Que: 5.00%
Exc: 0.00%
2 Articles

Seeking to slow climate change, lawsuits look to the constitution | Reuters

...... plaintiffs are trying to enlist a nation’s founding principles to limit warming. The cases, including one in the United States where a group of young people are arguing that global warming threatens their Fifth Amendment right to life, liberty and property, are widening the scope of environmental litigation. Some legal scholars say it is a stretch to invoke the Constitution rather ......

(675 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)
Legislation
Tone: 0.41%
Pol: 8.14%
Act: 21.52%
Per: 0.14%
Que: 3.12%
Exc: 0.00%

Global oil demand to withstand rise of electric vehicles - IEA | Reuters

...... it had cut its longer-term oil price projections from last year, partly because of the falling cost of both renewable and conventional sources of energy, the worldwide push to tackle climate change and improve air quality and the boom in U.S. shale oil and gas output. Under the IEA’s "New Policies Scenario", based on existing legislation and announced policy intentions relative to ......

(511 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)
Legislation
Project
Tone: 1.65%
Pol: 4.57%
Act: 20.48%
Per: 0.55%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Protesters interrupt U.S. pro-coal event at U.N. climate talks | Reuters

...... panellists argue that renewable energies such as wind and solar power are insufficient to meet the world’s energy needs. U.S. President Donald Trump, who doubts that man-made greenhouse gas emissions are the main driver of rising temperatures, said in June that he plans to pull out of the 2015 Paris Agreement and instead promote jobs in the fossil fuel industry. No country has followed ......

(198 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)
Legislation
Activism
Tone: 0.98%
Pol: 6.83%
Act: 22.93%
Per: 1.95%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Italy's white truffles feel the heat at Alba auction | World | Reuters

...... now in its eighteenth year, with proceeds going to charitable causes. This Sunday it took place in Grinzane Cavour Castle with live satellite links to Hong Kong and Dubai. But climate change, drought and severe storms, and a trend to grow more vines for wine, have undermined production and sent prices soaring. "It’s not an exceptional year. It’s a poor year, with very high ......

(356 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)
Tone: 0.00%
Pol: 7.09%
Act: 15.95%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

FEATURE-Argentina seeks to overtake Chile in South America lithium race | Reuters

...... ministry expects lithium exports to increase to $800 million in the coming years from $191 million in 2016. ‘ARGENTINA‘S MOMENT’ A clampdown by governments on greenhouse gas emissions that are contributing to climate change is fuelling a boom in the lithium market as car manufacturers start to ramp up electric vehicle production. Lithium Americas is basing its ......

(796 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)
Project
Tone: 1.88%
Pol: 3.64%
Act: 17.44%
Per: 0.22%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

United resumes Newark-Delhi flights after halt due to poor air quality | Reuters

...... the index rankings (i.e. the country with the worst air quality), followed by Bangladesh and Thailand," said Richard Hewston, Verisk Maplecroft’s global head of environment and climate change. The company’s Air Quality Index assesses the atmospheric concentrations of fine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometres, known as PM 2.5. A U.S. embassy measure of PM 2.5 showed a ......

(243 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)
Tone: 2.61%
Pol: 7.09%
Act: 19.03%
Per: 0.37%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

German court gives initial backing to hear climate activist's suit against RWE | Reuters

...... farmer Sal Lliuya launched an appeal with the higher regional court in Hamm after a lower court last year rejected his call for compensation from RWE. In his appeal he argued that greenhouse gas emissions from RWE’s plants were partly to blame for melting an Andean glacier that is threatening to cause flooding and damage his house. On Monday, the court in Hamm said that at present ......

(129 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)
Project
Tone: -6.57%
Pol: 8.03%
Act: 25.55%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

BlackRock's Fink learns to live with activist investors | Reuters

...... its decisions on which way to vote. In May, BlackRock helped pass a shareholder resolution calling on Exxon Mobil Corp to provide more information about how new technologies and climate change regulations could impact the business of the world's largest publicly traded oil company. Fink said the firm is only voting in the long-term interests of its investors, and that its ......

(399 words by reuters.com)
(11/13/2017)
Legislation
Tone: 3.60%
Pol: 11.75%
Act: 25.90%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Carbon Dioxide Rise for First Time in Four Years | Time

...... noting in an email that levels have increased fourfold since he was born in the 1950s. "We race headlong into the unknown." Man-made carbon dioxide is causing more than 90 percent of global warming since 1950, U.S. scientists reported this month. This year's increase was mostly spurred by a 3.5 percent jump in Chinese carbon pollution, said study co-author Glen Peters, a Norwegian scientist. ......

(479 words by time.com)
(11/13/2017)

[Show/Hide 4 Additional Articles]
Legislation
Project
Tone: 0.00%
Pol: 3.04%
Act: 21.86%
Per: 0.76%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%
5 Articles

In Texas, odds of Hurricane Harvey rainfall could rise to nearly 1 in 5 per year by 2100 - LA Times

...... are used by the National Hurricane Center to forecast hurricanes in real time. He also used an array of six global climate models that take into account a standard, business-as-usual greenhouse gas emission scenario. "I wanted to be as open-minded as possible, so I didn't apply this technique to just one climate model, but rather to as many climate models as I could lay my hand on," he said. ......

(429 words by latimes.com)
(11/13/2017)
Tone: 2.83%
Pol: 5.00%
Act: 22.39%
Per: 0.65%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Global carbon emissions are on the rise AGAIN, study finds | Daily Mail Online

...... no growth in emissions. The rise in emissions has prompted scientists to warn that 'time is running out' on the ability to keep temperature rises to levels that could avoid dangerous climate change. Scroll down for video It was previously hoped that emissions might soon reach their peak after three stable years, so the new projection for 2017 is an unwelcome message. The figures point ......

(1153 words by dailymail.co.uk)
(11/13/2017)
Legislation
Project
Tone: 3.63%
Pol: 7.34%
Act: 20.10%
Per: 1.78%
Que: 2.70%
Exc: 0.00%

Global warming to bring heavy storms to Britain and US | Daily Mail Online

...... Deadly floods and hurricanes will be the 'new normal' in Britain and the US west coast by 2100 as global warming causes severe storms to travel further towards the poles By Harry Pettit For Mailonline Published: 11:05 EST, 13 November 2017 | Updated: 11:37 EST, 13 November 2017 Global warming will bring deadly storms to Britain and the United States by 2100, a study has found. In ......

(1039 words by dailymail.co.uk)
(11/13/2017)
Project
Tone: 2.65%
Pol: 5.58%
Act: 26.14%
Per: 0.82%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Previous Next  





Sign up for our Daily Report by Email

Use our signup form to receive our daily email newsletter in your inbox each morning. Wake up to the latest developments, critical insights, and moving trends to keep on top of your industries.



ABOUT THE CARBON CAPTURE REPORT

The Carbon Capture Report is one of the world's premiere sources of daily news and public perception reports of carbon capture and sequestration, climate change, and the energy sector around the world, 365 days a year. Based on more than a decade of research on global information discourse, the Carbon Capture Report has become the "go-to" resource for governments, companies, environmental groups, law firms, venture capitalists, researchers, and even private citizens, with subscribers in more than 120 countries.


© 2005-2012 The Carbon Capture Report. A service of the University of Illinois. All results are generated by computer and no guarantees of any kind are provided regarding accuracy or completeness.