Tag Archives: climate change

Faith Groups in Unprecedented Push for Climate Action

Religious leaders put their spiritual weight behind climate change.

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Pakistan’s New Plan to Embrace Floods

The Pakistan government is considering a new flood prevention plan that could transform the way the country deals with its devastating annual floods, by restoring wetlands, forests and floodplains.

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Extreme Weather on the Rise

The most severe weather events of 2014 took 65 lives and cost more than $19 billion, showing that the need for increased resilience investment is greater than ever.

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Climate Change: A Spark in Igniting Syria’s Civil War

A drought in Syria that was exacerbated by climate change helped fuel the unrest that led to the country's civil war.

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Mitigating Natural Gas Use in the US Electricity Sector

By acting decisively to implement ambitious renewable energy and energy-efficiency programs, states can help ensure that the United States does not overcommit to natural gas and that it continues on a path toward decarbonization of the economy.

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US Coastal Cities Face Up to Climate Change

New York, Miami and Washington D.C. are having to upgrade flood protection systems to adapt to rising sea levels.

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Menu for a Hot Planet

It's not just about oil: To support the world's burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.

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US Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared

A new report connects U.S. military engagement and the threat of climate change, which now is being considered a threat to national security.

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Algae: Friend or Foe?

Toxic algae like the kind that fouled Toledo’s water supply are on the rise due to Big Ag and climate change. But we can learn from them, too.

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Pakistan Boosts Coal Production to Ease Power Shortages

The government has approved 10 new coal-fired power plants to ease Pakistan’s mounting energy crisis, with some areas of the country facing power cuts of 20 hours a day.

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