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Climate Change Sceptics Say Humans Not To Blame
April 2, 2007 12:00 AM - Reuters
A group of scientists is fighting a rearguard action to challenge mainstream evidence that humans are to blame for climate change.
Tsunami Devastates Western Solomon Islands; 13 Killed, Toll Expected To Rise
April 2, 2007 12:00 AM - George Herming, Associated Press
Tsunami waves churned by an undersea earthquake crashed ashore in the Solomon Islands on Monday, wiping away entire villages and triggering alerts from Australia to Hawaii, officials said. At least 13 people were killed and the toll was expected to rise.
Auto Industry Urges Economy-Wide Approach to Global Warming
April 2, 2007 12:00 AM - Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Automakers called for an economy-wide approach to global warming in reaction to a Supreme Court decision Monday that could give the government the authority to regulate the emissions of carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases from cars.
Canada Scales Back Seal Hunt Because of Poor Ice
March 30, 2007 12:00 AM - David Ljunggren, Reuters
The number of young harp seals that Canadian hunters can kill off the east coast this year will be cut by a quarter, mainly because of poor ice conditions where the animals give birth, officials said Thursday.
Previewing a U.N. Climate Report: Species Are Going To Be Lost
March 30, 2007 12:00 AM - Associated Press
From the micro to the macro, from plankton in the oceans to polar bears in the far north and seals in the far south, global warming has begun changing life on Earth, international scientists will report next Friday.
Gore Searches for New U.S. Venue for Climate Concert
March 29, 2007 12:00 AM - Jeremy Pelofsky, Reuters
Plans by environment crusader Al Gore for a climate change rock concert at the U.S. Capitol are running into some Republican opposition. The former Democratic presidential candidate wanted to hold one of seven worldwide "Live Earth" concerts on the National Mall in the U.S. capital on July 7.
UNEP Says Greener Buildings Could Slow Global Warming
March 29, 2007 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters
Better architecture and energy savings in buildings could do more to fight global warming than all curbs on greenhouse gases agreed under the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol, a U.N. study showed on Thursday.
One in Ten at Risk from Rising Seas, Storms, Study Suggests
March 28, 2007 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters
One in 10 people in the world, mostly in Asia, live in coastal areas at risk from rising seas and more powerful storms that may be caused by global warming, an international study showed on Wednesday.
Top EU Energy Official Talks Global Warming in Washington
March 27, 2007 12:00 AM - Reuters
The European Union's top energy official was in Washington to push European hopes for greater cooperation on global warming and joint EU-U.S. efforts for increasing energy efficiency and security of supplies.
New, Previously Unknown Climate Zones Seen by 2100
March 27, 2007 12:00 AM - Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters
Global warming could re-make the world's climate zones by 2100, with some polar and mountain climates disappearing altogether and formerly unknown ones emerging in the tropics, scientists said Monday.