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George Clooney among stars called on to ‘Save The Arctic’ amid speculation of baby plans

Archived, 15 days ago From inquisitr.com 

Brooklyn, NEW YORK - Vivienne Westwood has enlisted the help of a star-studded line up, including Mr. George Clooney, to be the faces of her Save The Arctic Campaign. Clooney, Kate Moss, and an additional 57 other well-known stars of various levels of fame have been call ...

Arctic nations to bar fishing fleets from fast-thawing seas around the North Pole

Archived, 17 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement on Thursday to bar their fishing fleets from fast-thawing seas around the North Pole.

The accord, also signed in Oslo by the ambassadors of Canada, Norway and Denma ...

Polar bears can’t adapt to a warming world

Archived, 17 days ago From takepart.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - Polar bears will not be able to surmount the impacts of global warming on their Arctic habitat, according to scientists, because they will not be able to adjust their metabolism to survive on land-based prey during longer and longer periods with no s ...

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates $15 million to environmental causes

Archived, 17 days ago From people.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Leonardo DiCaprio is passionate about making a difference in the world.

In his latest philanthropic effort, the actor, a devoted environmentalist, has pledged $15 million in donations to more than 30 organizations working to achieve a ...

US on "path to a clean energy future" as power sector reduces emissions

Archived, 17 days ago From clickgreen.org.uk 

London, U K - The most comprehensive analysis to date on US power plant air pollution emissions shows that most of the nation’s largest energy utilities have seen significant reductions in global warming pollution in recent years.

The report’s rele ...

Warming of oceans due to climate change is unstoppable, say US scientists

Archived, 18 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - The warming of the oceans due to climate change is now unstoppable after record temperatures last year, bringing additional sea-level rise, and raising the risks of severe storms, US government climate scientists said on Thursday.

The ...

Japan sets 26% cut in greenhouse gas emissions as target

Archived, 18 days ago From timesofindia.indiatimes.com 

Mumbai, INDIA - Japan said on Friday it would slash its greenhouse gas emissions by 26% by 2030 from 2013 levels and would submit the plan to the United Nations later in the day as its contribution to a global summit on climate change in Paris in November.
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Climate change may already be costing American lives

Archived, 18 days ago From phys.org 

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - "Temperature variability emerges as a key feature in the potential impacts of climate change. The take-home message: Unusual temperature is bad for people's health," said study author Liuhua Shi, a graduate student in the department of environmental ...

Efforts to tackle global deforestation risk being side lined, says Unilever Chief Executive

Archived, 18 days ago From globalcosmeticsnews.com 

London, U K - Unilever Chief Executive Paul Polman has warned that a more ambitious approach to funding forest protection is needed, or risk the project being sidelined at the upcoming Paris Climate Summit.

The upcoming Summit will follow recent UN ...

Climate change key threat to ecosystems at risk

Archived, 18 days ago From iucn.org 

Gland, SWITZERLAND - Climate change has emerged as a key threat to a diverse range of ecosystems in Australia and beyond, according to studies published in a special issue of the journal Austral Ecology.

The studies applied the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems ...

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