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Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...ent evidence from extreme heat waves, cyclones and droughts has shown how widely the health impacts vary between old and young, rich and poor, and those with strong versus weak social institutions and supports. Human societies and communities are very varied in resources, culture and behaviour. Stronger linka...

Asian Business Executives Urged to Be Eco-friendly

...ility of biofuels. "We are seeing rising waters, droughts and floods chasing each other and diseases," Steiner said. "It can never be too late" to tackle the environmental concerns. A regulatory framework is needed, Stiner said. Among the companies with an eco-friendly product is lighting maker Osram, ...

Global Warming Disaster Closer Than Thought, Says NASA

...ingly rapid sea-level rise, increased frequency of droughts and floods, and increased stress on wildlife and plants due to rapidly shifting climate zones," according to the NASA announcement. By heralding the new research paper, NASA is endorsing science that places considerably more urgency on the need to ...

Climatic Change Cause of Dafur Conflict-UN

...e for the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region, where droughts have provoked fighting over water sources, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in an editorial published Saturday. "Almost invariably, we discuss Darfur in convenient military and political shorthand - an ethnic conflict pitting Arab militias ...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...hings changed in 1988, a summer of record heat and droughts in the United States, when James Hansen of the Goddard Institute of Space Studies at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) delivered his now-famous testimony to Congress. Hansen declared he was 99 percent certain that the man-mad...

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