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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
... have now reached a critical stage at which global warming
already has seriously impacted lives and health an...evelopment," he said. Health threats from global warming
include malaria and dengue fever due to the proliferation of mosquitoes, while reduced rainfall and ...
Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore
...y 7, 2007 to promote action to confront the global warming
crisis. The concerts have the intent of bringin...wo years, an international treaty that cuts global warming
pollution by 90 per cent in developed countries and by more than half worldwide. It also asks people...
Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming
...ears in High Artic are drying up because of global warming
, according to two researchers. Ancient ponds in t...y 60 meters, were completely dry. Smol likens the warming
conditions to a pot of soup on a stove. If you take the lid off, it is similar to what we are observ...
Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming
...ng up as the glaciers melt,' Casassa added. Global warming
is most likely responsible for this process, as well as for the increase in GLOFs....
Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission
...industry, and he had threatened to veto the global warming
bill unless it was made more business-friendly, sa...regulations, including the state's landmark global warming
law and proposed regulations on diesel construction equipment and wood products containing formaldeh...
Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool
... but now by Madonna, Sting and other stars, global warming
had a turbulent ride before being adopted as a ce...e apocalyptic fear of the mid-1970s was not global warming
-- but global cooling. This was the notion that Earth was about to be plunged into a deep freeze, ...
Global Warming Threatens Tibet
...dlife Fund (WWF), has expressed fears about global warming
having a debilitating impact on Tibet in the near ...r than now -- a reasonable hypothesis given global warming
trends -- this figure will increase to almost half. According to the data collected, the whole of...
Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals
... Both Ernslie and Patterson also say that global warming
and the rise in krill fisheries has reduced krill stocks and could be contributing to the decline in Adlie penguin populations on the Antarctic Peninsula. Their study, which is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, furth...
Macca Calls for Veggie World to Prevent Global Warming
Sir Paul McCartney says that global warming
can be prevented if people across the world turn vegetarian . The former 'Beatle' feels that the suggestion that livestock farming is done in mankind's favour borders on myth. "Livestock farming is one of the biggest destroyers of the planet. ...
Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow
...id. "We are confident people are aware of global warming
and they will comply themselves." Yashwant predicts that brightly lit and inefficient buildings will dominate Bangkok's skyline for years to come, and it be some time before eco-houses start sprouting up like the mango trees they aim to copy. "Dr...
Japanese Soak in Their Noodles
... said to have the effects of refreshing your mind, warming
your burned-out heart and inflaming your passion," explained a statement by spa complex Hakone Kowakien Yunessun in Hakone, one of Japan's most popular hot spring resorts. Ramen lovers in bathing suits turned into ingredients in the broth, jumping ...
Rivers in China Shrinking Due to Climate Change
... period 2001-06. Another WWF study showed global warming
has caused glaciers to shrink, frozen earth to melt, grasslands to turn yellow and rivers to dry up. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau used to boast of 36,000 glaciers covering an area of 50,000 sq km. In the past 100 years, their area has shrunk by 30 per...
Big B Teams Up With Sienna Miller for Global Warming Campaign
...us does our bit, we will be helping to keep global warming
from harming our countries, she said....
Motorists Getting Greyer, Greener, Thriftier: Nissan's Ghosn
...up with rivals such as Honda and Toyota. "Global warming
is a big concern. Young people are going to be even tougher. "People don't want to feel guilty when they drive a car," said Ghosn. "At the same time they don't want to pay more money for the car," he added, noting the big media buzz surrounding t...
Sienna Sizzles in Wet T-shirt to Spread Global Warming Awareness
...us does our bit, we will be helping to keep global warming
from harming our countries, the Sun quoted Miller, as saying. This was not the only bizarre way to catch attention for charity, for actress Hilary Swank is reportedly set to go bald and donate her hair for a wig for female cancer patients....
Free Your Necktie and Stop Global Warming
... the body and helps stop global warming. Global warming
is the gradual warming
of the Earth's atmosphere reportedly caused by the burning of fossil fuels and industrial pollutants...
Present Rate of Carbon Emissions Could Increase Number of Hot Days in Mediterranean by 500 Pc
... in Italy. Findings further revealed that global warming
caused summer temperatures to dramatically exceed the range that was correlated with the increased number of deaths. "The thresholds of the 2003 event are substantially exceeded in the future in both of our research scenarios. This research is abou...
Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey
...un for power, pointing communications antennas and warming
or cooling parts of the complex. The departure of Atlantis was delayed by two days to let the astronauts repair a thermal blanket that had come loose near the tail during its June 8 launch. Although it is only her first space flight, Sunita becam...
Early Arctic Spring Indication of Climate Change
... uncertainties in the magnitude of expected global warming
over the next century, one consistent feature of extant and projected changes is that Arctic environments are and will be exposed to the greatest warming," said Toke T. Hoye of the National Environmental Research Institute, University of Aarhus, Denm...
'Lights Out' as London Does Its Bit for Climate Change
... capital does its bit for the fight against global warming
and turns off its lights. The Houses of Parliament, luxury hotels like the Ritz and key businesses have confirmed they will take part in the "Lights Out" campaign from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm (2000-2100 GMT) Thursday. The initiative, spearheaded by ...
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