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Tag Archives: Climate Change

Climate Change is the name commonly given to the notion that the Earth is undergoing a changing climate. Many people believe that humans are having an impact on the planet’s climate. Whenever The Global Herald publishes an item relating to Climate Change, it is placed into this “Climate Change” News Tag archive. You may subscribe to an RSS feed of this News Tag here: http://theglobalherald.com/tag/climate-change/feed/ to keep abreast of the latest additions to the Climate Change News Tag archive.

November, 2013

  • 13 November

    Polar Exploration Ship to Join Christmas Lights Celebrations in Lorient & Paris

    Scientific sampling in the Northern oceans on board Tara. V.Hilaire/Tara Expéditions

    The polar exploration ship, Tara, will finish a scientific expedition round the Arctic with Christmas celebrations in the harbour of Lorient and Porte de Versailles. The ship and crew will be completing a 7 month trip to collect 5,000 plankton samples from the Northern Oceans. The 25,000 kilometer voyage saw the researchers traverse the Northeast and Northwest passages in a …

August, 2013

  • 6 August

    Marine Life Moving Towards the Poles

    The giant rock barnacle is spreading down the east coast of Tasmania as sea temperatures increase. (Image: Elvira Poloczanska)

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation has led a three-year international study into the effects of climate change, finding that marine species are moving closer to the poles at a rate of 72km every 10 years. Marine ecologists Elvira Poloczanska and Anthony Richardson led the literature review with a team of 19 researchers from Australia, USA, Canada, UK, Europe …

February, 2012

  • 8 February

    Signs of Hope on Climate Change – in Unexpected Places

    Remember the heady days of 2009? The world – or at least the world’s media – was rocked by such hot topics as the death of Michael Jackson, the spread of swine flu, the Iranian elections and the new Star Trek movie; as if that wasn’t enough, there was also something called climate change that was pushing us into global …

July, 2011

  • 6 July

    Nepal’s CFP Selected for Global Award

    Nepal’s Community Forestry Programme, which is used as a role model among the world’s forest conversation initiatives, has been shortlisted for the 2011 Future Policy Award. The award is for the most inspiring, innovative and influential forestry policies worldwide. Forestry groups have been making money by absorbing carbon dioxide released through the burning of bio-fuels. The communities are being rewarded …

  • 1 July

    Kenya: Funds Launched for Young Entrepreneurs to Mitigate Climate Change

    The Embassy of Denmark has signed an agreement with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) which is expected to revolutionize inventions in Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Technologies (REACT) through the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF). The contribution which a mounts to a tune of Sh 1.1 billion will be drawn from Danida, Royal Danish Embassy …

May, 2011

  • 26 May

    Climate Change – A Challenge for the Global Democratic System

    Recently, EU climate action commissioner Connie Hedegaard announced that “no legally binding agreement deal will be done” at the next annual UN climate meeting this December in Durban, South Africa.  Her declaration did not generate front-page headlines.  This is surprising, for reasons she herself has previously expressed. Speaking before one of Durban’s predecessors, the 2009 UN meeting in Copenhagen, Hedegaard, …

  • 24 May

    Australian Climate Commissioner Defends Advance of Climate Science

    The Australian Climate Commissioner, Will Steffan, has defended the advance of climate science in a report issued on 23 May 2011 by the Australian Climate Commission. In “The Critical Debate”, Professor Will Steffen acknowledges the areas in which he has made his own judgements, but also points out that there is much consensus among scientists: “By contrast to the noisy, …

  • 4 May

    President of Mongolia Discusses Renewables in Germany

    The President of Mongolia, Tsakhia Elbegdorj, met with Hans-Josef Fell, Member of the German Bundestag and spokesperson on energy policy for the Green Parliamentary Group of the German Parliament on 3rd May 2011. Mr Fell explained to the Mongolian leader how Germany had adopted the Law on Renewable Energy in 2000 and is now supplying 17% of the country’s energy …

January, 2011

  • 24 January

    UK Government Releases Report on Food & Farming Futures to 2050

    The UK government Science & Technology think-tank, Foresight, has produced a report on the future of food & farming predicting a range of outcomes between 2011 and 2050. The most startling aspect of the report is that it aims to model a food industry that will serve over 9 billion people. Almost one billion people are already malnourished and hungry …

November, 2010

  • 29 November

    Australian Farmers Struggling to Finish Harvest

    From Northern Queensland to the deep south of the continent, Australian crop farmers are struggling with fickle weather conditions and locusts, making it frustratingly slow to get their crop in, and an in many cases, maintaining the quality that the 2010 season has so long promised. Compared to the drought ravaged  period over the last 10 years, the 2010 rains …