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climate

klahy muht

  • n  the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    the dank climate of southern Wales
  • n  the prevailing psychological state
    the climate of opinion
News & Articles

  • Obama leaves climate change-fighting tool on shelf for now
    By Patrick Rucker and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has vowed to tackle climate change in his second term, but so far has not acted to strengthen a tool that does not require backing from Congress - the National Environmental Policy Act. NEPA, a statute that dates to the Nixon administration, calls on officials to weigh whether projects such as highways, dams or ...
    June 16, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Climate change could slash snowfall in Southern California mountains
    Climate change is likely to wipe a lot of the white from those postcard winter scenes of Los Angeles ringed by snow-capped mountains, according to new research.
    June 14, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • UN climate talks marred by decision-making spat
    U.N. climate talks have hit a stumbling block that some delegates say poses a serious challenge to their already slow-moving attempt to craft a global response to climate change. As the latest negotiation ...
    June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Al Gore in Globe and Mail
    Mr. Gore called the award meaningful because of his co-winner, calling the IPCC the "world's pre-eminent scientific body devoted to improving our understanding of the climate crisis."
  • John Kerry in TIME (blog)
    Today, the Congressional Budget Office has sent Congress a powerful message: our comprehensive energy and climate bill will slash America's deficit by over $19 billion,said Sens. Kerry and Lieberman. "There is no more room for excuses -...
  • Alfred Nobel in Forbes
    His strong commitment, reflected in political activity, lectures, films and books, has strengthened the struggle against climate change,the Nobel citation said. "He is probably the single individual who has done most to create greater...

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