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November 11, 2013

As delegates from around the world descend on Warsaw for talks toward a new climate treaty, scientists are issuing more and more dire warnings that time is running out to avoid dangerous global warming.

November 11, 2013

L’année 2012 a été marquée par une nouvelle hausse de la concentration des gaz à effet de serre dans l’atmosphère, à l’origine du réchauffement climatique.

November 6, 2013

Malawi is in the 2013/2014 rainfall season expected to receive normal total amounts of rainfall giving hope of bumper harvest, Elina Kululanga, Spokesperson for the Meteorological Department confirmed Tuesday. According to information sourced from the meteorological department website, the Seventeenth Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-17) was held in Harare, Zimbabwe from 1

November 4, 2013

Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies. They’re likely to worsen as the world warms from man-made climate change, a leaked draft of an international scientific report forecasts.

November 4, 2013

Climate change will pose sharp risks to the world’s food supply in coming decades, potentially undermining crop production and driving up prices at a time when the demand for food is expected to soar, scientists have found.

November 4, 2013

Justin Gillis has provided a look at the forthcoming report on climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation options from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, based on a leaked final draft (dated Oct. 28) that was posted on the blog of Donna Laframboise, a longtime critic of the panel. 

October 21, 2013

Africa climate scientists and user community representatives have crafted a common climate research agenda to inform decision-making, climate risk management and adaptation planning in Africa.

October 10, 2013

Within 35 years, global average temperatures will be hotter than historical extremes.

October 10, 2013

The first of its kind, ACC2013, will bring together stakeholders to address new frontiers of knowledge on the African Climate system, and narrow the communication gap currently existing between African decision-makers and climate scientists with a view to improving climate early warning responses and adaptation in Africa. The Conference will be opened by H.E.

September 10, 2013

Through tracking changes in the climate, researchers aim to get a lead on West Nile virus outbreaks by anticipating where the insects that spread the disease will emerge. Like most vector-borne pathogens, West Nile virus has links to temperature and rainfall.

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