With nuclear plants no longer viable, US grapples with costs and waste disposal

With nuclear plants no longer viable, US grapples with costs and waste disposal

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH NEWS – The impending closures of dozens of nuclear power stations across the US, Europe, Russia, Japan, and Central Asia are forcing the industry to face th ...

One Arctic penguin population thrives despite global warming

One Arctic penguin population thrives despite global warming

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH NEWS – A new study on Arctic penguins found that one species in thriving while others are in quick decline, offering breakthrough insight into how climate c ...

World’s poorest nations look for their voice in post-2015 goal talks

World’s poorest nations look for their voice in post-2015 goal talks

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH NEWS – The world’s 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are struggling to find their place in discussions surrounding the United Nations’ post-2015 developme ...

Global warming disrupts migratory birds’ breeding patterns

Global warming disrupts migratory birds’ breeding patterns

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – New research shows that as Arctic snow increasingly melts earlier, the unfavorable conditions will have an adverse effect on the breeding of migrant ...

Mismanaged water supplies in South Asia draw concern

Mismanaged water supplies in South Asia draw concern

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – A new study shows that of the countries that rely on the Indian sub-continent’s great rivers, only Bangladesh is preparing for the consequences of cl ...

New study confirms the only way to limit temperature rise is to cut carbon dioxide

New study confirms the only way to limit temperature rise is to cut carbon dioxide

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – A new study by U.S. scientists adds to resounding evidence that the only way to limit global warming is by slashing carbon dioxide emissions from bur ...

One Arctic penguin population thrives despite global warming

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH NEWS – A new study on Arctic penguins found that one species in thriving while others are in quick decline, offering breakthrough insight into how climate change is affecting Antarctica. The Climate News Network reports that although Antarctica is warming, its ice shelf is at risk, more ...

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New study confirms the only way to limit temperature rise is to cut carbon dioxide

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – A new study by U.S. scientists adds to resounding evidence that the only way to limit global warming is by slashing carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels. The Climate News Network reports that scientists have once again established that although livestock emissio more ...

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India experiments with super-crops to end world hunger

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – Thirty thousand farmers in India are experimenting with a biofortification crop called Dhanshakti, in hopes of growing an unusually nutritious harvest with the ability to provide farmers’ families with sustainable food sources for years to come. Der Spiegel reports that with more ...

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World’s poorest nations look for their voice in post-2015 goal talks

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH NEWS – The world’s 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are struggling to find their place in discussions surrounding the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda. The Inter Press News Service reports that an Open-ended Working Group (OWG) will begin its thirteenth round of negot more ...

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With nuclear plants no longer viable, US grapples with costs and waste disposal

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH NEWS – The impending closures of dozens of nuclear power stations across the US, Europe, Russia, Japan, and Central Asia are forcing the industry to face the daunting task of dealing with nuclear waste. The Climate News Network reports that five large-scale nuclear power stations in more ...

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India’s record-breaking dry heat spells delays summer monsoon

UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News – After a swelteringly hot summer season in India, the summer monsoon arrived in West Bengal last week – nearly two weeks after schedule, which meteorological researchers attribute to the effect of climate change on weather patterns in the country. The Climate News Network repo more ...

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