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Report Claims iPhone 6 Will Feature Curved Display, All-Aluminum Rear Shell

Apple's next-generation iPhone may feature rounded edges and a curved glass display, according to a new report from <i>Mac Otakara</i> [Google Translate].<p><i>The Squair Curvaceous Bumper</i><p>Citing "reliable sources", the publication notes that the iPhone 6's cover glass will sit flush with the device's rounded …

At-risk cities hold solutions to climate change: UN report

It is already taking shape as the 21st century urban nightmare: a big storm hits a city like Shanghai, Mumbai, Miami or New York, knocking out power supply and waste treatment plants, washing out entire neighbourhoods and marooning the survivors in a toxic and foul-smelling swamp.<p>Now the world's …

It's time climate change believers in business came out of the closet

"I think climate change is one of the greatest hoaxes ever perpetrated on man." So said a colleague at a recent meeting of tech executives I spoke at. It was hardly the first time I've heard such a statement. But what happened next was a first in my 13 years of working in the intersection of …

Climate

An unwilling leader: the potential impact of Exxon Mobil's climate report

Last month, Exxon Mobil announced that it would become the first oil and gas producer to issue a carbon asset risk report. In response to shareholder demands, the company is now required to publicly discuss the risks that it faces as it invests heavily in fossil fuel while the world moves to …

Climate

New James Cameron series paints dire picture of what's to come if climate change is ignored

<b>(CNN)</b> – Filmmaker James Cameron has been a titan of the box office for decades. So when he decided he wanted to create a series about climate change, it was only fitting that he would inject it with all the drama and suspense of one of his signature blockbusters.<p>Cameron says the project – "Years of …

UN urges huge increase in green energy to avert climate disaster

David Cameron's commitment to the green agenda will come under the fiercest scrutiny yet this week when top climate-change experts will warn that only greater use of renewable energy – including windfarms – can prevent a global catastrophe.<p>A report by the world's leading authorities will expose a …

The Docu Series Years of Living Dangerously Tries to Close the Climate Gap

There’s a fascinating moment during the first episode of Showtime’s new climate change documentary, <i>Years of Living Dangerously</i>. The actor Don …

IPCC climate change report: averting catastrophe is eminently affordable

Catastrophic climate change can be averted without sacrificing living standards according to a UN report, which concludes that the transformation required to a world of clean energy is eminently affordable.<br>“It doesn’t cost the world to save the planet,” said economist Professor Ottmar Edenhofer, …

The Main Climate Change Question: When Do You Want to Pay For It, And How?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The choice on climate change is obvious, according to a new report from the United Nations' …

Universities must end financial ties to climate denying fossil-fuel giants – now

There are many compelling reasons for universities to divest themselves of investment in the fossil fuel industry – including and especially the physical and potentially irreversible effects of climate change to which university endowments essentially contribute.<p>But for our colleagues now asking …

Apple: climate change is real and it's a real problem

Technology company claims 94% of its corporate facilities are now powered by renewable energy<p>Climate change is real and a real problem for the world, Apple said on Monday, announcing its progress on environment targets ahead of Earth day.<p>The technology company, publishing a video narrated by CEO …

Energy and climate change: 'the tired response is buck-passing balderdash'

You don't need me to tell you how bad climate change is. It's bad. If you want, have a look at the latest report from the IPCC, which not only sets out the myriad ways climate change will mess everything up, but inconveniently points out that it's already happening.<p>It's hard not to feel …

Climate

NASA Shows 60 Years of Climate Change in 15 Seconds

This winter has been kind of insane in the U.S., with a polar vortex one week and snow storms in the South the next, which has some climate …

Climate Change

The Earth Is Changing Rapidly. Can We Change Too?

I had the chance to see the Grand Canyon last week for the first time, and I can tell you this: it is really big. So big, in fact, that I led my …