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Telegraph and Mail concede on climate change

Newspapers critical of climate change science tell MPs global warming is happening and humans play a role in it<p>One is home to some of the UK's best known commentators casting doubt on climate change science, while the other claims "climate change is on ice" and "huge uncertainties surround the …

By the Numbers: Climate Change, Here and Now

The IPCC releases part two of its Fifth Assessment, a massive report laying out the dire consequences of climate change.<p><b>The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate</b> Change (IPCC) today released the second part of its Fifth Assessment Report, the first half of which appeared last fall. The 2600-page …

It's About Time Someone On TV News Covered Climate Change Like This

Geez, TV news-- it's about time!<p>In a one-hour documentary on Sunday, Ann Curry will be reporting on an angle of climate change that is scarcely found on TV news: that "there is virtually no debate among climate scientists"--climate change is real and "largely caused by human activity." Curry will …

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An Alarming Wake-Up Call From A Brand New Report On Climate Change

"Many people do not yet understand that there is a small, but real chance of abrupt, unpredictable and potentially irreversible changes with highly damaging impacts on people in the United States and around the world," according to the "What We Know" report.<p>The report was released one week before …

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Climate change models underestimate likely temperature rise, report shows

Forecasts predicting less global warming fail to properly take into account cloud formation, say scientists<p>The Earth’s climate is far more sensitive to carbon dioxide emissions than previously thought, heightening the likelihood of a 4C temperature rise by 2100, new Australian-led research of cloud …

A Beginner's Guide to the IPCC Climate Change Reports

The first installment of the fifth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report was published on Friday, Sept. 27, with more sections to be rolled out over the next year. The IPCC's broad conclusions have been remarkably consistent since the first report was published in 1990, although details …

Climate change report: five key points

The world faces threat to food supply, conflicts over water rights and growing inequality. The only option to is cut emissions<p>1. Food threat<p>Climate change is already taking a sizeable chunk out of global food supply and it is going to get worse. Increases in crop yields – which are needed to …

Sorry, New York Times: The Climate Report Won't Change Any Climate Change Deniers' Minds

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The new report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is stark, detailed and …

The Latest Climate Change Report Won't Change Anyone's Mind

The new report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is stark, detailed and unflinching in its depiction of climate change. And despite <i>The New York Times</i>' hyper-optimistic predictions, it will not change a thing.<p>Look, I understand why the <i>Times</i> editorial board would believe that …

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White House Launches Website App to Visualize Climate Change

Climate Data Initiative to demonstrate real-world risks of global warming.<p>The White House has unveiled a new website-based app, the Climate Data Initiative, to help explain the science behind climate change and draw attention to the immediacy of the threat.<p>"This effort will help give communities …

Climate Change

White House Launches Climate Change Data Website

The White House on Wednesday rolled out a new initiative designed to make climate data more accessible to researchers and industries trying to adapt to global warming.<p>The project includes the introduction of a climate-focused section of the federal government's open data platform at …

Mac sales success “defies the laws of economics,” says analyst

Noting that the Mac’s share of the PC market has risen almost continuously over the past decade (with just a brief dip in 2012) despite costing an average of $700 more than competitor machines, Needham’s Charlie Wolf is quoted by <i>Fortune</i> as saying that it “seems to defy the laws of economics.”<p>The …

Amazon Debuts ‘Fire TV’ Set-Top Streaming Box – Includes Voice Commands, Gaming Support, More

As expected, Amazon has announced the <i>Fire TV</i>, their entry in the set-top box sweepstakes. The new box features voice search, (via its remote), gaming …