climate change

Zika and Other Mosquito Borne Diseases’ Spreading May Turn Vigorous With Climate Changes

Zika has appeared as a nightmare to many Latin American countries. The number of Zika infected has reached 4 million landmarks since reporting of the first case just eight months earlier. Absence of proper vaccine has made the situation much more terrible. Recently, scientists have escalated the fears revealing climate change may also contribute to the spread of Zika and other mosquito borne diseases.

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ADB Report: SE Asia Among Top Global Polluters

A new ADB report has shared data that shows that the Southeast Asian region is among the top greenhouse gas emitters in the world. The report recommended efficiency and reduction of carbon-based fuel to help reduce emissions.

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Alberta limits Oil-Sands Emissions to curb pollution

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said Sunday that the New Democratic Party will limit oil-sands emissions, discontinue coal power plants, and create an economy-wide carbon price as part of a strategy to reduce pollution in Canada's most polluting province.

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Barack Obama launched personal Facebook page sending message through video on climate change

Social media is not just a communicating platform for local people but also for world-known celebrities and public figures who consistently post their thoughts over certain arguments. On Monday, White house launched a personal facebook account for Barack Obama to use in order to communicate his message over climate change through nontraditional channels, as reported by Reuters.

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Giant companies to combat climate change through renewable energy

The global effect of climate change is devastating, prompting countries and giant companies to take action in addressing the changes in climate. On Wednesday, nine major companies are expected to take part in a global coalition of firms intent on transitioning to renewable energy. New members include Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Starbucks, Walmart, and Goldman Sachs. Couples of companies had already reached the target of 100% while others do not expect to do so for several decades but are generally setting assertive interval targets, according to The New York Times.

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Pope urges US to act on climate change now

Wading into one of the most polarizing issues in American politics, Pope Francis has called upon the United States to join other nations in fighting climate change. He stressed the time to act is now. "Climate change is a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation. When it comes to the care of our common home, we are living at a critical moment of history," the pope said in a speech Wednesday on the South Lawn of the White House.

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Global climate deal should not hamper individual countries' economic growth: France

A global deal to curb carbon emissions must recognize each country's right to develop, France's foreign minister said in New Delhi on Thursday, as the host of this year's U.N. climate change talks seeks to win India's backing for a global deal.

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Saudi oil minister to make rare trips to Venezuela, Mexico

Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi is making his first visits in years to fellow exporters Venezuela and Mexico, although tumbling oil prices are not the stated purpose of the trip, according to officials and sources.

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University of California votes not to divest from fossil fuels

The University of California voted on Friday to maintain its investments in fossil fuels, frustrating a student-led effort to divest its portfolio in oil, natural gas and coal.

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White House encourages data scientists to help with climate change initiative

The White House has made government data available to developers and researchers that will help them come up with simulations and help it in its efforts to prepare cities for climate change, TechCrunch reported.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook takes solid stance for the environment

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook did not take too kindly on the suggestion of a shareholder to abandon its environmental causes that don't add to the company's profits, CNET reported.

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Dunlop causing climate change scare in BHP Billiton board elections

Ian Dunlop, climate change advocate, is being campaigned against by no less than the BHP Billiton chairman for board director in the mining firm.

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Obama's climate change funding useless, studies show

According to a report, the National Research Council concluded that subsidies towards greenhouse gases reduction had little to no effect.

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