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Global Warming

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  1. Syrian conflict likely fueled by climate change, study claims

    As the war in Syria enters its fifth year, a new study claims that the conflict in Syria was fuelled by global warming. A devastating drought, which lasted for three years before the start of the conflict, was made more severe due to increased greenhouse gas emissions. The study claims that the drought was 2-3 times more likely because of climate change.

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  2. Global CO2 emissions flatlined in 2014 while the economy grew

    New data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) shows that global CO2 emissions stalled in 2014 while the economy grew. This marks the first time in four decades that the world economy grows while carbon emissions don't. The change is likely due to an increase in renewable energy.

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  3. Wildfire is first of many more due to California drought

    Experts warn that as the historic drought continues to bash California, climate change will cause more frequent and vicious wildfires in in the state. "California water policy, water management, and infrastructure need to be changed: those systems were built in an old climate and the reality is, we're in a new climate," saidĀ Noah Diffenbaugh, a climatologist at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

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  4. As California drought deepens, water debate sharpens

    As California struggles to meet new water use restrictions, the governor is urging a sharp increase in fines for the worst violators.

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  5. Thank you Pope Francis for talking about climate change

    Pope Francis has brought a voice into the discussion around climate change that is merging the voices of science, religion, and politics.

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  6. Islamic leaders call for fast action on climate change

    Islamic leaders called for rapid transition from a world economic order based on fossil fuel to one powered by renewable energy.

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  7. Obama's Alaska visit highlights climate already changed

    Each particular battle is but one part of the longer struggle to transform our energy economy, our economy as a whole, how things are produced, packaged, and distributed.

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  8. California landscape scorched as wildfires blaze on

    With 700,000 acres burned so far this year, there's no end in sight for the inferno; or firefighters and victims, the numbers represent an uphill battle.

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  9. Global warming continues unabated: 2015 to be hottest year ever

    2015 will likely be the hottest year on record, according to a preliminary analysis released by the World Meteorological Organization.

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  10. Six Degrees

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  11. The Wind

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  12. The 11th Hour

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  13. Coal

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  14. Wake up!

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