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John Kerry opens NYC Climate Week - video

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 3:16pm
US secretary of state John Kerry opens the NYC Climate Week with a speech at the Morgan Library in New York City on Monday. Kerry used the speech to announce a US plan to fund a new World Bank program to decrease methane. NYC Climate Week aims to raise awareness over carbon emissions and their link to global warming ahead of a United Nations Climate Summit on Tuesday Continue reading...
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Calderon: End Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Create Carbon Tax

NPR News - Environment - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 2:06pm

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon lead a group to encourage heads of state to propel climate change. He discusses the obstacles that block aggressive efforts to curb climate change.

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Police face off with Flood Wall Street protesters in climate change march

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 1:34pm

At least one person is arrested as New York demonstration builds in citys financial district, site of adversarial Occupy protests

Flood Wall Street climate change protest live updates

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'I care about the future, and it's wrong to wreck the planet' Flood Wall Street climate change protesters in New York  video

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 1:24pm
Hundreds of climate change protesters demonstrated in Manhattan, New York on Monday. Organisers said a 'flood' of demonstrators all clad in blue would besiege Wall Street and the financial district.

The march came a day after Sunday's protests, which saw 300,000 people march in New York, demanding action on the environment. World leaders are gathering in the city on Tuesday for a UN summit on climate change.

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Climate Activists Look For Solutions From Business, Diplomats

NPR News - Environment - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 1:24pm

Business and corporate leaders are starting to take climate risk seriously enough to put money on the table to do something about it.

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Big Foot

Holy Scrap - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 12:34pm
Running in nature invites you to get over fears: fear of creatures and of getting lost for example. I have learned to love reading the tracks when I run. This morning on a 9 mile run I ran into this big print. Hummm, not likely a cat as they retract their claws. Too big for a coyote? Not sure, but I'm glad we didn't bump.
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Hinkley nuclear reactor project gains EU approval, leak reveals

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 12:17pm
Green groups condemn commissioner Almunias U-turn as he deems Hinkley Point C subsidies to be within state aid rules Continue reading...
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US to put climate change 'front and center' of diplomatic efforts, Kerry vows

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 11:05am
  • Secretary of state says he is personally committed to action
  • Ban Ki-moon: No plan B because there is no planet B
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Greenpeace worker refused entry to India

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 10:02am

Indian government accused of systematic crackdown on charitys activities after British national is turned back at airport

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Heirs to Rockefeller oil fortune divest from fossil fuels over climate change

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 9:19am

Heirs to Standard Oil fortune join campaign that will withdraw a total of $50bn from fossil fuels, including from tar sands funds

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New climate deal push will not repeat Copenhagen mistakes  UN envoy

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 9:03am

Ahead of Ban Ki-moons climate summit in New York, Mary Robinson plays down no-show by Chinese and Indian leaders

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The Wall Street Journal downplays global warming risks once again

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 6:00am

The periodical follows the Murdoch media pattern of sowing doubt about climate change threats

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Rockefellers and investors pledge $50bn divestment from fossil fuels

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 5:49am

Rockefeller Brothers Fund, set up by heirs of the family that became rich on oil, will divest from fossil fuels over five years

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Radio-tagging sheep will spell the death of the old ways, say French farmers

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 5:31am
Farmers question effectiveness of scheme against outbreaks of disease and fear it risks industrialising traditional methods Continue reading...
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Chris Boardman: 'This is the biggest opportunity cycling is going to have'

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 5:09am

The cyclist-turned advocate is addressing the Labour and Conservative conferences on why the UK needs more bikes

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The UN's New York climate summit is guilty of a major sin of omission

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 4:07am

Despite a key role in cutting emissions, the ocean is completely absent from Ban Ki-moons climate meeting for world leaders

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Emma Thompson: climate change deniers are 'bonkers' video

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 3:59am
Actor Emma Thompson says climate change deniers are 'bonkers'. She speaks as she joins thousands of protesters marching to the steps of the Houses of Parliament on Sunday to demand action to halt climate change. 'Anyone who tries to deny it looks a little bit bonkers. It's a form of collective suicide,' she says Continue reading...
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Climate protesters plan to risk arrest during Flood Wall Street sit-in

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 2:50am

As many as 2,000 people expected in protest that organisers will highlight the role of capitalism in fuelling the climate crisis

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Largest climate march in history - your pictures

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 2:45am

An estimated 570,000 people took part in 2,700 simultaneous climate events in 161 countries around the world on Sunday, as part of the Peoples Climate March the largest climate march in history. Guardian readers shared their images via GuardianWitness

Did you attend a climate event? Share your images and video with us

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