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Landmarks to go dark Saturday night for 'Earth hour'.

Some of the world's most recognizable landmarks are going dark Saturday night in observance of Earth hour to raise awareness about global warming.

- UPI - US

Climate change killing Great Barrier Reef.

Rising sea temperatures have triggered a massive dying off of the Great Barrier Reef, and researchers warn it may never recover with more damage to come. Once rich with coral and sea life, 90 percent of the Great Barrier Reef today is composed of large swafts of bleached white or dead coral. Warm se...

- The Raw Story - US

Earth Hour turns 10.

170 nations and territories take part in bid to highlight global warming.

- The Hindu - IN

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour.

Sydney, Australia, Mar 25 - Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change. Millions of people from some 170 countries and territories are expected to take part in the annual bid to highlight global ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

This Earth Hour, go dark for a brighter future.

This Saturday, March 25 people in 7,000 cities across more than 170 countries switched off their lights from 8:30-9:30pm to mark Earth Hour 2017 and participate in World Wildlife Fund’s global campaign to show their commitment to the planet. But the event is more than just turning off our lights to take part in a ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Bhutan well on its way to develop REDD+.

Bhutan is well on its way to developing a National Strategy for Reducing of Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation or REDD+. It is a mechanism to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change under international climate change framework. The post Bhutan well on its way to develop REDD+ appeared first on BBS.

- BBS - BT

Mammals shrink when the Earth heats up: study.

Global warming shrank certain animals in the ancient past, and scientists worry it could happen again. Warm-blooded animals got smaller at least twice in Earth's history when carbon dioxide levels soared and temperatures spiked as part of a natural warming, a new study says. University of New Hampshire researcher Abigail ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Palace hails celebration of Earth Hour 2017.

Malacañang lauded the celebration of Earth Hour on Saturday, saying the Duterte administration remained committed to addressing climate change issues even as it pursued development. This occasion is a good reminder of our commitment to fight climate change and our solidarity to the rest of the world in spreading the ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

News24.com | Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour.

Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge have plunged into darkness to mark Earth Hour to draw attention to climate change.

- News24.com - ZA

The world's energy is getting cleaner —but not quickly enough.

What would a U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement mean for the emissions that cause climate warming? A growing array of evidence suggests that twists and turns at the federal level won't automatically change how U.S. firms behave. The Trump administration may roll back U.S. regulations on clean power and on methane ...

- Brookings - US

World › Cities and monuments switch off lights for Earth Hour.

Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change. Millions of people from some 170 countries and territories are expected to take part in the annual bid to highlight global warming caused…

- Japan Today - JP

News24.com | 'Do your bit, switch off your lights for Earth Hour,' Eskom urges South Africans

Eskom is urging South Africans to join the global community in raising awareness about climate change by switching their lights off during Earth Hour.

- News24.com - ZA

Lights out for Earth Hour

The lights are being switched off around the world at 8.30pm on Saturday, to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour and to draw attention to climate change.

- BangkokPost - TH

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change

- The Daily Star - LB

Pakistan to observe 10th Earth Hour today

Earth Hour 2017: Ten Years of Impact.— Earth Hour WWF A hundred and seventy countries, including Pakistan, will observe the 10th Earth Hour 2017 on March 25 , between 8.30 to 9.30pm local time, and participate in the World Wildlife Fund's effort to show global commitment to the planet.Each year, businesses and landmarks ...

- DAWN - PK

Pakistan to observe 10th Earth Hour

Islamabad, March 25 Pakistan along with more than 170 countries will observe the 10th Earth Hour 2017 between 8.30 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. on Saturday, and participate in the World Wildlife Funds effort to show global commitment to the planet.Each year, businesses and landmarks set aside an hour to switch off non-essential ...

- Sify - IN

Emma Thompson wants people to shout loudly' about climate change

British actor was recently in Sweden, protesting against more Arctic oil and gas exploration The post Emma Thompson wants people to shout loudly' about climate change appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

News24.com | Another reason to flip the off switch: light pollution

For the 11th year running, cities worldwide will turn their lights off to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change.

- News24.com - ZA

Lights go out around the world for 10th Earth Hour

- The lights are being switched off around the world at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour, and to draw attention to climate change.

- Reuters - US

Lights go out around the world for 10th Earth Hour

The lights are being switched off around the world at 8:30 p.m. Saturday evening, to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour, and to draw attention to climate change

- The Daily Star - LB

Photographer captures world's glacier melt over decade

For the last decade, American photographer James Balog has been on a mission to document climate change through his camera lens.

- PhysOrg - NL

World › Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a "great day for American jobs" and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate over climate change. The presidential permit comes nearly a decade after Calgary-based TransCanada applied to build ...

- Japan Today - JP

California air regulators vote to keep tough fuel standards

Environmental groups predict Trump will weaken the standards that were affirmed in the waning days of the Obama administration to control greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. if Trump relaxes the standards, California and the other states likely would keep the 36 mpg rule in place, potentially ...

- SFGate - US

Climate change 'the biggest challenge the city of Miami will ever face,' mayor says

With two decades in public office coming to a close, the Republican mayor of Miami looked to the future Friday and saw a coastal city threatened by rising seas. Referring … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Peruvian farmer fights climate change

A young man created an organic fertilizer to help his community deal with climate change. What is this about?

- Peruthisweek - PE

MGM Resorts International will recognize Earth Hour 2017

MGM Resorts International will recognize Earth Hour, the global effort to raise awareness of climate change, by dimming the exterior lights at 18 of its properties worldwide March 25.

- eTurboNews - US

A fun fact you didn't know: Koalas don't drink water, but now they have to.

Because of climate change.

- Grist Magazine - US

Why climate change is very real, despite what Donald Trump says, and how natural gas can help Hong Kong

While all eyes are on the United States to see if it will pull out of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, a Hong Kong-born scientist, who has spent over 40 years studying the issue in America, challenges those who do not believe in global warming to convince him with solid scientific proof. “I think not ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Wildrose energy critic Drew Barnes funds doc questioning climate change science

Drew Barnes told Global News he believes in the science behind climate change but is also a staunch supporter of freedom of speech.

- Global News - CA

Leading Global Warming Deniers Just Told Us What They Want Trump to Do

What does a climate change denier wish for when everything seems possible? With Congress and the White House in agreement on the unimportance of science, there's no need to settle for rolling back President Barack Obama’s environmental agenda one regulation at a time. It's time to get the Environmental Protection ...

- Mother Jones - US

'Moore's Law' For Carbon Would Defeat Global Warming

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MIT Technology Review: A streamlined set of goals for reducing carbon emissions could simplify the way nations approach the quest to reduce human impact on the planet. A group of European researchers have a refreshingly straightforward solution that they call a carbon law -- or, as ...

- Slashdot - US

Arctic, Antarctic clock record lows in sea ice extent. We're in 'uncharted territory' scientist says

While most of our attention has of late been focused with good reason on the Trump regime's efforts to dismantle the Great Society, New Deal, the Affordable Care Act, safety, health and environmental regulations, along with making the U.S. diplomacy a scary joke worldwide, climate change has not stopped for a breather. ...

- Daily Kos - US

Lights to be Turned Off to Draw Attention to Climate Change

In addition to Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray sports clubs, 16 universities and 26 edifices will turn off their lights in support of Earth Hour campaign.

- Bianet - TR

Emma Thompson says wants people to 'shout loudly' about climate change

STOCKHOLM - From "Sense and Sensibility" to "Love Actually" and "Nanny McPhee", British actress Emma Thompson is known for her memorable roles in costumes dramas, comedies and fantasy films.

- Reuters - US

Fair Game: Shareholder Proxies Could Be the New Regulators

With a new administration relaxing oversight, the prospect of curbing executive pay or forcing climate change accountability may fall to investors.

- New York Times - US

Biodiversity loss shifts flowering phenology at same magnitude as global warming

Researchers have revealed that declining plant diversity -- from habitat loss, human use, and other environmental pressures -- causes plants to flower earlier, and that the effects of diversity loss on the timing of flowering are similar in magnitude to the effects of global warming. The finding could have a powerful ...

- ScienceDaily - US

Following Dramatic Drop In Coverage, U.S. Senators Condemn Irresponsible Lack Of Climate Change Coverage

U.S. senators are calling on broadcast networks to fulfill their duty and bolster their news coverage of climate change, after a Media Matters study found that the networks dramatically decreased their coverage of climate change in 2016, during a campaign in which the U.S. elected a climate denier as president. Sens. ...

- Media Matters for America - US

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a "great day for American jobs" and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate over climate change.

- Newsday - US

Reuters Video: Emma Thompson on her environmental activism

British actress Emma Thompson talks about her long-time support for Greenpeace and why she's concerned about climate change. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Emma Thompson says wants people to 'shout loudly' about climate change

STOCKHOLM, March 25 — From Sense and Sensibility to Love Actually and Nanny McPhee, British actress Emma Thompson is known for her memorable roles in costumes dramas, comedies and fantasy films. But like fellow Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Reminder: The Chair of the House Science Committee Has Almost No Experience With Science 

As congresspeople deliberated yesterday—before the GOP bid to destroy the Affordable Care Act devolved into a colossal train wreck this afternoon—Lamar Smith, the Chair of the House Committee on Space, Science and Technology, slipped away from the discussions so he could go hang out with climate change deniers and…

- Gizmodo - US

Trump approves Keystone XL, calling it 'great day' for jobs

President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a "great day for American jobs" and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate over climate change. The presidential permit comes nearly a decade after Calgary-based...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Could a Moore's Law for carbon halt climate change?

By halving global carbon emissions each decade, humanity could attain nearly net-zero emissions by 2050, according to new research

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Deeper down, are coral reefs holding up better?

Greater depth and colder temperatures could buffer the so-called mesophotic zone against climate change and other well-known threats facing reefs.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Hopeful combo: World economy grows, carbon emissions stay flat

For three years running, global carbon dioxide emissions have been essentially flat, a survey finds. It hints at the potential for 'decoupling' economic growth from burning fossil fuels.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Hopeful combo: World economy grows, carbon emissions stay flat

Recommended: Climate change: Is your opinion informed by science? No sooner had the IEA trumpeted its latest findings on CO2 emissions last week than it came up with a new study warning that meeting the 2 degree target will take an energy transition of exceptional depth, scope and speed' unlike anything we have ever seen. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Earth Hour: Famous landmarks plunge into darkness - but why?

Landmarks across the world are set to go dark for an hour on Saturday to shed light on climate change. The annual Earth Hour event has grown into a global movement urging climate action. But can it make a difference?

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Chance find has big implications for water treatment's costs and carbon footprint

A type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council could fundamentally re-shape efforts to cut the huge amount of electricity consumed during wastewater clean-up.

- PhysOrg - NL

Land-based microbes may be invading and harming coral reefs

A new study suggests that coral reefs—already under existential threat from global warming—may be undergoing further damage from invading bacteria and fungi coming from land-based sources, such as outfall from sewage treatment plants and coastal inlets. The study raised the possibility that microbes from these ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Forests, dams and climate change

Pakistan is in the top-ten of countries most likely to be adversely affected by climate change The post Forests, dams and climate change appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

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