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Global warming

“No ice age coming” - UN climate change panel member
Amid plunging temperatures across the world, talk of “global cooling” erupts in the media. Dr. Mojib Latif, a leading climate scientist and a member of the UN's climate change panel, throws cold water on the speculation.

October 14, 2010 19:37

V-formation plane flights – stop goosing about!
Aircraft flying in geese-like formations have been cited as the “answer to the aviation crisis”. Is this a glimmer of optimism following the despair in Copenhagen, or another unrealistic method to control climate change?

December 31, 2009 19:56

Russia and Japan: it would take time
Russia and Japan need a mutually acceptable settlement of the peace treaty problem, which is a delicate process demanding a respectful and attentive attitude to the partner's position, noted the Russian Foreign Ministry.

May 04, 2010 17:30

Depressed bats rain on Ukrainian city
A shower of live and dead bats took place in several districts of the Ukrainian city of Odessa on Monday, local media report.

December 29, 2009 17:00

Islands’ high hopes sunk by climate accord
Fearing catastrophe, the low-lying states most at risk of global warming began Copenhagen’s talks aspiring for leadership and action. They ended sidelined, split and bitterly disappointed.

December 26, 2009 18:36

“There are a lot of questions and we need answers”
We ask the questions that need to be asked, which the media either do not ask or simply not cover, states one of the organizers of the “We are Change” group, Saad Ali.

December 24, 2009 23:38

“Relationship between CO2 and global warming hardly measurable” – US Senator
Even if all developed nations restricted their CO2 emissions, it would only reduce the temperature by 0.07 degree Celsius by 2050 – that’s not even measurable, US Senator Jim Inhofe told RT, citing scientist Tom Wigley.

May 12, 2010 17:00

Plenty of finger pointing after pretty fruitless Copenhagen summit
World leaders reached a deal of sorts to tackle global warming, but the summit in Copenhagen has been widely seen as a failure, especially by developing countries – and many blame the US and China for refusing to budge.

December 20, 2009 22:20

UN is wrong body to tackle climate change
There was never going to be a consensus on climate change. How can you reach a consensus on something that is changing?

May 01, 2010 05:17

“Talks on a new Russia-EU agreement productive”
The seventh round of talks on a new partnership agreement between Moscow and the EU has proven productive, according to Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrey Nesterenko.

December 22, 2009 20:20

Countries “take note” of US-brokered climate accord
The US has reached a “meaningful” consensus with China, India, Brazil and South Africa at the climate conference in Copenhagen, which will become the basis for fighting global warming.

December 20, 2009 04:01

Climate scandal: new evidence of dubious research
Russia is becoming a focal point in the battle of ideas over climate change. Russian weather data appears to have been tinkered with by UK climate researchers to overstate the scale of global warming.

February 17, 2010 13:51