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Al Gore follow-up to ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ published

Al Gore follow-up to ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ published

Al Gore has released a follow-up to 2006 best-seller “An Inconvenient Truth,” the former US vice president’s rallying cry against global warming, a statement said Wednesday. Gore, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 following the book and movie versions of “An Inconvenient Truth,” aims to offer clear strategies to tackle climate change […]

Ailing planet seen as bad for human health

Ailing planet seen as bad for human health

Advocates’ report links climate change to worsening of diseases Climate change will make Americans more vulnerable to diseases, disasters and heat waves, but governments have done little to plan for the added burden on the health system, according to a new study by a nonprofit group. The study, released Monday by the Trust for America’s […]

Obama ‘ought to do a lot more’ on climate: Pachauri

Obama ‘ought to do a lot more’ on climate: Pachauri

US President Barack Obama should do more to push for a US climate deal, Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said Thursday. “I personally feel he ought to be doing a lot more,” Pachauri told reporters after a debate on climate change in Stockholm, adding the […]

No deal on crucial issues as UN climate talks end

No deal on crucial issues as UN climate talks end

The United States was heavily criticized Friday at the U.N. climate talks in Bangkok for failing to offer emission cuts or financing for developing countries — both considered crucial to reaching a global warming pact this year. The Bangkok talks ended just as it was announced that President Barack Obama had won the 2009 Nobel […]

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