Climate Change

  • Floods in China, Bangladesh

    La Nina has arrived: La Nina has arrived in Asia sooner than expected, causing the floods in China, India and Bangladesh, a spokesman for the Meteorological Service of Singapore said on Tuesday. The

  • NGOs urge Korea to cut gas emissions

    South Korea should boost its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that lead to global warming, domestic and foreign environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs) urged yesterday. The

  • Signs are clear

    Alaska is melting : Alaska is thawing, and much of northern Russia and Canada with it, and many scientists say that the warming of these cold regions is one of the most telling signals that the

  • Antarctic may carry clues to climate trends

    Antarctica may be an important predictor of climatic changes elsewhere thousands of years before they appear, researchers say. Analyzing, ice cores drilled from deep within glaciers, researchers have

  • Japan to offer emissions plan targetting poor nations

    The Japan government will propose at an international conference on global warming in November a plan to provide developing nations with incentives to cut greenhouse-gas emissions, government sources

  • Japan investigates illegal PCB use

    Japan has announced it is to begin a nationwide study on the storage of waste contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The research will evaluate the extent of unregulated use and illegal

    • 19/12/1997

  • British Petroleum to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    British Petroleum Co Plc plans to pledge Friday to reduce its 'greenhouse gas' emissions by 10 per cent below 1990 levels within 12 years, the Washington Post reported on Friday.The newspaper said

  • Action plan to achieve Kyoto cuts

    Twenty two nations have agreed to implement an action plan to enforce global warming obligations set out at last December's Kyoto conference. The plan, agreed at an informal meeting of ministers on

  • Global warming

    A guessing game : Scientists have no idea how to predict the long-term effects of global warming, according to a powerful US research body. Dramatic improvements are urgently required if people

  • Global warming and the shrinking sky blues

    The sky is falling on us - or at least the top of it is. The height of the upper atmosphere has dropped by 8km since 1958, according to scientists at the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge. The

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