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Climate Data from 2013 Reflect Trends of a Warming Planet

In 2013, vast majority of worldwide climate indicators - greenhouse gases, sea levels, global temperatures, sea ice extent, cloud cover, ocean salinity, snow cover - reflected trends of a warmer ...

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Climate Efforts Undermined by EU’s Coal Addiction

Germany, UK rank joint first in “Europe’s Dirty 30” report, which exposes top 30 polluting power plants in the EU, ranked according to their total CO2 emissions in 2013.

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Germany Tops Global Energy Efficiency Rankings

US places 13th out of 16, behind India and South Korea, while Germany wins “World Cup” of energy efficiency in 2nd international scorecard that evaluates 16 leading world economies.

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Extreme Weather Events on Rise, Making World a Dangerous Place

Weather, climate and water-related disasters are on the rise worldwide, causing loss of life and setting back economic and social development by years, if not decades.

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Economic Ramifications of Climate Change Move Cities to Protect Businesses

Both cities and companies are aware of substantial financial costs associated with climate change impacts, and that city action helps reduce those climate risks for businesses.

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