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Rich philanthropists urged to invest in ‘saving civilisation’ by putting money into fighting global warming instead of other green causes

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Government facing four challenges in bid to tackle climate change, think-tank claims

Experts call for Obama-style audit to assess damage of changing temperatures
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Luxury cruise line accused of offering ‘environmental disaster tourism’ with high-carbon footprint Arctic voyage

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Owen Paterson is to deliver the annual lecture to the Global Warming Policy Foundation

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Spending on climate change work was slashed during Mr Paterson’s time running the Environment Department

Tony Abbott’s government has scrapped carbon pricing

Australia scraps carbon tax: Tony Abbott makes his country a ‘global pariah’ after legislation is passed by Senate

The irony is that the policy was working, with a study linking it to a 0.8 per cent drop in emissions in 2013

Under the current rate of progress, the UK will only reduce its carbon emissions by 21- 23 per cent between 2013 and 2025

Climate Change Committee blames Government over slow rate of progress in reducing UK carbon emissions

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California is experiencing one of its worst droughts since records began. Here, a small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir in San Jose, California.

Nestlé calls world’s water scarcity ‘more urgent’ than climate change – as it sells bottled water from drought-ridden California

Nestlé reportedly drawing water from area in California suffering in the drought, to bottle it and sell off

The plight of California’s farmers is evident from this sign put up near an almond farm in Turlock, about 180km east of San Francisco

California drought: America’s golden state runs dry - and its farmers are struggling to survive

The state’s $45bn farming industry produces almost half the fruit and veg grown in the US, and plummeting yields mean consumers are beginning to feel the effects

All of the 45 known emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica will be affected by melting sea ice

Half of emperor penguins could be 'wiped out by end of the century' due to melting sea ice

Two-thirds of Antarctica's known colonies of the penguins are likely to see their populations decline by more than half, a new report warns

The report concluded that to communicate much more “powerfully” with the public, scientists need to personalise their story, drawing on emotions and expressing their opinions

Improved communication between experts and the public key in winning battle to curb climate change, claims expert

Professor Chris Rapley believes scientists should rely less on scientific fact and more on narrative techniques to make their points

Britain experienced its third warmest spring

Climate change: Global temperatures in May hit an all-time record high

Latest data exposes the myth that global warming has 'stopped'

A bulldozer operates atop a coal mound at the CCI Energy Slones Branch Terminal in Shelbiana, Kentucky

Climate change will ‘cost world far more than estimated’

Lord Stern says current models do not adequately reflect the science and the impact on global economies  

Barack Obama has compared action to cut carbon emissions to the space race

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US President Barack Obama has criticised climate change deniers in Congress while challenging young people to change the “status quo” on global warming, during an address on Saturday to the graduating class of the University of California, Irvine.

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