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“It is an idea whose time has come and I would like to make it happen.”

A National Climate Service to provide information on local climate change impacts gets thumbs up from Jane Lubchenco, nominated head of NOAA, at her Senate confirmation hearing.

“The art world is made of materials that bugs like.”

Jose-Luis Ramirez of UN University on how climate-driven ecological changes threaten art treasures of the tropics.

“Overplaying natural variations in the weather as climate change is just as much a distortion of the science as underplaying them to claim that climate change has stopped or is not happening.”

Scientists making exaggerated claims of catastrophic change distract from the genuine threat of global warming, says the UK Met Office’s Vicky Pope.

Northern Ireland environment minister receives no-confidence vote

Sammy Wilson, who has denied human-caused climate change, was censured after he banned a TV ad for emissions cuts.

“Without a massive turnaround in policies, aside from the tragic loss of life and property, we will be asking firefighters to put themselves at an unacceptable risk.”

The United Firefighters Union of Australia calls on PM Rudd for tougher climate policy to avoid more frequent bushfires.

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