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09/30/2014 07:43 AM
Next drops in London as warm weather hurts sales
Shares of Next fall in London on Tuesday following a profit warning from the clothing retailer, but Royal Bank of Scotland shares pop higher after a trading update.
09/30/2014 02:57 AM
Ivorian cocoa farmers see robust harvest, weather mostly good

Men pour out cocoa beans to dry in NiableBy Loucoumane Coulibaly ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast farmers were drying and preparing cocoa on Monday for sale when the 2014/15 season opens later this week, and most said weather conditions favoured a robust harvest for the forthcoming October-to-March main crop. The world's top cocoa producer was wrapping up a record 2013/14 harvest, and the government was due to name its new minimum farmer price on Wednesday, marking the start of the new season. Harvesting has already started in many areas, and farmers said it would pick up rapidly once the new price is known. ...

09/29/2014 08:47 PM
Stanford scientists say greenhouse gases worsen California drought

The remains of an automobile is pictured on the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir near San Jose, CaliforniaBy Joaquin Palomino SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California’s catastrophic drought has most likely been made worse by man-made climate change, according to a report released Monday by Stanford University, but scientists are still hesitant to fully blame the lack of rain on climate change. The research, published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society as part of a collection of reports on extreme weather events in 2013, is one of the most comprehensive studies linking climate change and California's ongoing drought, which has caused billions of dollars in economic damage. ...

09/29/2014 07:15 PM
Radar makes landing birds look like a magic thunderstorm

Radar makes landing birds look like a magic thunderstormDid that passing raincloud just spontaneously disappear into the aether? Not exactly: the National Weather Service's New York City bureau just tweeted a fantastic radar loop of what it looks like to a doppler system when a flock of birds lands. Solid objects in the radar's path return a signal just as a storm would; when you get a bunch of birds in close proximity that all decide to hit the deck, it does strange things to the weather map.

09/29/2014 05:29 PM
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and the Chamber of Climate Liars

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and the Chamber of Climate Liars"We should not be aligned with such people. They are just literally lying."That's what Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said in a recent interview with NPR's Diane Rehm about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an infamous corporate lobbying group that pushes an agenda that denies the realities of climate change.It's worth noting that...

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