“The first scientific prediction of man-made climate change was published as early as 1896 in the article “On the Influence of Carbonic Acid in the Air Upon the Temperature of the Ground,” by the Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius.”
“The competing hypotheses range from gradual climate change reflected in habitat changes that proved intolerable for many species to a so-far-undetected Death Star that orbits mutually with our sun, exerting cosmic gravitational drag and pulling a shitstorm of killer asteroids through the vicinity of Earth every twenty-six million years.”
“DAVID SPEERS: Also this morning, reports of a split in cabinet over climate change - Penny Wong apparently disappointed that Peter Garrett had warned that sea levels would rise by six metres this century because of ice melting in Antarctica.”
“And we believe this has to be not just an individual nation's solution, it has to be a global solution, which is why we're working very hard within the post-Bali forums, in the run up to Poznan, in the run up to Copenhagen, to encourage all of the international community to address climate change in a fundamental way.”
“Firstly, on climate change, Penny Wong and I announced some more detail of assistancing the renewables and climate change area to help countries in the Pacific.”
“Meanwhile, burning coal constitutes the largest human-generated contribution to atmospheric carbon dioxide and is a major source of methane; both gases are proven causes of climate change and global warming.”
“Furthermore, our discussions on climate change took as their departure point the Australia-PNG Forest Carbon”
“This in turn will help us to understand climate change better, showing us detailed images of the melting polar ice caps, disappearing inland seas, and rising ocean levelsinformation we now need urgently!”
“At the sudden order of the Great Namechanger, global warming was iced and global climate change took its place.”
“And as we tackle under-development in impoverished nations, we will use what we know to help them reduce the negative impacts of climate change and build a clean energy future.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘climate change’.
emergency services, abortion, accounting reform, addiction, affirmative action, agriculture policy, AIDS, air pollution, air quality, alcohol abuse, drug trafficking, trafficking in hu... and 200 more...
An extract from the "Zold Tolmacs" project, a HU-EN environmental dictionary compiled by Robert Gulyas in 2000.
AA battery, aa lava, aapa mire, abandon the project, abandon the sewer..., abandoned car, abandoned dyke, abandoned farm, abandoned field, abandoned industr..., abandoned industr..., abandoned land and 5386 more...
MFF ceilings, Multiannual Finan..., annual ceilings o..., annual ceiling on..., interinstitutiona..., annual budgetary ..., increasing budget..., enshrine the mult..., budgetary archite..., sound financial m..., effective resourc..., number and design... and 79 more...
Word or letter combinations clicking on which you get interesting lists of words under "tagging" as a result.
periodic symbol w..., bmh, EU technical, Noun Noun Colloca..., Type of Collocation, Adj Noun Collocation, Gerund Noun Collo..., Noun Gerund Collo..., Noun Noun Noun Co..., PP Noun Collocation, Present Participl..., Verb Noun Colloca... and 64 more...
Collocations extracted from Tony Blair's recent (2012 onwards) speeches
business community, business sector, climate challenge, climate change, climate group, climate science, democracy-friendl..., development commu..., energy challenge, energy security, government restri..., material fulfilment and 38 more...
Plausible, predictable, or far-fetched.
dog ate it, wardrobe malfunction, plumb forgot, headache, meteor shower, burning butterfly, egged from a scho..., had to wash sheets, had a manicure ac..., not tonight - the..., my hemorrhoids ar..., hyperactive spam ... and 35 more...
adaptation fund, Bali action plan, climate change im..., combat GHG, delegation visit, emerging economies, external study, final report, global average te..., IPCC AR4, IPCC assessment r..., Kyoto protocol and 22 more...
Markers of the zeitgeist, don't expect all of these to go the distance. The great majority are taken from Paul McFedries's excellent book "Wordspy"
retail therapy, compulsive shoppi..., clicks-and-mortar, dot.commer, middlescence, boomeritis, dorian graying, sandwich generation, boomeranger, full-nest syndrome, wellderly, brand equity and 226 more...
Mostly awful and political.
information campaign, enemy combatant, person of interest, collateral damage, friendly fire, detention centre, children overboard, asylum seeker, health care, national interest, economic management, redeployment and 114 more...
This list consists of new vocabulary words included in the two readings of Unit 5: Ecotourism.
Looking for tweets for climate change.