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Source: Independent (UK)
As carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere steadily rise, Nasa is warning that the capacity of Earth's oceans, forests and land ecosystems to absorb human-generated carbon dioxide could one day dramatically weaken.
With the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris days away, a new study suggests that, left unchecked, climate change will shrink the global economy by 23 percent
November 13, 2015 These Charts Show the Bright Future Ahead for Clean EnergySource: Mother Jones
With high-stakes climate negotiations just around the corner, things are looking rosy for the producers and sellers of wind turbines and solar panels.
Large swathes of the northern hemisphere, home to some 2 billion people, could suffer increasing water shortages due to shrinking snowpacks, researchers said on Thursday.
November 12, 2015 New Study Says Sea Levels May Not Rise as Quickly as PredictedSource: Morning Ticker
A number of studies done in the last year are predicting that sea levels will rise as much as 10 feet due in part to the rapid melting of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet, but a new study says the computer models overlooked...
November 12, 2015 UK becomes only G7 country to increase fossil fuel subsidiesSource: The Guardian
The UK is alone among G7 nations in dramatically increasing its fossil fuel subsidies, despite an earlier pledge to phase them out, a new report has found.
Source: Just Means
Overall, this generation is more committed to increasing sustainability, with nearly 60 percent focused to increasing sustainable activities in their businesses, which is significantly higher than the 49 percent of Baby Boomers,...
November 6, 2015 Map: Where climate change is a big deal (and where it isn’t)Source: Washington Post
A Pew survey conducted in 40 countries found that a majority of respondents were concerned about the threat of climate change and wanted their governments to be more proactive about mitigating its effects.
November 6, 2015 Earth on the edge - Special ReportSource: Reuters
Every day, news headlines and science reports reflect a world increasingly impacted by unsustainable trends and catastrophic climate events. But in fact, disaster is avoidable, and this series will explain why. It takes you...
November 4, 2015 Report: Millennials Key Drivers of Small Business SustainabilitySource: Sustainable Brands
Millennials will lead the way for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in future conversations and efforts around conservation, energy efficiency and environmental stewardship, according to a new survey by Cox Enterprises
November 4, 2015 Americans Largely Unconcerned About Climate Change, Survey FindsSource: Huff Post
Most Americans know the climate is changing, but they say they are just not that worried about it, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. And that is keeping the American public...
November 3, 2015 These 13 U.S. States Saw Carbon Pollution Go Up Over a DecadeSource: National Geographic
Some U.S. states, such as Maine, are already well on their way to meeting new federal targets aimed at curbing emissions of carbon dioxide. But 13 states have been moving in the opposite direction
November 3, 2015 We Mapped the Uninsured. You'll Notice a PatternSource: NY Times
The rates of people without insurance in the Northeast and the upper Midwest have fallen into the single digits since the Affordable Care Act’s main provisions kicked in. But in many parts of the country, obtaining health...
November 2, 2015 Nine out of ten companies failing to plan for low-carbon economy despite recognising need to tackle climate changeSource: Independent (UK)
Nine out of 10 companies are failing to plan ahead for a low-carbon economy despite recognising they have a duty to tackle climate change, according to new research. More than a third of business leaders (38 per cent) do not see...
November 2, 2015 Pew survey shows 68 percent of US adults now own a smartphoneSource: PC World
The percentage of US adults who own a smartphone or tablet has skyrocketed in recent years, while PC ownership has held more or less steady. That’s the takeaway of a new Pew Research Center survey that clearly illustrates the...
October 30, 2015 The most – and least – energy-intensive nationsSource: Pew Research Center
Next month, representatives of nearly 200 countries will meet in Paris to try to reach a universal, binding agreement to address global climate change. Two of the biggest obstacles to such an agreement have been the fact that...
October 28, 2015 Trust! – the magazine’s introductory “Showcase of Service Providers”Source: Trust Across America
Trust! That’s the title digital magazine of the Trust Across America organization. The Fall 2015 issue is out with the introduction of TAA’s “Showcase of Services Providers.” This the first anniversary issue and Governance &...
Is freshwater supply more dependent on good governance than geography? Scientists have analysed 19 different characteristics critical to water supply management in 119 low per capita income countries and found that vulnerability...
October 26, 2015 Hot dogs, bacon and other processed meats cause cancer, World Health Organization declaresSource: Washington Post
A research division of the World Health Organization announced on Monday that bacon, sausage and other processed meats cause cancer, and that red meat probably does, too.
October 26, 2015 German business optimism resilient after VW scandalSource: Washington Post
FRANKFURT, Germany — Germany’s Ifo index of business optimism fell by less than expected in October, as executives’ outlooks for Europe’s largest economy remained relatively strong despite worries about a scandal at Volkswagen...
October 26, 2015 Why 400 U.S. cities will one day be under water
The Star - Anders Levermann is a co-author of the study. He is also the lead author of the Sea Level Change chapter of the î??Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî??, and a professor at the Potsdam Institute for...
October 26, 2015 Only four per cent of world's ocean is protected: Study
Economic Times - In 2010, representatives from nearly 200 countries met in Nagoya, Japan, and adopted the î??United Nationsî??' Aichi Targets, in a bid to stem the rapid loss of biodiversity. The countries committed...
October 26, 2015 Non-GMO Foods: U.S. and Global Market Perspective, 2015 Report
prnewswire.com - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/drdm7t/nongmo_foods_u) has announced the addition of the "Non-GMO Foods: U.S. and Global Market Perspective, 2nd Edition" report to their offering....
October 23, 2015 How Is Sea Level Rise Affecting Your Region'
WRI - Coastal communities across the United States are already feeling the impacts of coastal flooding and sea level rise in the form of flooded businesses, overflowing sewers and crumbling infrastructure. These shoreline...
October 23, 2015 New book claims climate change is not being properly addressed by market based economies and business
ABC Online - "I think the science is clear and the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) is actually a very conservative body. "There are many groups and businesses that are looking at the impact of climate change if...
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