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August 2, 2013 Rise in violence 'linked to climate change'Source: BBC News
Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests. US scientists found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with a rise in assaults, rapes and murders, as...
August 2, 2013 A Climate Catch-22: How a Carbon Tax Could Save CoalSource: Bloomberg
Here's coal's Catch-22: A tax on carbon dioxide emissions, which are driving global climate change, would raise the costs of coal-fired power, negating the fuel's price advantage over cleaner sources, like wind and solar power,...
August 2, 2013 India needs to reduce carbon footprint: PMSource: The Hinhu
India is among countries that will be most seriously hit by climate change and technological innovation was needed to cut carbon emissions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday.
Scientific American - At that point, somewhere between one billion and three billion years from now, Earthâs surface temperature will steadily rise until the boiling oceans throw a thick blanket of steamy water vapor around...
Air pollution in China’s largest cities, as measured by the concentration of fine particulates that pose the greatest health risk, was three-times worse in the first half of the year than levels advised by the World Health...
August 1, 2013 Americans & Australians on carbon-control politicsSource: Tampa Bay Times
When an Australian politician recently made a claim about U.S. climate-change politics, fact-checkers on both continents jumped in. Greg Hunt said, "there is virtually no prospect that the U.S. will adopt a cap and trade system...
switchboard.nrdc.org - This weekend President Obama reaffirmed his decision to evaluate the permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline âbased on whether or not it is going to significantly contribute to carbon in our...
July 31, 2013 The Cost of Carbon DenialSource: National Review
For the past several years, those seeking to strangle the world economy by denying it access to carbon have tried to gain support for their initiatives by inventing a concept called “the social cost of carbon.” According to this...
July 31, 2013 EPA chief vows to develop carbon rules based on scienceSource: Boston Globe
In her first speech since being confirmed by Congress, Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy pledged Tuesday to let science drive her agency’s agenda as it begins to develop controversial rules to limit carbon...
Source: KOMO News
WALLULA, Wash. - Volcanic eruptions eons ago left layers of basalt thousands of feet thick beneath Washington that might be turned into vaults for locking up carbon dioxide, a fossil fuel byproduct blamed for global warming....
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