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February 19, 2013 Reduction in Arctic Sea Ice Alters Balance of Greenhouse GasesSource: Science World Report
The widespread reduction in Arctic sea ice is instigating major alterations to the balance of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, reports Lund University. According to researchers from the Lund University, the balance of...
February 5, 2013 Climate Conversations - Is financing sustainable forest management an inappropriate use of public funding?Source: Alternet
BOGOR, Indonesia (4 February, 2013)_The long-running debate about how best to conserve forests and improve livelihoods in forest-rich tropical countries has resurfaced in a very recent (and yet to be officially released) report...
February 4, 2013 U.S. carbon emissions lowest since 1994Source: WND Money
A new report, written by Bloomberg New Energy Finance for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), has shown that carbon dioxide emissions in the US in 2012 were at their lowest levels since 1994. Carbon emission...
January 10, 2013 Big business and sustainability: the missing links
The Guardian - A Ceres Sustainalytics evaluation of 600 large, US companies earlier this year found that only one third had set time-bound greenhouse gas reduction targets. Water fared even worse. Among four water-intensive...
December 12, 2012 Study says global warming not hurting plant growthSource: AG Professional.com
A new study by the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change—The State of Earth’s Terrestrial Biosphere: How is it Responding to Rising Atmospheric CO2 and Warmer Temperatures?—refutes claims by the United Nations’...
December 3, 2012 Latest figures show global CO2 emissions are risingSource: Telegraph.co.uk
Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise again in 2012 to new record highs, largely as a result of the growth of China, scientists have warned United Nations climate change summit in Qatar enters final week.
November 20, 2012 World Bank warns of ‘4-degree’ threshold of global temperature increaseSource: Washington Post
The World Bank is urging stepped-up efforts to meet world carbon-reduction goals after looking at what it says would be the catastrophic consequences if average world temperatures rise more than 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees...
November 20, 2012 Carbon reductions generate positive return on investmentSource: Carbon Disclosure Project
Around two thirds of the emissions reduction projects reported by Global 500 companies to CDP this year exceeded a 30% return on investment and 88% of projects exceed firm level return on invested capital. These and other...
Equities.com - The study being released Tuesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) says that up to 18 percent of the nation's coal-based generation is ripe for retirement because adding up-to-date environmental controls...
October 2, 2012 Report: Can U.S. Carbon Emissions Keep Falling?Source: Climate Cemtral
A Climate Central analysis of the American energy economy shows that the nearly 9 percent reduction in annual carbon emissions in the U.S. since 2005 is unlikely to continue in the years ahead without major departures from the...
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