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March 24, 2016 How is climate change affecting agriculture?Source: University of California
In an effort to forecast how climate change may affect agriculture, University of California agricultural economists looked at how climate has affected crop acreage in the past. The effect of temperature changes on plants depends...
A group of leading climate scientists have warned that the effects of global warming could come quicker and at a far bigger impact than originally thought.
Source: CS Monitor
Sixty-five percent of Americans say human activities are responsible for climate change, the highest reading ever according to a Gallup poll published earlier this month. And 64 percent of Americans say they are worried a great...
Source: NBC News
By eating less meat and more fruit and vegetables, the world could prevent several million deaths per year by 2050, cut planet-warming emissions substantially, and save billions of dollars annually in healthcare costs and climate...
Concept says an electric vehicle could cut annual carbon emissions by up to 1.7 tonnes over the long-term. The vehicles would be charged from low-emission power sources in New Zealand and usually at off-peak times, such as...
Source: The Guardian
Global temperatures in February smashed previous monthly records by an unprecedented amount, according to Nasa data, sparking warnings of a climate emergency.
March 10, 2016 The hidden driver of climate change that we too often ignoreSource: Washington Post
Humans are making global warming worse, all right — but in more ways than you think. That’s the result of an important new study in Nature, which finds that the Earth’s land “biosphere” — defined as all the plants, animals and...
March 3, 2016 Climate Change Could Kill Half a Million by 2050Source: Bloomberg
At least 500,000 extra people will probably die by 2050 from health effects related to warming temperatures and dietary changes, according to a study from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food published in U.K....
February 23, 2016 Seas Rose Faster in 20th Century than in Previous 27 CenturiesSource: NewsWeek
Had it not been for climate change, global sea levels would have risen by less than half the amount they did in the 20th century — and may even have fallen. Instead, the seas rose faster during those 100 years than in any of the...
February 22, 2016 Fossil fuel emissions behind Australia's record-breaking spring heat, suggests studySource: The Guardian
World leaders and street protesters were struggling in a heatwave with temperatures hovering around 40C at Brisbane’s G20 meeting.
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