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Source: The Week
Nearly half of the country is living with unhealthy, and potentially dangerous, levels of air pollution. That leaves 166 million Americans with increased risk of lung cancer, asthma attacks, heart disease, and reproductive issues.
Source: Washington Post
For a long time, there’s been one key part of the Earth system that, just maybe, could help us out a little bit with our global warming problem: Clouds
April 4, 2016 4 Climate Change Facts Everyone Should KnowSource: Inquisitr
“Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances have enabled scientists to see the big picture, collecting many different types of information about or planet and its climate on a global scale.”
March 31, 2016 New coal plants rise in 2015 despite falling consumptionSource: Carbon Brief
The fact that coal consumption has now declined for two consecutive years is a major factor in allowing carbon emissions to stall and perhaps fall in 2014 and 2015. An increasing number of plants are being retired, while many...
Researchers found that short, stunted mangroves living along the coastal desert of Baja California store up to five times more carbon below ground than their lush, tropical counterparts. The new study led by researchers at...
Reports of a historic dip in China‘s carbon dioxide emissions in the past two years are premature because of uncertainty over data showing the pace of a decline in coal use by the world’s biggest consumer, a study showed on...
March 28, 2016 Record Renewable Energy Investment in 2015Source: Maritime Executive
Developing world investments in renewables topped those of developed nations for the first time in 2015, according to the Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016 report.
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...
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