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October 19, 2015 Rich nations lag in 'fair share' of climate action - studySource: Reuters
The United States and other rich nations are doing less than their fair share to fight climate change under a U.N. accord due in December while China is outperforming, a report by 18 civil society groups said on Monday.
October 18, 2015 Scientists pinpoint 41 Global Warming tipping points
DelhiDailyNews - According to the 5th IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) reports, the scientists found evidence of 41 cases of regional abrupt changes in the sea ice, ocean, snow cover, permafrost and terrestrial...
October 15, 2015 Americans’ Denial of Climate Change Hits Record Low, Survey FindsSource: Time
Only 16% of Americans believe there is not enough evidence to prove global climate change is real, the lowest percentage since a survey began asking the question in 2008.
September 28, 2015 Study: Most Non-Climate Scientists Agree on Global Warming TooSource: Time
Nearly 92% of biophysical scientists surveyed believe that human activity has contributed to global warming
September 22, 2015 The 800 ways taxpayer money supports fossil fuel industries
MSN - â??If other developing countries were included, then the total would be much higher,â?? said Angus McCrone, senior analyst at Bloomberg î??New Energy Financeî?? in London. â??The reassuring...
September 17, 2015 Don't Take A Deep Breath: Outdoor Pollution Kills 3.3 Million A YearSource: NPR
More people die prematurely because of the air they breathe than the 2.8 million who die each year of HIV/AIDS and malaria combined.
September 16, 2015 Water demand from fracking less than 1 percent of U.S. total: studySource: Reuters
Fracking by the U.S. oil and gas industry has increased the burden on the nation’s water resources, but still accounts for less than 1 percent of America’s total industrial water use, according to a paper by researchers at Duke...
September 16, 2015 US and Australian taxpayers pay billions a year to fund coal – reportSource: The Guardian
Coal subsidies are costing US and Australian taxpayers billions of dollars a year, according to a new report. The research examined the subsidies given to coal production in the US’s largest coal field, the Powder River Basin,...
September 14, 2015 Southern Ocean Carbon Sink Stronger Than Ever In Absorbing CO2Source: Tech Times
According to recent reports, the Southern Ocean around Antarctica has begun soaking up more greenhouse gases, essentially helping limit climate change.
Source: The Guardian
Citi Global Perspectives & Solutions (GPS), a division within Citibank (America’s third-largest bank), recently published a report looking at the economic costs and benefits of a low-carbon future. The report considered two...
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