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China's carbon emissions could be nearly 20 percent higher than previously thought, a new analysis of official Chinese data showed on Sunday, suggesting the pace of global climate change could be even faster than currently...
June 7, 2012 UN report warns global environment is near dangerous tipping point, calls for urgent actionSource: Washington Post
RIO DE JANEIRO — The earth’s environmental systems “are being pushed towards their biophysical limits,” beyond which loom sudden, irreversible and potentially catastrophic changes, the United Nations Environment Program warned...
May 24, 2012 Climate change may increase heat-related deaths by more than 5,000 in Boston, reports saysSource: Boston Globe
An additional 150,000 or more Americans could die by the end of this century due to excessive heat caused by climate change, according to a report released Wednesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The New York-based...
NEW YORK-- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The Role of Carbon Footprint Reduction in the Food and Drink Industry
Source: TG Daily
Experiments on how plants respond to climate change may have lulled us into a false sense of security by dramatically underestimating the effects.
Source: Washington Post
Each year, the International Energy Agency puts out a study of which technological advances are needed to keep global warming below two degrees Celsius. The 2012 report is out and the grades are dismal: Aside from a recent boom...
Source: Christian Science Monitor
How much an EV saves on fuel or cuts greenhouse gas emissions depends on many variables, including gas prices and whether the local electric grid is fed mainly by coal power. The Union of Concerned Scientists helps out with the...
April 4, 2012 New EPA Black Carbon Report Highlights Advancements in Clean Diesel Technology and Options to Upgrade Older EnginesSource: Sacramento Bee
WASHINGTON - "The United States will achieve substantial BC emissions reductions by 2030, largely due to controls on new mobile diesel engines. Diesel retrofit programs for in-use mobile sources are a valuable complement to new...
February 24, 2012 Study: Manmade carbon may be affecting ocean food webSource: Juneau Empire
A new study reveals that the remnants of fossil fuels in glaciers may be changing the source of food for marine life down the food chain. The fieldwork for the study was done on the Juneau Icefield and was led by University of...
February 1, 2012 NASA: Global warming caused mostly by humansSource: USA Today
A new NASA study tries to lay to rest the skepticism about climate change, especially vocal this year on the GOP presidential campaign trail. It finds, like other major scientific research, that greenhouse gases generated by...
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