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February 25, 2013 Global warming worries Californians

Source: SF Chronicle

Two-thirds of California voters believe global warming is a threat and measures need to be taken to stop it, but the level of concern has dropped significantly over the past six years, according to a Field Poll released...

February 19, 2013 Reduction in Arctic Sea Ice Alters Balance of Greenhouse Gases

Source: 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 1994

Source: 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 growth

Source: AG

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 rising


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. [more]

November 20, 2012 World Bank warns of ‘4-degree’ threshold of global temperature increase

Source: 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 investment

Source: 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...

November 13, 2012 Study finds many coal plants could be closed [Star Tribune (Minneapolis)]

Source: - 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...

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