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June 18, 2012 Study Finds Ancient Warming Greened AntarcticaSource: MarketWatch
WASHINGTON -- A new university-led study with NASA participation finds ancient Antarctica was much warmer and wetter than previously suspected. The climate was suitable to support substantial vegetation -- including stunted trees...
June 15, 2012 A State-by-State Climate MapSource: NY Times
If those New England seasons feel far warmer these days than they were 20 years ago, it’s because they are. So are Florida’s, Arizona’s, and Washington State’s.
June 12, 2012 Warming Will Unlock Carbon in Forests, Study WarnsSource: NY Times Blog
Climate scientists have long been concerned about the possibility that warming temperatures will speed changes on the earth’s surface that will in turn accelerate global warming. The best illustration of such a feedback loop...
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...
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