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In the face of increased pressure from shareholders, corporations subject to shareholder proposals dealing with climate change and other environmental issues have been mostly unsuccessful in their attempts to seek refuge by...
May 16, 2017 No escaping ocean plastic: 37 million bits of litter on one of world's remotest islandsSource: Phys.org
The beaches of one of the world's most remote islands have been found to be polluted with the highest density of plastic debris reported anywhere on the planet, in a study published in the prestigious US scientific journal...
Source: Popular Science
A new report from the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) looked at 2015 drinking water data from across the United States and found that of the nation’s 52,000 community drinking water systems, a third reported violations...
April 20, 2017 Climate change will fuel terrorism recruitment, report for German foreign office saysSource: The Guardian
Climate change will fuel acts of terrorism and strengthen recruiting efforts by terrorist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, a report commissioned by the German foreign office has found
A Quinnipiac University poll conducted just 73 days into his presidency shows that 61 percent of voters nationwide disapprove of Trump’s handling of the environment – more than twice as many voters who approve.
Source: Scientific America
An Arctic free of ice and stocked with swamp-loving reptiles. Temperate forests covering Antarctica, thriving on heat that kept them alive through the dark months. Average temperatures along the equator of about 100 degrees...
Source: The Blaze
While rising temperatures have certainly put a strain on species in some parts of the world, a new study by researchers at the University of Southern Denmark suggests animals in the Arctic region are thriving as because of higher...
Source: USA Today
Air pollution from the manufacture of goods made in one part of the world but used in another killed more than 700,000 people globally in 2007, the most recent year for which figures were available for analysis, according to a...
March 24, 2017 This trait shapes your belief in climate change more than your science knowledge doesSource: News Observer
Pew Research Center analysis published Wednesday found that people’s level of science knowledge actually had less to do with their opinions on climate change than something else: how they vote.
March 23, 2017 California Earthquakes: San Andreas Fault Could Cause Coast To Instantly Sink Below Sea LevelSource: International Business Times
Add "sinking below sea level" to California’s list of natural disaster worries. Portions of the Golden State could be at risk of abruptly dropping into the sea during a severe earthquake like the “Big One” scientists have been...
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