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September 22, 2017 We must accelerate transitions for sustainability and climate change, experts saySource: PHYS.org
Changes in electricity, heat, buildings, industry and transport are needed rapidly and must happen all together, according to researchers at the universities of Sussex, Manchester and Oxford in a new study published in the...
September 18, 2017 Diesel Emissions Responsible for 5,000 Deaths Per Year in Europe AloneSource: News 18
Emissions from diesel cars rigged to appear eco-friendly may be responsible for 5,000 air pollution deaths per year in Europe alone, according to a study published Monday.
September 15, 2017 New climate risk classification created to account for potential 'existential' threatsSource: phys.org
A new study evaluating models of future climate scenarios has led to the creation of the new risk categories "catastrophic" and "unknown" to characterize the range of threats posed by rapid global warming. Researchers propose...
Virtually all the world's tap water is contaminated by microscopic plastic fibers, a new study claims, raising fresh concerns about the implications of rampant plastic pollution on human and planetary health.
September 1, 2017 Obese America Report: 1 in 3 US adults are beyond overweightSource: Denver Post
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — While a third of American adults and one in six children are obese, a report Thursday suggests the rate of increase could be stabilizing in some states.
August 29, 2017 More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: StudySource: Phill.com
More than half of Americans will find themselves in a nursing home at some point in their lives, a new study shows.
Source: The Guardian
Unmitigated climate change will be very expensive for huge regions of the United States. If we continue on the current path, our analysis indicates it may result in the largest transfer of wealth from the poor to the rich in the...
Source: Washington Post
A much-anticipated Energy Department report on the electricity grid made recommendations for regulatory changes that would bolster coal and nuclear power plants.
August 16, 2017 Climate change will cut crop yields—studySource: Inquirer.net
MIAMI—Climate change will have a negative effect on key crops such as wheat, rice, and maize, according to a major scientific report out Tuesday that reviewed 70 prior studies on global warming and agriculture. Read more:...
August 11, 2017 US report confirms 2016 as warmest year on recordSource: BBC
A report compiled by a US government agency has confirmed that 2016 was the warmest year on record and the third year in a row of record global warmth.
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