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Large swathes of the northern hemisphere, home to some 2 billion people, could suffer increasing water shortages due to shrinking snowpacks, researchers said on Thursday.
November 12, 2015 New Study Says Sea Levels May Not Rise as Quickly as PredictedSource: Morning Ticker
A number of studies done in the last year are predicting that sea levels will rise as much as 10 feet due in part to the rapid melting of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet, but a new study says the computer models overlooked...
November 12, 2015 UK becomes only G7 country to increase fossil fuel subsidiesSource: The Guardian
The UK is alone among G7 nations in dramatically increasing its fossil fuel subsidies, despite an earlier pledge to phase them out, a new report has found.
November 6, 2015 Map: Where climate change is a big deal (and where it isn’t)Source: Washington Post
A Pew survey conducted in 40 countries found that a majority of respondents were concerned about the threat of climate change and wanted their governments to be more proactive about mitigating its effects.
November 6, 2015 Earth on the edge - Special ReportSource: Reuters
Every day, news headlines and science reports reflect a world increasingly impacted by unsustainable trends and catastrophic climate events. But in fact, disaster is avoidable, and this series will explain why. It takes you...
November 4, 2015 Americans Largely Unconcerned About Climate Change, Survey FindsSource: Huff Post
Most Americans know the climate is changing, but they say they are just not that worried about it, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. And that is keeping the American public...
November 3, 2015 These 13 U.S. States Saw Carbon Pollution Go Up Over a DecadeSource: National Geographic
Some U.S. states, such as Maine, are already well on their way to meeting new federal targets aimed at curbing emissions of carbon dioxide. But 13 states have been moving in the opposite direction
November 3, 2015 We Mapped the Uninsured. You'll Notice a PatternSource: NY Times
The rates of people without insurance in the Northeast and the upper Midwest have fallen into the single digits since the Affordable Care Act’s main provisions kicked in. But in many parts of the country, obtaining health...
November 2, 2015 Nine out of ten companies failing to plan for low-carbon economy despite recognising need to tackle climate changeSource: Independent (UK)
Nine out of 10 companies are failing to plan ahead for a low-carbon economy despite recognising they have a duty to tackle climate change, according to new research. More than a third of business leaders (38 per cent) do not see...
November 2, 2015 Pew survey shows 68 percent of US adults now own a smartphoneSource: PC World
The percentage of US adults who own a smartphone or tablet has skyrocketed in recent years, while PC ownership has held more or less steady. That’s the takeaway of a new Pew Research Center survey that clearly illustrates the...
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