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September 30, 2013 Report Summary UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ChangeSource: UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) considers new evidence of climate change based on many independent scientific analyses from observations of the climate system, paleoclimate archives,...
September 24, 2013 Moderate Arsenic in Environment Tied to Higher Heart Attack, Stroke RiskSource: USNews.com
People chronically exposed to low to moderate levels of arsenic in their environment may be more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease, a study of American Indians suggests. Previous research has...
September 17, 2013 CO2 fears Overrated, says UN report
topnews.net.nz - But it now seems that the issue has touched the heads of environmental intelligentsia and they are finding the limit of this explanation. The United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî...
September 17, 2013 NOAA Releases Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Dataset
eponline.com - Available online, it includes more than 2 million chemical analyses of sediment, tissue, water, and oil, as well as toxicity testing results and related documentation collected by federal agencies, state...
September 12, 2013 Hit or Miss? Extreme Weather vs. Climate ChangeSource: Discovery.com
The study “Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective,” released by the American Meteorological Society (AMS), analyzed 12 different events from 2012. Here are the six events they tied to human-induced climate...
September 10, 2013 Europe says its own biofuels policies increase food costs 50%, drive deforestation
Grist - Two new studies that came out in Europe during the last couple of days show that biofuel mandates are causing consumers far more pocketbook pain â and contributing more to deforestation and climate pollution â...
September 4, 2013 Study Links Mercury Levels In Fish To Coal-Fired Power Plants
The Huffington Post - As if you needed another reason to cringe at the number of coal-fired power plants operating on our fragile Earth, a new study published in Nature Geoscience links power plants in China and India to the...
The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was expected to delivery its fifth Assessment Report (AR5) next month, but over the past weekend, a draft of that report was leaked to Reuters, which reported...
August 19, 2013 More Certainty Humans Cause Climate Change
blogforiowa.com - The fifth assessment report, part one, from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî is due to be published in September. Think Progress has obtained a draft copy in advance and the report...
August 15, 2013 Short-term action needed to meet 2° warming goal – reportSource: Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – International pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are nowhere near enough to limit global temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius by 2020, and countries will have to do much more...
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