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Source: Modern Health
Memo to the White House: The website may be fixed, but President Barack Obama's new health insurance markets have yet to win over most consumers. Negative perceptions of the healthcare rollout have eased, a new Associated...
January 27, 2014 Study links flooding to human activities, changing landscapes
Punch - A new report has blamed the rising occurrences of flooding all over the world on human activities in addition to climate change/global warming, MAUREEN AZUH writes Flooding has in recent years become a major problem that...
January 21, 2014 China's exports linked to western U.S. air pollutionSource: CNN
Pollution doesn't respect national borders. Outsourcing manufacturing to China may have resulted in less pollution in some parts of the United States, but other regions have lesser air quality because of U.S.-bound Chinese...
The study shows that in the last year, the number of Americans who believe global warming is not happening has soared. In September 2012, 12% of Americans said they thought global warming was not happening. By November 2013, that...
January 15, 2014 Mapping the American Carbon Footprint, Down to the Last Zip Code [INTERACTIVE MAPS]Source: The Energy Collective
In the process of researching and writing our free eBook ’Emit This’ I mapped out the average American’s carbon footprint. The result was the tree map above which shows the typical spending of an American results in 19 t CO2e of...
January 13, 2014 Earth 'going downhill' as consumption rises, report says
CNN - Hong Kong (CNN)-- From high above the earth, an astronaut launched the latest report card on the health of the planet which once again paints an alarming image of over-consumption and exploitation. In a recorded message,...
December 27, 2013 Study: Fracking saves waterSource: Daily Caller
Hydraulic fracturing conserves water compared to other energy-generation methods, according to a recent study that undermines claims by fracking opponents. Bridget Scanlon and a team of researchers at the Bureau of Economic...
December 26, 2013 World Climate Change- Moving from awareness to action
thewestsidestory.net - The reports which have been put forth by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, OECD, IMF, World Bank, and the International Renewable Energy Agency are credible enough to be accepted...
December 26, 2013 For crops, water shortage could double effect of climate changeSource: Futurity
Shortages of freshwater used for irrigation may double the detrimental effects of climate change on agriculture, according to a new analysis that combines climate, agricultural, and hydrological models. Researchers say a warmer...
December 19, 2013 21 Percent of Population Could Face Chronic Water Scarcity With Warming of 2 Degrees CelsiusSource: Ciccle of Blue
An increase in global temperatures by 2 degrees Celsius would likely result in chronic water scarcity—less than 1,000 cubic meters per person per year—for 21 percent of the global population, according to new climate models...
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