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The oft-cited line that the top 1 percent of U.S. households lay claim to 30 percent of all wealth is probably an understatement, according to a European Central Bank working paper. Incorporating “missed” data on rich households...
Wisconsin Gazette - The analysis, based on new data from the îWorld Health Organizationî and others, indicates that 7.4 million deaths in a single year were due to pollution sources from air, îwaterî,...
July 9, 2014 International report charts path to deep carbon cutsSource: Eco-Business
Governments around the world are failing in their commitments to address climate change, a group of international science institutions warn in a new report, saying the window to prevent catastrophic warming will soon close. “The...
The H1N1 2009 pandemic influenza virus, known informally as 'swine flu', has remained a hot topic in science and culture. The science and medical community, including former FDA deputy commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, criticized...
Green Biz - "Valuing plastic", the report from the Plastic Disclosure Project, the U.N. Environment Programme and natural capital analysts îTrucostî, evaluates the environmental and social impact of plastics used by...
June 30, 2014 Signs of improvement in air qualitySource: Science Reporter
Data from the NASA satellite Aura has shown that the nitrogen oxide levels has decreased by 32% in New York and 42% in Atlanta in the past 10 years.
Source: Daily Caller
President Obama is emphasizing global warming ahead of the November elections, but a new poll suggests he faces an uphill climb. According to a Pew Research Center poll, 35 percent of Americans say there is not enough solid...
ITHACA — Wastewater from hydraulic fracturing could release tiny particles that bind to heavy metals and pollutants, exacerbating environmental risks during accidental spills, according to Cornell University researchers. The...
Source: National Geographic
A Tuesday report warning of dire economic consequences from climate change, from lost property to ruined crops, is the latest in a string of bipartisan efforts aimed at garnering public support to tackle the problem.
Source: NY Times
More than a million homes and businesses along the nation’s coasts could flood repeatedly before ultimately being destroyed. Entire states in the Southeast and the Corn Belt may lose much of their agriculture as farming shifts...
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