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March 2, 2016 Study: Eliminating GMOs would hurt environment, economySource: UPI
Researchers at Purdue University simulated a GMO ban in the United States, and the outputs weren't positive. The scientists found lower crop yield would have negative environmental and economic consequences.
Source: Daily Caller
The vast majority of Americans have not benefited from Obamacare, according to a poll released by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Monday.
February 29, 2016 As sea levels rise, economic damage piles up even faster: studySource: Reuters
Extreme floods whipped up by storms will become ever more costly for cities as ocean levels edge up around the world's coasts in coming decades, they wrote in a study that could help guide governments budgeting to protect...
Source: Science Alert
From that perspective, researchers say household consumers are by far the biggest drain on the planet, which makes for a very different picture to purely nation-focused analyses of environmental impact. In other words, before we...
February 24, 2016 Most Canadians Still Don’t Buy The Global Warming NarrativeSource: Daily Caller
Canadians increasingly don’t believe global warming is man-made, with 56 percent of residents expressing the sentiment in a five-year study published last week by researchers from Yale University and the University of Montreal.
February 23, 2016 Seas Rose Faster in 20th Century than in Previous 27 CenturiesSource: NewsWeek
Had it not been for climate change, global sea levels would have risen by less than half the amount they did in the 20th century — and may even have fallen. Instead, the seas rose faster during those 100 years than in any of the...
Source: The Daily Texan
A majority of Americans across the political spectrum say government and industry should cooperate to strengthen U.S. energy security, according to the semiannual UT Energy Poll. The poll, released during UT’s Energy Week,...
February 22, 2016 Fossil fuel emissions behind Australia's record-breaking spring heat, suggests studySource: The Guardian
World leaders and street protesters were struggling in a heatwave with temperatures hovering around 40C at Brisbane’s G20 meeting.
February 18, 2016 Zika virus: Study supports link to microcephalySource: BBC News
Scientists say a study involving pregnant women in Brazil "strengthens" the theory that Zika is linked to microcephaly birth defects in babies.
February 18, 2016 Better water management could halve global food deficit – scientistsSource: Reuters
LONDON – Investing in agricultural water management could substantially reduce hunger while limiting some of the harmful effects of climate change on crop yields, scientists said in a study released on Tuesday.
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