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August 11, 2014 Tornado strength increasing, driven by global warming - studySource: Tech Times
Tornadoes could become stronger as time goes on, driven by global warming, according to a new study from Florida State University (FSU). Climate change could be playing a pivotal role in increasing the frequency and strength of...
August 7, 2014 Into The Storm: Rising Risks Of Big Tornado Outbreaks ‘Suggest A Climate Change Signal’Source: Think Progress
A new study provides some of the first documented evidence that the risk of big, concentrated tornado outbreaks is on the rise. The lead author, Florida State tornado expert James Elsner, told me, “I think our results suggest a...
The impact of carbon dioxide on climate change may have been overstated, with solar activity giving a better explanation of changes in the Earth's temperature, according to Chinese scientists.
Source: Science Magazine
A new look at the “vital signs” of Earth’s climate reveals a stark picture of declining health. As global temperatures rise, so do sea level and the amount of heat trapped in the ocean’s upper layers. Meanwhile, mountain glaciers...
July 15, 2014 Why Fracking And Other Disasters Are So Hard to Stop
OpEdNews - A new report offers compelling evidence that fracking for natural gas is killing domestic animals like horses, cattle, goats, and sheep. The dead animals provide a strong warning that fracking can harm humans --...
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...
Yahoo Finance - The biggest climate-related risks vary across different regions of the world. The handy chart below, published by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî last Sunday, shows which regions should...
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...
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