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Source: Climate Central
Hurricanes are Mother Nature’s largest and most destructive storms. Fed by warm ocean waters and moist atmospheric conditions, about 90 such storms — also known as tropical cyclones — form worldwide each year. With the population...
July 9, 2013 Corruption getting worse, says pollSource: BBC News
More than one in two people think corruption has worsened over the last two years, according to a public opinion survey by Transparency International. Its annual Global Corruption Barometer found 27% of respondents said they had...
Source: NY Times
BEIJING — Southern Chinese on average have lived at least five years longer than their northern counterparts in recent decades because of the destructive health effects of pollution from the widespread use of coal in the north,...
July 9, 2013 Population who have paid a bribe - interactive mapSource: BBC News
The poor record of some African nations on bribery stands out. Sierra Leone has the highest number of respondents admitting to having paid a bribe - 84% - and seven out of nine of the countries with the highest reported bribery...
July 8, 2013 Surprise delay in major fracking study
Independent Online - Cape Town - A major US study on the possible impacts of fracking on drinking îwaterî resources is under way, but has been unexpectedly delayed by two years. Because of the massive, and growing,...
It’s a bold title. Wealthier, Healthier Cities - how climate change action is giving us wealthier, healthier cities. Is the latest CDP Cities report, based on data from 110 cities around the world, really saying that climate...
July 1, 2013 Humans: the real threat to life on EarthSource: Guradian.co.uk
Earth is home to millions of species. Just one dominates it. Us. Our cleverness, our inventiveness and our activities have modified almost every part of our planet. In fact, we are having a profound impact on it. Indeed, our...
The El Nino weather pattern that can bring drought to Australia and rain to South America was “unusually active” at the end of the 20th century, possibly due to climate change, a University of Hawaii study found.
July 1, 2013 Study suggests water management plan
Times of India - PUNE: The World Bank has undertaken a study and technical assistance initiative on groundwater management in India with the objectives of identifying management strategies for promoting sustainable groundwater...
Source: Pew Research
Publics around the world are concerned about the effect of global climate change and international financial instability, with majorities in many of the nations surveyed saying these are major threats to their countries. But...
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