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September 14, 2015 Southern Ocean Carbon Sink Stronger Than Ever In Absorbing CO2Source: Tech Times
According to recent reports, the Southern Ocean around Antarctica has begun soaking up more greenhouse gases, essentially helping limit climate change.
Source: The Guardian
Citi Global Perspectives & Solutions (GPS), a division within Citibank (America’s third-largest bank), recently published a report looking at the economic costs and benefits of a low-carbon future. The report considered two...
September 3, 2015 How History Shaped China's Water CrisisSource: The Diplomat
Struggles over water are not new in China or around the world. But these struggles have their own unique historical and cultural contexts. Climate, geography, and social forces all combined to escalate tensions over water...
September 3, 2015 Three trillion trees on Earth - new study suggests - text/videoSource: BBC
There are about three trillion trees on Earth, according to a new estimate – eight times higher than previous estimates
September 2, 2015 90 Percent of Seabirds Have Plastic in Their StomachsSource: Newsweek
By 2050, nearly all seabirds will have plastic in their stomachs. Already, 9 out of 10 of the birds have some of the substance in their digestive tracts. Such are the sobering conclusions of a study published August 31 in the...
The Business Insider - The î??World Economic Forumî?? Blog is an independent and neutral platform dedicated to generating debate around the key topics that shape global, regional and industry agendas. Read the...
August 28, 2015 NASA research shows world sea levels rising unevenly
2KTUU - In 2013, the United Nations î??Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî?? issued an assessment that stated global sea levels would likely rise from 1 to 3 feet by the end of the century. According to Nerem,...
California's unabated drought (the one that's been going on for four long years) has parched the entire state and led to some frightening consequences (parts of the state are sinking), but the worst is yet to come and "there's no...
August 27, 2015 Poll finds Californians happier with their health careSource: SF Gate
Nearly two years after the major elements of the federal health care law went into effect, California voters say they’re happier with the way the state is running its health care services, but the cost of coverage continues to be...
Source: The Guardian
Species native to the Great Barrier Reef are more likely to face extinction through climate change than marine life elsewhere that can adapt by “invading” new regions, according to new research.
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