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February 20, 2015 Americans Support Action on Global WarmingSource: The Energy Collective
Reports showing that global warming and its worldwide effects on human lives have become more common in recent months and years. Here, we summarize the results of some polls of American public opinion on this subject.
February 20, 2015 Arsenic, nitrates among pollutants in California drinking water: reportSource: Reuters
California’s public drinking water systems violated safety levels for contaminants more than 1,000 times during the 2012-2013 fiscal year says a report that cites high levels in some water systems of arsenic, nitrates and other...
February 19, 2015 NASA Study Finds Increased Risk of U.S. Megadrought
Ecology - The Fifth Assessment Report, issued by the United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) in 2013, synthesized the available scientific studies and reported that increases in evaporation...
February 19, 2015 Miami is already sinking under rising sea levels
Grist - In 2014, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî released its fifth Assessment Report, predicting that oceans would rise more than three feet by 2100. Those projections make for some alarming visions...
Source: Huff Post
Climate change is already impacting New York City with rising temperatures and sea levels, which will only worsen as the century continues, according to a report released Tuesday from a panel of scientific experts
February 18, 2015 Global Ocean Acidity Revealed in New MapsSource: Live Science
Ocean acidification can now be seen from space, highlighting an ongoing danger of climate change and revealing the regions most at risk.
A cyberespionage group with a toolset similar to ones used by U.S. intelligence agencies has infiltrated key institutions in countries including Iran and Russia.
February 16, 2015 America's heartland risks ag economic disruptions as climate change advances, report saysSource: High Planes Ag Journal
The Midwestern U.S. faces potential disruptions to its agricultural economy, and dangerous levels of heat in many of its largest cities, if climate change continues unabated, according to a new report released Jan. 23 by the...
February 16, 2015 Tiny Quakes Linked to Fracking Raise Risks, Geophysicist SaysSource: NBC News
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Small earthquakes shaking Oklahoma and southern Kansas daily and linked to energy drilling are dramatically increasing the chance of bigger and dangerous quakes, federal research indicates
February 13, 2015 Plastic Ocean Waste Levels Going Up, Study SaysSource: NY Times
Some eight million metric tons of plastic waste makes its way into the world’s oceans each year, and the amount of the debris is likely to increase greatly over the next decade unless nations take strong measures to dispose of...
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