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November 28, 2016 IEA Warns That Climate Change Pledges Fall Far Short Of What Is NeededSource: Forbes
Earlier this month the IEA published the World Energy Outlook 2016 – a 667-page report that dives deeply into recent developments across the energy sector and projects trends to 2040 under a variety of scenarios.
November 14, 2016 Shocking study shows climate change has impacted everything on EarthSource: BABW News
Genes and ecosystems are changing in order to adapt to the temperature rises according to a study from the Wildlife Conservation Society. They say 80 percent of the 94 ecological processes that form the fundamental basis of...
November 2, 2016 Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified CropsSource: NY Times
But an extensive examination by The New York Times indicates that the debate has missed a more basic problem — genetic modification in the United States and Canada has not accelerated increases in crop yields or led to an overall...
November 1, 2016 Zika shrinks mice testicles, damaging fertilitySource: CNN
Not only did male mice infected with the Zika virus have a tougher time getting females pregnant, their levels of sex hormones crashed, and their testicles shrunk by 90%, possibly permanently, according to new research by the...
October 27, 2016 World wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years'Source: BBC
The Living Planet assessment, by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and WWF, suggests that if the trend continues that decline could reach two-thirds among vertebrates by 2020.
Source: The Guardian
We have enough data this year to call 2016 as the hottest year ever record – and we have three more months left to go.
October 20, 2016 2 quake faults in the Bay Area could rupture together, causing major devastation, scientists saySource: LA Times
The most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new study finds
Source: The Guardian
Annual human and economic cost of tainted air runs to 712,000 lost lives and £364bn, finds Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
October 13, 2016 US energy emissions fall to 25-year lowSource: Climate Change News
Mild weather, booming renewable energy and massive declines in coal consumption contribute to falling greenhouse gas pollution
October 4, 2016 Zika Causes Widespread Damage to Fetal BrainSource: US News
A new study shows that Zika virus causes so much varied damage throughout the fetal brain that researchers are suggesting the term "congenital Zika syndrome" be used to describe the numerous birth defects.
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