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Source: Star Tribune
But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to space travel and more.Here's an agency-by-agency look at how President Barack Obama would spend Americans' money in the 2016 budget year beginning...
February 2, 2015 2014 Was the Hottest Year on Record - 135 Years in 20 secs,Source: Bloomberg
Deny this. The animation below shows the Earth’s warming climate, recorded in monthly measurements from land and sea over 135 years. Temperatures are displayed in degrees above or below the 20th-century average. Thirteen of the...
February 2, 2015 New study says Great Barrier Reef could be dead by end of century
Asian Correspondent - Scientists under the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) have agreed a limit of 2C if the earth is to avert catastrophe. CSIROâs principal scientist, Kevin Hennessy, said the...
January 30, 2015 Study flags carbon concern from melting glaciersSource: RTCC News
Researchers in the US have calculated that, thanks to climate change, melting glaciers will have spilled an extra 15 million tonnes of organic carbon into the seas by 2050. - See more at:...
January 30, 2015 Shareholder voting system is ‘antiquated,’ causes errors: reportSource: Business News Network
Canada’s shareholder voting system is “antiquated and fragmented,” causing numerous errors in vote counts at companies’ meetings, securities regulators have concluded following a lengthy review of problems with counting...
January 30, 2015 Study: Climate change to bring more nasty La NinasSource: USA Today
Extreme La Niñas could become more frequent because of global warming, according to a study out this week in the British journal Nature Climate Change.
January 30, 2015 How environmentally friendly is fast food? New report has answers: Oregon environment roundupSource: Oregon Live
The nonprofits As You Sow and Natural Resources Defense Council have examined more than 40 U.S. companies’ practices when it comes to packaging recyclability, compostability, and other indicators. Their report, which will be...
Source: NBC News
A newly published survey shows a significant opinion gap between professional scientists and the wider American public on issues in science ranging from climate change to genetically modified foods. But the results match up on at...
January 29, 2015 British belief in climate change on the rise, research findsSource: The Guardian
Britons are more likely to agree the climate is changing than at any time in recent years, with nearly nine in 10 people saying climate change is happening and 84% attributing this somewhat or entirely to human activity, new...
January 29, 2015 What Do Farmers Think about Climate Change?Source: Scientific America
As a sociologist, J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr. spends a lot of time studying what shapes farmers' views and responses to climate change. It's a subject that has not gotten much attention, even as more research focuses on how to reduce...
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