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October 4, 2012 New science: SEAS WILL RISE due to CO2 ... but not for centuriesSource: The Register.co.uk
A new, first-of-its-kind comprehensive scientific analysis has shown that there is little to fear from rising sea levels driven by global warming. The likelihood is that the 21st century will see rises much like those of the...
Global warming is likely to shrink the size of fish by as much as a quarter in coming decades, according to a groundbreaking new study of the world's oceans. The reduction in individual fish size will be matched by a dwindling of...
September 28, 2012 Climate Change Kills 400,000 a Year, New Report RevealsSource: The Daily Beast
The Earth’s changing climate is costing the global economy $1.2 trillion a year and killing 1,000 children a day, according to a new study—and the U.N. warns the summer’s record heat and drought could trigger a catastrophe.
September 27, 2012 "Delivering Desire" (water video)Source: 300in6.org
Some 15 minutes long, it seeks to use a refreshing and persuasive style to cover a complex topic, and to win partners in the new safe water revolution. This builds a pro-active, consumer-focused approach, based on what people...
September 26, 2012 Global warming slows down world economy: reportSource: Phys.org
Climate change caused by global warming is slowing down world economic output by 1.6 percent a year and will lead to a doubling of costs in the next two decades, a major new report said.
Source: Washington Post
The Obama and Bush administrations largely ignored the needs of beleaguered homeowners while focusing too narrowly on the well-being of Wall Street during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, according to a new...
September 25, 2012 Climate change will shift marine predators’ habitat, study saysSource: Washington Post
The top ocean predators in the North Pacific could lose as much as 35 percent of their habitat by the end of the century as a result of climate change , according to a study published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate...
September 21, 2012 Environment Md. Says Fracking Not Worth the CostSource: Southern Maryland Online
BALTIMORE -- Allowing hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" in Maryland would cause water contamination, pollution and infrastructure damage, according to a report released Thursday by Environment Maryland. "The report we're...
September 20, 2012 The environmental footprint of organic vs. conventional foodSource: Washington Post
This month, a new piece of evidence emerged on this issue, and the news was bad for organic agriculture. A report out of Stanford University found no consistent differences in nutritional content between organic and...
September 19, 2012 Study links chemical BPA to obesity in white childrenSource: LA Times
A study finds young whites with high levels of exposure to bisphenol A are more likely to be obese. For other ethnic groups, the link is weak.
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