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June 22, 2015 Report Finds NHTSA Too Troubled to Ensure Auto SafetySource: NASDAQ
The nation's top auto-safety regulator is beset by problems preventing it from adequately protecting consumers from vehicle defects, culminating in a failure to spot faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars now linked...
Source: Pioneer News
On our planet, winter is a harsh season. Many species struggle during the unforgiving conditions, and humans are no different. And it might seem that the plus side of this is that global warming would mean the winters aren’t so...
June 19, 2015 The water crisis isn't limited to CaliforniaSource: Yahoo Finance
The American West, not just California, is experiencing a long-term drought. As drought conditions drag on, the region's water reservoirs are getting drained.
June 19, 2015 Risk of major sea level rise in Northern Europe
ECN - The UN îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) has estimated that the average global warming in this century will rise by 4Â°C in a business-as-usual scenario. That is to say, if we continue...
Source: NBC News
California isn't the only place where water is in short supply. More than a third of the world's groundwater basins are distressed, according to a new study, and climate change and a growing population will only make things...
The Pentagon’s top arms provider and firms partly funded by Silicon Valley billionaires Bill Gates and Paul Allen are among dozens of companies collectively betting more than $1.3 billion that a new wave of nuclear power can be a...
Source: LA Times
Over the years, it's been a tough road for environmentalists pushing for greenhouse gas emission curbs at the federal level — but advocates shouldn't give up hope, say researchers at Michigan State University.
The Week - Earlier this month, the îInternational Programme on the State of the Oceanî found that the rate and speed of change in the ocean was greater than previously thought, and warned that some seawater will...
Source: Busines Insider
A new study published in the journal Energy and Environmental Science might have found a solution. Researchers have a plan to get all 50 states operating on 100% renewable energy by 2050.
Source: The Guardian
Doctors for the Environment Australia’s (DEA) latest report finds that children are more vulnerable to global warming than adults for four major reasons: their behaviour exposes them to risks, their bodies respond differently,...
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