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March 20, 2014 Leaked IPCC report links climate change to global food scare
Science Recorder - The new IPCC report intends to highlight the social effects of climate change, with the draft suggesting a decline ... which can potentially increase malnourishment among the population, with children being...
March 20, 2014 10 most dangerous places to work
Rediff India Abroad - The country also lacks safe drinking water and has extremely poor sanitation. The economy of South Sudan is one of the world's weakest and most underdeveloped with the country having little infrastructure,...
March 19, 2014 Roche-backed study finds Tamiflu saved lives in flu pandemicSource: Reuters
Using Roche's medicine Tamiflu saved lives during the H1N1 swine flu pandemic four years ago, according to a new scientific study published on Wednesday. The pooled analysis of data, involving more than 29,000 patients from 38...
March 18, 2014 Climate Change Could Cause the Next Great FamineSource: Time
A new study finds that as the planet warms, yields for important staple crops like wheat could decline sharply.
Source: International Business News
Scientists have known for decades that Greenland’s ice sheet is melting, but they may have underestimated just how much water the second-largest ice sheet on the planet is shedding. New research indicates that a key section of...
Mashable - Those previous studies were based in large part on recent surface temperature trends. See also ... the transient climate response calculation determines how much global temperatures will change as atmospheric carbon...
March 14, 2014 Poll: Global warming no big threat to USA lifeSource: USA Today
Though two-thirds of Americans believe global warming is happening or will happen during their lifetime; only about one-third see it as a serious threat to their way of life a Gallop poll shows.
Source: The Wire
According to Gallup, the only thing that Americans worry about less than climate change is race relations. Nice priorities, America. As you would assume, priorities differ substantially based on political affiliation. We've made...
Source: LA Times
Americans use twice the amount of water they think they do, and appear to be particularly oblivious about how much H2O they flush down the toilet on a daily basis, according to new research.
February 26, 2014 ACA will raise premiums for 65% of small firmsSource: WSBT
A majority of small businesses that offer health insurance could see premiums rise, according to a new government report. The report from the actuary for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) estimates that 65...
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