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September 23, 2014 Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study WarnsSource: US News
Coupled with worldwide marches demanding action on climate change, a new study warns that rising temperatures and altered weather patterns in the United States may soon exacerbate many existing health risks.
September 23, 2014 Carbon map – which countries are responsible for climate change?Source: Guardiab (UK)
As heads of state from David Cameron to Barack Obama meet in New York for a UN climate summit hosted by Ban Ki-moon, expectations are high for bold commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Use this interactive, in-depth...
September 17, 2014 Ditching Cars for Buses, Bikes Best Way to Cut City PollutionSource: Scientific America
LONDON- Encouraging people to abandon their cars and use public transport or walk or cycle around cities offers the "least pain, most gain" way to cut air pollution from traffic by 2050, a new international study said on...
September 17, 2014 Climate Report Details Flood Risk to Sites in WashingtonSource: NY Times
WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital is likely to see record flooding by 2050, putting about $7 billion worth of property, three military bases and parts of the National Mall at risk as a result of climate change that is raising sea...
September 16, 2014 It's clear that prosperity and climate change action can go hand in handSource: Guardian (UK)
The link between economic growth and action to reduce the risks of climate change is the focus of the New Climate Economy report issued on Tuesday. Its credentials are impressive and its findings emphatic.
September 15, 2014 At least 150 major companies prep for carbon pricesSource: USA Today
At least 150 major companies worldwide - including ExxonMobil, Google, Microsoft and 26 others in the United States - are already making business plans that assume they will be taxed on their carbon pollution, a report today says.
September 15, 2014 Pesticides a concern for aquatic life in most U.S. urban streams : studySource: Reuters
The proportion of urban streams in the United States with potentially worrisome levels of pesticides for aquatic life has surged to 90 percent, a two-decade government study said on Thursday.
September 11, 2014 Rocky Mountain forests are dying, report finds, blaming climate change
Estes Park Trail Gazette - The Union of Concerned Scientists and Rocky Mountain Climate Organization report, released Wednesday morning, says aspen trees likely will decrease by 45 percent in Colorado and 61 percent across the...
September 8, 2014 World Falls Behind in Efforts to Tackle Climate Change: ReportSource: Scientific America
LONDON - The world's major economies are falling further behind every year in terms of meeting the rate of carbon emission reductions needed to stop global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees this century, a report...
Raw Story - The 2013 îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî Fifth Assessment Report provided an expert consensus that: It is extremely likely [defined as 95-100% certainty] that more than half of the observed...
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