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November 25, 2014 What people think about climate change around the world, in one map

Source: Washington Post

This map, from Sophie Yeo at Responding to Climate Change, rounds up surveys and polls from around the world since 2009 that look at views on climate change from abroad. For example, some 84 percent of people in Argentina think...

November 25, 2014 Americans would rather adapt to extreme weather than curb climate change

Source: Christian Science Monitor

Scientists, policymakers, and activists been holding out hope that an increase in extreme weather events might prompt Americans to embrace policies that curb greenhouse-gas emissions. They may be waiting a long time, a new study...

November 24, 2014 Global warming may heat up world conflict: World Bank

Source: Times Live

In a new report on the impact of global warming, the bank said sharp temperature rises would cut deeply into crop yields and water supplies in many areas and possibly set back efforts to bring populations out of poverty.

November 23, 2014 Global Warming: Extreme Weather Will Be The 'New Climate Normal,' World Bank Warns

Source: International Business Times

The World Bank Sunday warned extreme weather will become the "new climate normal," increasing the risk of world instability. The report, "Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal," analyzes the impact of warming of...

November 21, 2014 Report: America could power itself 100 times over with solar energy

Source: Washington Post

It is widely known that among all the sources of alternative energy, the one with the greatest potential is solar. How could it be otherwise? Staggering amounts of solar radiation strike the Earth each day; the only trick is...

November 18, 2014 Chocolate: Can Science Save the World's Most Endangered Treat?

Source: Bloomberg

Mark your calendar: January 1, 2020. As this future year unfolds, the gap between how much cocoa the world wants to consume and how much it can produce will swell to 1 million metric tons, according to Mars Inc. and Barry...

November 18, 2014 Farmers and scientists divided on climate change

Source: Agri-View

Crop producers and scientists hold deeply different views on climate change and its possible causes, a study by Purdue and Iowa State universities shows.

November 18, 2014 Study: Polar bears are disappearing

Source: Daily Telegraph

A NEW US-Canada study says a key polar bear population fell by almost half in the past decade, with scientists seeing a dramatic increase in young cubs dying. Researchers chiefly blame shrinking sea ice from global warming.

November 17, 2014 This Map Shows All The Ways Climate Change Will Screw The Whole World

Yahoo Finance - The biggest climate-related risks vary across different regions of the world. The handy chart below, published by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî last Sunday, shows which regions should...

November 13, 2014 Dirty streets linked to deprivation and higher crime

Source: The Guardian(UK)

England’s poorest areas are proof of a link between deprivation, litter and crime, according to a survey published on Thursday by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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