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January 6, 2015 Tropical Forests Fight Carbon Better Than We HopedSource: Nature World News
And just when we thought it was all bad news, a study recently led by NASA experts has revealed that the Earth's tropical forests are somehow absorbing more carbon dioxide (CO2) than experts thought possible, taking the harmful...
January 6, 2015 Human influence through greenhouse gas emissions proved
South China Morning Post - Bailey ("Sea levels rising since last ice age", December 24). According to the report of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî www.climatechange2013.org which represents the...
December 16, 2014 The charts that show we're living through Earth's warmest year on recordSource: Mashable
This year is almost certain to become the warmest year the planet has had since instrument records began, and very likely for at least 4,000 years before that.
December 11, 2014 Study: 270,000 Tons of Plastic Floating in OceansSource: ABC News
A new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world's oceans. That's enough to fill more than 38,500 garbage trucks. The plastic is broken up into more than 5 trillion pieces, said the study published...
December 8, 2014 California drought, high temperatures create worst conditions in 1,200 years: studySource: Reuters
A combination of record high temperatures and sparse rainfall during California’s three-year drought have produced the worst conditions in 1,200 years, according to a study accepted for publication by the American Geophysical...
December 5, 2014 Long-term environmental damage by CO2 emissions: Study
KhaleejTimes - CO2 emissions cause global temperatures to increase for about a decade, but then temperatures stay high for a long time. Washington -Refuting common misconceptions that todayâs carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions...
December 4, 2014 Poll: 83% of Americans say climate is changingSource: USA Today
Eight out of 10 Americans now believe the climate is changing, according to a new survey conducted for Munich Re America, the world's largest reinsurance firm.
December 4, 2014 How to calculate the impact of carbon emissions
forumblog.org - It's one of the most important questions we all face. It lies at the heart of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's 5th report on climate science, which appeared in 2013. The lead author of the report,...
Source: PBS NewsHour
Only communities that prepare for the unpredictable -- from health scares to cyber attacks -- can quickly bounce back. But how can we flip the paradigm for dealing with disaster? Author Judith Rodin joins Gwen Ifill for a...
December 2, 2014 Research confirms how global warming links to carbon emissionsSource: PHYS.org
Research by the University of Liverpool has identified, for the first time, how global warming is related to the amount of carbon emitted.
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