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April 29, 2011 New data reveals government's carbon footprintSource: Federal Times
The federal government's total carbon footprint is 123.2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide a year, according to new government data. That includes emissions generated directly by federal buildings and vehicles as well as...
April 28, 2011 New Government Report Predicts Coal Will Remain Dominant Electricity Fuel Long into the FutureSource: Business Wire
Coal is likely to remain the dominant source of American electricity for decades to come, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration. EIA’s American Energy Outlook 2011 predicts...
April 26, 2011 Americans Disagree on Why Climate Change Is OccurringSource: PlanetSave
New research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire shows that many Americans disagree on why climate change is occurring. Additionally, much of what people believe is unduly influenced by the political...
April 25, 2011 Gallup Surveys The World on Climate ChangeSource: PlanetSave.com
Gallup surveys conducted in 111 countries throughout 2010 have yielded interesting results that, once again, show America to be behind the times on accepting fault for the current climate change. The figures follow trends in...
Source: Click Green.org
A survey of more than 18,500 people across 24 countries has revealed that concern over climate change is eclipsed by other environmental concerns such as energy security and waste disposal. Global warming was voted a top priority...
April 18, 2011 Majority of U.S. Companies Report Progress in Adopting Sustainability Strategy; More Programs Expected, Says KPMG SurveySource: PR NewsWire
Nearly 55 percent of U.S. executives say their organization has a formal sustainability strategy in place, according to the recent KPMG International study, Corporate Sustainability: A progress report. Another 12 percent say they...
April 13, 2011 Americans' Belief in Global Warming Up SlightlySource: NewsRoom America
The number of Americans who believe global warming is occurring is up slightly after significant declines over the past three years, a new study shows, though the level is still far below pre-2008 peaks. The study, by the...
April 11, 2011 Study: Gas from ‘fracking’ worse than coal on climateSource: The Hill
Cornell University professors will soon publish research that concludes natural gas produced with a drilling method called “hydraulic fracturing” contributes to global warming as much as coal, or even more.
April 11, 2011 Watching our water go down the drainSource: Calgary Herald
Canadians were raised with the notion we had clean, fresh water until the end of time-but it's not so, writes Edmonton Journal reporter Hanneke Brooymans in her new book Water in Canada: A Resource in Crisis. This excerpt looks...
Source: Fast Company
Any time the weather is extreme, people on either side of the climate change debate will use it to prove the other side is wrong. If it's cold in summer, climate change nonbelievers will ask where the global warming is. If it's...
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