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October 22, 2013 Why We Don’t Care About Saving Our Grandchildren From Climate ChangeSource: Time
A new study shows that human beings are too selfish to endure present pain to avert future climate change. That's why we need win-win solutions now
October 9, 2013 Water Shortage Seen Worsening on Climate Change in Potsdam StudySource: Bloomberg
Water scarcity will increase around the world due to climate change, with more than 500 million people affected if mean global warming is limited to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), based on modeling studies by the...
Fracking in America generated 280bn US gallons of toxic waste water last year – enough to flood all of Washington DC beneath a 22ft deep toxic lagoon, a new report out on Thursday found. The report from campaign group Environment...
Making clean drinking water globally accessible is one of the biggest challenges of this century. Yet a new study by Oxford University contends that this goal is achievable if the key elements of good governance and management...
September 30, 2013 Report Summary UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ChangeSource: UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) considers new evidence of climate change based on many independent scientific analyses from observations of the climate system, paleoclimate archives,...
September 26, 2013 Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock can be cut by 30%, says FAOSource: Guardian
Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock could be cut by up to 30% if farmers adopt better techniques without having to overhaul entire production systems, according to a study released on Thursday by the UN Food and Agriculture...
September 25, 2013 S&P 500 Companies Leading on Climate Change Action Have Doubled in Number, According to CDP's Annual Analysis of US Companies Compiled by PwCSource: Sacramento Bee
Two new studies released at the New York Stock Exchange by CDP – formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, in conjunction with PwC and Sustainable Insight Capital Management, Inc. (SICM), respectively demonstrate that CDP...
September 17, 2013 CO2 fears Overrated, says UN report
topnews.net.nz - But it now seems that the issue has touched the heads of environmental intelligentsia and they are finding the limit of this explanation. The United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî...
September 17, 2013 NOAA Releases Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Dataset
eponline.com - Available online, it includes more than 2 million chemical analyses of sediment, tissue, water, and oil, as well as toxicity testing results and related documentation collected by federal agencies, state...
September 12, 2013 Hit or Miss? Extreme Weather vs. Climate ChangeSource: Discovery.com
The study “Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective,” released by the American Meteorological Society (AMS), analyzed 12 different events from 2012. Here are the six events they tied to human-induced climate...
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