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November 13, 2013 New Study Links Precipitation To Global WarmingSource: Pentagon Post
In a new study it is found that changes in the precipitation over the world’s land and oceans is not possible to be explained by natural variability alone. The scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California...
November 11, 2013 Look What's Behind the Recent Slowdown in Global WarmingSource: Mother Jones
Climate deniers like to point to the so-called global warming "hiatus" as evidence that humans aren't changing the climate. But according a new study, exactly the opposite is true: The recent slowdown in global temperature...
Source: Huff Post
SAN FRANCISCO -- High in the Sierra Nevada, the Yuba River winds through the northeastern mountains of California. The area, just west of Tahoe National Forest, is home to dense forests, crystal-blue lakes and hills that sparkle...
October 30, 2013 California Fracking Study May Take 18 Months, Brown SaysSource: Bloomberg
Governor Jerry Brown said it may take as long as 18 months for California, the third-largest oil-producing state, to complete an environmental review of the oil and gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing.
October 25, 2013 Arctic Temperatures Highest in at Least 44,000 YearsSource: Live Science.com
New research shows that average summer temperatures in the Canadian Arctic over the last century are the highest in the last 44,000 years, and perhaps the highest in 120,000 years.
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,...
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