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July 19, 2016 Global warming set to cost the world economy £1.5 trillion by 2030 as it becomes too hot to workSource: The Independent
Global warming will cost the world economy more than £1.5 trillion a year in lost productivity by 2030 as it becomes too hot to work in many jobs, according to a major new report.
Source: Washington Post
In an ambitious study that represents the latest merger between big data approaches and the quest to conserve the planet, scientists have found that across a majority of the Earth’s land surface — including some of its most...
Source: The Guardian
New report says Flint water crisis is not an anomaly, as analysis reveals 5,363 water systems – providing drinking water to 18 million – breached federal laws
June 24, 2016 New York City Could See Thousands of Heat Deaths by 2080Source: Scientific America
As many as 3,331 people annually could die from heat waves by 2080 in New York City alone if no steps are taken to adapt to warming temperatures and reduce emissions, a new study warns.
June 16, 2016 Climate change, not population growth, plays the main role in predicting extreme droughts, study revealsSource: Science Daily
According to a new study, it's climate change -- not population growth – that plays the main role in predicting future exposure to extreme droughts.
June 13, 2016 The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity
Bloomberg - That's according to a new forecast by Bloomberg î??New Energy Financeî?? that plots out global power markets for the next 25 years. Call it peak fossil fuels, a turnabout that's happening not because we're...
LONDON, A record amount of renewable power capacity was installed worldwide last year as solar and wind costs fell, becoming more competitive with fossil fuels, research by renewables policy organisation REN21 showed on Tuesday.
A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says that crops such as wheat and maize are generating more potential toxins as a reaction to protect themselves from extreme weather
The National Academy of Sciences — probably the country's most prestigious scientific group — has reaffirmed its judgment that GMOs are safe to eat. But the group's new report struck a different tone from previous ones, with much...
Oil and gas activities may have caused nearly nine in 10 of the earthquakes Texas has experienced in the past 40 years, and the quakes have become more frequent as oilfield activity has picked up in the past decade, according to...
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