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July 23, 2013 UN Climate Report Will 'Scare the Wits Out of Everybody'
citywatchla.com - And as Ed King at the Responding to Climate Change website reports: Fellow US climate expert Michael Mann emailed the ThinkProgress website, arguing that: âthe author hopelessly confuses transient warming...
The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that a temperature anomaly of just 1ºC (in near surface air temperatures in the tropics) leads to a 3.5-Petagram (billion tonnes of...
July 17, 2013 Unexpected ally against future hurricanes: nature?Source: CS Monitor
Mother Nature might provide the best defense against rising sea levels and ever-larger hurricane storm surges, says a new study published in this week's "Nature: Climate Change." Coastal habitats – especially if left intact –...
Source: MIT Technology Review
Renault recently made public a report that provides a fair assessment by comparing an electric version of its Fluence sedan with gas and diesel-powered versions of the same car. And it makes clear that electric cars are, indeed,...
Source: NY Times
BEIJING — Southern Chinese on average have lived at least five years longer than their northern counterparts in recent decades because of the destructive health effects of pollution from the widespread use of coal in the north,...
July 8, 2013 Surprise delay in major fracking study
Independent Online - Cape Town - A major US study on the possible impacts of fracking on drinking îwaterî resources is under way, but has been unexpectedly delayed by two years. Because of the massive, and growing,...
It’s a bold title. Wealthier, Healthier Cities - how climate change action is giving us wealthier, healthier cities. Is the latest CDP Cities report, based on data from 110 cities around the world, really saying that climate...
July 1, 2013 Humans: the real threat to life on EarthSource: Guradian.co.uk
Earth is home to millions of species. Just one dominates it. Us. Our cleverness, our inventiveness and our activities have modified almost every part of our planet. In fact, we are having a profound impact on it. Indeed, our...
The El Nino weather pattern that can bring drought to Australia and rain to South America was “unusually active” at the end of the 20th century, possibly due to climate change, a University of Hawaii study found.
July 1, 2013 Study suggests water management plan
Times of India - PUNE: The World Bank has undertaken a study and technical assistance initiative on groundwater management in India with the objectives of identifying management strategies for promoting sustainable groundwater...
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