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Green Biz - "Valuing plastic", the report from the Plastic Disclosure Project, the U.N. Environment Programme and natural capital analysts îTrucostî, evaluates the environmental and social impact of plastics used by...
June 30, 2014 Signs of improvement in air qualitySource: Science Reporter
Data from the NASA satellite Aura has shown that the nitrogen oxide levels has decreased by 32% in New York and 42% in Atlanta in the past 10 years.
Source: Daily Caller
President Obama is emphasizing global warming ahead of the November elections, but a new poll suggests he faces an uphill climb. According to a Pew Research Center poll, 35 percent of Americans say there is not enough solid...
ITHACA — Wastewater from hydraulic fracturing could release tiny particles that bind to heavy metals and pollutants, exacerbating environmental risks during accidental spills, according to Cornell University researchers. The...
Source: National Geographic
A Tuesday report warning of dire economic consequences from climate change, from lost property to ruined crops, is the latest in a string of bipartisan efforts aimed at garnering public support to tackle the problem.
Source: NY Times
More than a million homes and businesses along the nation’s coasts could flood repeatedly before ultimately being destroyed. Entire states in the Southeast and the Corn Belt may lose much of their agriculture as farming shifts...
There's a fair bit of optimism in green circles that fossil fuels are dying and renewables like wind and solar are set to take over. Al Gore has a hopeful new essay in Rolling Stone along these lines, arguing that "a powerful,...
Source: Nature World News
Arctic warming is associated with fewer extreme winters in the U.S. and Europe, a new study suggests. January 2014 saw temperatures in the U.S fall several notches, with Minnesota recording -37°C and even Sunshine State Florida...
Renew Economy - The latest report from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî has outlined the key challenges global warming poses for the global defence sector, as it generates new threats to the...
Eurek Alert - "The rewards far outweigh the costs." The report is available in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our...
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