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February 18, 2016 Better water management could halve global food deficit – scientistsSource: Reuters
LONDON – Investing in agricultural water management could substantially reduce hunger while limiting some of the harmful effects of climate change on crop yields, scientists said in a study released on Tuesday.
February 17, 2016 Study: NASA satellites show areas growing drier, wetterSource: USA Today
The research, published last week in the journal Science, will likely lead to adjustments in calculations of contributions to sea-level rise in upcoming reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This map...
February 16, 2016 Inquiry backs plan to store world's nuclear waste in outback AustraliaSource: The Guardian
Draft findings of royal commission in South Australia back nuclear fuel storage and expanded uranium mining, but rule out nuclear energy industry
February 15, 2016 Water crisis could deepen in future as four billion people face water scarcity: StudySource: Maine News OnLine
A new study has highlighted about the severity of water scarcity across the globe. Study researchers have said that the extreme water shortage affects around four billion around the world. Fresh water availability in many regions...
February 12, 2016 Climate Change Confusion in the ClassroomSource: Scientific America
Climate scientists overwhelmingly agree that climate change is driven by human action, but middle- and high-school teachers seem to have missed that message. The majority of teachers are not aware of this consensus and teach...
February 9, 2016 Effects of carbon emissions could last 10,000 years, study findsSource: CS Monitor
If humans don’t cut carbon emissions soon, the Earth could feel the catastrophic impact for tens of thousands of years, a new study has found.
Source: Tampa Bay Review
A new study has challenged the assumption of the positive impact of planting trees on climate change. In most cases, we all have learned that growing more trees would help reduce climate change, but growing the “wrong tree”...
February 8, 2016 Are drought conditions in the American Southwest here to stay?Source: CS Monitor
A new study suggests that extremely dry conditions may now be standard in the central and western US, as precipitation and storms there have seen a marked decrease through the past decades.
The lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Michigan has caused major concerns about lead levels across the country. According to Vox.com, there are more than a dozen cities in Pennsylvania with higher levels of lead exposure than...
Source: The Slatest
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a high-profile hearing Wednesday about the Flint water crisis. Below, your guide to what the hell is going on.
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