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March 14, 2016 February breaks global temperature records by 'shocking' amount

Source: The Guardian

Global temperatures in February smashed previous monthly records by an unprecedented amount, according to Nasa data, sparking warnings of a climate emergency.

March 10, 2016 Wind Power Can Help Older Tonnage Compete with Newer Eco-Ships, Says New Study

Ship Bunker - and environmental think-tank the Carbon War Room. According to a summary of the report the exact fuel savings that can be achieved will depend on weather patterns along the route, but also the design of the ship,...

March 3, 2016 Climate Change Could Kill Half a Million by 2050

Source: Bloomberg

At least 500,000 extra people will probably die by 2050 from health effects related to warming temperatures and dietary changes, according to a study from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food published in U.K....

February 29, 2016 As sea levels rise, economic damage piles up even faster: study

Source: Reuters

Extreme floods whipped up by storms will become ever more costly for cities as ocean levels edge up around the world's coasts in coming decades, they wrote in a study that could help guide governments budgeting to protect...

February 26, 2016 Consumers have a bigger impact on the environment than anything else, study finds

Source: Science Alert

From that perspective, researchers say household consumers are by far the biggest drain on the planet, which makes for a very different picture to purely nation-focused analyses of environmental impact. In other words, before we...

February 24, 2016 Most Canadians Still Don’t Buy The Global Warming Narrative

Source: Daily Caller

Canadians increasingly don’t believe global warming is man-made, with 56 percent of residents expressing the sentiment in a five-year study published last week by researchers from Yale University and the University of Montreal.

February 23, 2016 Seas Rose Faster in 20th Century than in Previous 27 Centuries

Source: NewsWeek

Had it not been for climate change, global sea levels would have risen by less than half the amount they did in the 20th century — and may even have fallen. Instead, the seas rose faster during those 100 years than in any of the...

February 22, 2016 Fossil fuel emissions behind Australia's record-breaking spring heat, suggests study

Source: The Guardian

World leaders and street protesters were struggling in a heatwave with temperatures hovering around 40C at Brisbane’s G20 meeting.

February 18, 2016 Better water management could halve global food deficit – scientists

Source: 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, wetter

Source: 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...

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