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December 12, 2016 Wind power key to curbing greenhouse emissions, study findsSource: The Guardian
Energy from windfarms in the UK prevented almost 36m tonnes of harmful carbon emissions in six years, equivalent to taking 2.3m cars off the road, the analysis found.
November 14, 2016 Shocking study shows climate change has impacted everything on EarthSource: BABW News
Genes and ecosystems are changing in order to adapt to the temperature rises according to a study from the Wildlife Conservation Society. They say 80 percent of the 94 ecological processes that form the fundamental basis of...
November 2, 2016 Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified CropsSource: NY Times
But an extensive examination by The New York Times indicates that the debate has missed a more basic problem — genetic modification in the United States and Canada has not accelerated increases in crop yields or led to an overall...
October 27, 2016 World wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years'Source: BBC
The Living Planet assessment, by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and WWF, suggests that if the trend continues that decline could reach two-thirds among vertebrates by 2020.
Source: The Guardian
We have enough data this year to call 2016 as the hottest year ever record – and we have three more months left to go.
October 20, 2016 2 quake faults in the Bay Area could rupture together, causing major devastation, scientists saySource: LA Times
The most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new study finds
Source: The Guardian
Annual human and economic cost of tainted air runs to 712,000 lost lives and £364bn, finds Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
October 13, 2016 US energy emissions fall to 25-year lowSource: Climate Change News
Mild weather, booming renewable energy and massive declines in coal consumption contribute to falling greenhouse gas pollution
September 26, 2016 'Groundbreaking' Study Links Texas Earthquakes to Wastewater Injection From FrackingSource: EcoWatch
Even though scientists are pretty certain that wastewater injection from fracking and conventional drilling has led to the unprecedented spate of earthquakes rollicking Oklahoma, Texas and other states in recent years. Definitive...
September 22, 2016 Pesticide manufacturers' own tests reveal serious harm to honeybeesSource: The Guardian
Bayer and Syngenta criticised for secrecy after unpublished research obtained under freedom of information law linked high doses of their products to damage to the health of bee colonies
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