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The study shows that in the last year, the number of Americans who believe global warming is not happening has soared. In September 2012, 12% of Americans said they thought global warming was not happening. By November 2013, that...
January 15, 2014 Mapping the American Carbon Footprint, Down to the Last Zip Code [INTERACTIVE MAPS]Source: The Energy Collective
In the process of researching and writing our free eBook ’Emit This’ I mapped out the average American’s carbon footprint. The result was the tree map above which shows the typical spending of an American results in 19 t CO2e of...
January 9, 2014 Solving the Climate Crisis
truth-out.org - A new report by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), which combines the work of 2,000 scientists from 154 countries, drawing from millions of observations from more than 9,000...
December 27, 2013 Hockey sticks to huge methane burps: Five papers that shaped climate science in 2013
carbonbrief.org - This year, a particularly technical way to measure it made the leap from the quiet corridors of scientific institutes to the mainstream media. The Economist brought the issue to the masses in April by suggesting...
December 27, 2013 Study: Fracking saves waterSource: Daily Caller
Hydraulic fracturing conserves water compared to other energy-generation methods, according to a recent study that undermines claims by fracking opponents. Bridget Scanlon and a team of researchers at the Bureau of Economic...
December 26, 2013 World Climate Change- Moving from awareness to action
thewestsidestory.net - The reports which have been put forth by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, OECD, IMF, World Bank, and the International Renewable Energy Agency are credible enough to be accepted...
December 26, 2013 For crops, water shortage could double effect of climate changeSource: Futurity
Shortages of freshwater used for irrigation may double the detrimental effects of climate change on agriculture, according to a new analysis that combines climate, agricultural, and hydrological models. Researchers say a warmer...
December 19, 2013 21 Percent of Population Could Face Chronic Water Scarcity With Warming of 2 Degrees CelsiusSource: Ciccle of Blue
An increase in global temperatures by 2 degrees Celsius would likely result in chronic water scarcity—less than 1,000 cubic meters per person per year—for 21 percent of the global population, according to new climate models...
Source: CBS News
Areas known to have a high incidence of fracking with a history of drilling spills have higher levels of endocrine-disrupting chemicals that might harm the hormonal system, a new study revealed.
December 17, 2013 Water Scarcity Seen Worsening as Climate Changes, Study ShowsSource: Bloomberg
Climate change will increase the number of people at risk of absolute water scarcity by 40 percent this century, according to a German institute. Ten in 100 will have less than 500 cubic meters (132,000 gallons) of water...
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