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Too few businesses are working with their suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study that praised 29 companies including General Motors, Sky and Sony Corp for taking the lead.
Source: The Guardian
Europe and northern hemisphere are warming at faster pace than the global average and ‘multiple climatic hazards’ are expected, says study
January 17, 2017 Parts of United States are heating faster than globe as a wholeSource: The Guardian
A new study shows the Northeast USA will reach the dangerous 2°C warming threshold faster than most of the rest of the planet
December 15, 2016 Is Climate Change Shrinking Glaciers? Likelihood Is 99 PercentSource: Live Science
And a new study found with 99 percent certainty that climate change is driving their retreat, or shrinkage, with the likelihood of any other factor causing such dramatic change estimated at 1 in 100,000, the researchers found.
December 14, 2016 EPA finds fracking can impact drinking water, shifts emphasis from earlier report to focus on risksSource: CNBC
The Environmental Protection Agency's final report on a five-year study finds hydraulic fracturing can in fact contaminate drinking water in some cases.
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.
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