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September 26, 2013 Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock can be cut by 30%, says FAOSource: Guardian
Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock could be cut by up to 30% if farmers adopt better techniques without having to overhaul entire production systems, according to a study released on Thursday by the UN Food and Agriculture...
September 25, 2013 S&P 500 Companies Leading on Climate Change Action Have Doubled in Number, According to CDP's Annual Analysis of US Companies Compiled by PwCSource: Sacramento Bee
Two new studies released at the New York Stock Exchange by CDP – formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, in conjunction with PwC and Sustainable Insight Capital Management, Inc. (SICM), respectively demonstrate that CDP...
September 17, 2013 CO2 fears Overrated, says UN report
topnews.net.nz - But it now seems that the issue has touched the heads of environmental intelligentsia and they are finding the limit of this explanation. The United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî...
September 17, 2013 NOAA Releases Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Dataset
eponline.com - Available online, it includes more than 2 million chemical analyses of sediment, tissue, water, and oil, as well as toxicity testing results and related documentation collected by federal agencies, state...
September 12, 2013 Hit or Miss? Extreme Weather vs. Climate ChangeSource: Discovery.com
The study “Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective,” released by the American Meteorological Society (AMS), analyzed 12 different events from 2012. Here are the six events they tied to human-induced climate...
September 10, 2013 Europe says its own biofuels policies increase food costs 50%, drive deforestation
Grist - Two new studies that came out in Europe during the last couple of days show that biofuel mandates are causing consumers far more pocketbook pain â and contributing more to deforestation and climate pollution â...
September 10, 2013 A Climate Alarm, Too Muted for SomeSource: NY Times
This month, the world will get a new report from a United Nations panel about the science of climate change. Scientists will soon meet in Stockholm to put the finishing touches on the document, and behind the scenes, two big...
The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was expected to delivery its fifth Assessment Report (AR5) next month, but over the past weekend, a draft of that report was leaked to Reuters, which reported...
August 19, 2013 More Certainty Humans Cause Climate Change
blogforiowa.com - The fifth assessment report, part one, from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî is due to be published in September. Think Progress has obtained a draft copy in advance and the report...
August 15, 2013 Short-term action needed to meet 2° warming goal – reportSource: Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – International pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are nowhere near enough to limit global temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius by 2020, and countries will have to do much more...
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