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May 15, 2014 WRI Water Risk Map Launched on Bloomberg
Environmental Leader - The îWorld Resources Instituteîâs Aqueduct Overall Water Risk map is now integrated with Bloombergâs interactive mapping platform, BMAP, and is available to the more than 320,000...
Climate change is a "catalyst for conflict" and a "threat multiplier" posing a growing national-security threat to the U.S., a new report finds. Climate change does not only threaten the environment but also U.S. national...
If China doesn’t begin to limit its coal consumption by 2030, it will be “almost impossible” for the world avoid a situation where global warming stays below 2°C, a new study released Monday found.The study, led by the U.K.’s...
Source: The Guardian
Climate change caused by humans has made the likelihood of extreme rainfall similar to that seen in England this winter significantly higher, according to analysis seen by the Guardian. Rainfall events that would previously have...
April 30, 2014 “State of the Air” – Half of U.S. Live with Unhealthy AirSource: American Lung Association
The American Lung Association’s annual “State of the Air” report finds half of Americans still live in counties where ozone or particle pollutions levels make the air unhealthy to breathe. The 15th annual national report card...
Source: The Guardian
Diesel engines in buses, vans, cars and trains may be responsible for thousands of premature deaths a year and cost the NHS billions of pounds, say air pollution health experts. With government figures for 2008 showing 29,000...
April 25, 2014 Study links California drought to global warmingSource: SF Gate
WASHINGTON (AP) — While researchers have sometimes connected weather extremes to man-made global warming, usually it's not done in real time. Now a study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying...
April 20, 2014 China's New Bird Flu Might Put People at Risk, Report Says
Philadelphia Daily News - The danger posed by this virus should not be underestimated, warned study co-author Dr. Mingbin Liu, of the Nanchang City îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention. "A second case of H10N8...
April 17, 2014 Poll: 88 percent of Californians say there is 'a serious water shortage' in the stateSource: Mercury News
Nearly nine out of 10 Californians say the state is suffering from a “serious water shortage,” according to a new poll that confirms widespread concern over the lack of rain, diminished Sierra snowpack and low reservoir levels...
April 15, 2014 Global warming - just a giant natural fluctuationSource: Lab Product News
Montreal, QC - An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill...
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