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March 22, 2013 US drought likely to worsen in 2013Source: The Hindu
The annual spring outlook from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted hotter, drier conditions across much of the US, including parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas, where farmers have been fighting to hang...
March 22, 2013 Here comes Team Obama's carbon taxSource: Fox News
The Treasury Department’s Office of Environment and Energy has finally begun to turn over documents about its preparations for a carbon tax in response to transparency warrior Chris Horner’s Freedom of Information Act request....
March 22, 2013 Apple makes renewable energy push with solar, fuel cellsSource: Reuters
Apple Inc now runs its largest U.S. data center entirely on renewable energy, with a majority of the power generated on-site from solar panels and fuel cells, the company's chief financial officer, Peter Oppenheimer, said on...
China’s proposed national carbon market will not launch in 2015 as originally suggested after the country told the World Bank it will not begin work on it for another two years.
March 21, 2013 How Global Warming Went Cold in AmericaSource: Huff Post
Even before liftoff, the fight against global warming has become grounded in America. Whenever a potential breakthrough appears on the horizon, either the left or the right throws a challenge to stall the solution.
March 21, 2013 Climate change tipping points: Yes or No'
Record Searchlight - Three weeks ago Michael Marshall wrote in New Scientist, "ONE climate domino has fallen, and it may start toppling others." Referring to a recent study that "outlined an interconnected web of climate tipping...
Educationists and student groups have joined environmental organisations to condemn government plans to drop debate about climate change from the national curriculum for under-14-year-olds in English schools.
March 19, 2013 Antero Reservoir To Be Drained To Save Water SupplySource: CBS
This May the Antero Reservoir will be drained to save water supply because of the drought. The reservoir is located southwest of Fairplay. It has the highest evaporation rate of any of Denver Water’s reservoirs. The water will...
Source: The Raw Story
Greener cars that use alternative fuels could help the United States slash its greenhouse gas emissions from everyday driving a full 80 percent by 2050, according to a scientific study out Monday.
March 19, 2013 Study: Climate change to worsen hurricane storm surgeSource: USA Today
The frequency of extreme storm surges — the deadly and devastating walls of water that roar ashore during hurricanes — is projected to increase by as much as 10 times in coming decades because of warming temperatures, the study...
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