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November 4, 2013 New Obama order aims to prepare communities for severe weatherSource: Reuters
In another move to address the impact of climate change, President Barack Obama ordered a bipartisan task force on Friday to help U.S. communities brace for longer heat waves, heavier downpours, more severe wildfires and worse...
November 4, 2013 Fracking at the corner of energy abundance and water scarcity
The Christian Science Monitor - There is no greater example of the water-energy nexus than the juncture where water meets the hydraulic fracturing process, or fracking, of natural gas and oil. This nexus has created a public ......
Source: The Register
Four of the best-known scientists espousing the belief that humanity's carbon emissions are an immediate and deadly threat have issued a statement begging their fellow greens to support nuclear power. Doctors James Hansen, Ken...
November 4, 2013 Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food SuppliesSource: NY Times
Climate change will pose sharp risks to the world’s food supply in coming decades, potentially undermining crop production and driving up prices at a time when the demand for food is expected to soar, scientists have found.
November 1, 2013 Climate Monster Found Lurking in Ocean DepthsSource: IEEE.com
An article appearing in the November 1 issue of Science magazine analyzes mid-depth Pacific Ocean temperatures going back 10,000 years and finds a drastic increase in the amount of heat being absorbed and stored by ocean waters...
National Journal - A report released by îMaplecroftî, a risk-analysis firm based in the U.K., shows that regions that will account for nearly a third of global economic output in the next 12 years are also extremely...
Climate scientists have called on one of Australia’s highest profile business leaders to apologise for accusing their profession of lacking integrity. The Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society described as a...
October 31, 2013 This is what it will look like when the Big One hits New York City
Grist - A year ago today, New Yorkers were emerging from their homes, surveying the damage wrought by one of the most powerful storms in history. Floodwaters were subsiding, but 750,000 city residents were without power â...
October 31, 2013 Why Global Warming Is Getting Worse And What We Can Do About It
Forbes - The real mind twister is this: why, given the worldwide popularity ... Automotive manufacturers have started to offer car sharing and ride sharing services. In the future they will do so using electric vehicles charged...
October 31, 2013 Climate Risk Lowest in Northern EuropeSource: National Journal
How imminent is the danger from climate change ... the Earth's countries by climate risk, Huffington Post reports, and Africa and Asia have the most reason to worry. Bangladesh, Guinea-Bissau, and Sierra Leone face the worst...
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