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March 25, 2015 Future of coal, climate and communities debated at hearing
The Charleston Gazette - And Jeremy Richardson, a physicist and energy expert with the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, said that West Virginia could also follow the lead of Kentucky, which is using the coal...
March 25, 2015 Beijing schedules closure of final coal-fired power plants
Power Engineering - There is also a drive to restart its nuclear power programme. Emissions fell 2 per cent in China in 2013, the first decline since 2001, according to a Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî estimate based...
March 24, 2015 World Water Day overshadowed by shortage crisisSource: The Weather Channel
A new U.N. report revealed that the world could suffer a 40 per cent shortfall in water by 2030 unless dramatic changes are made.
March 24, 2015 Welcome to the 'Double El Niño' — and more extreme weatherSource: PRI.org
We’re about to experience a “double El Niño” — a rare weather phenomenon that climatologists had warned about several months ago.
March 23, 2015 Top China weather expert warns on climate changeSource: Business Insider
Beijing - China's top weather official has issued a stark warning on climate change, saying that rising temperatures could have "huge impacts" on the world's most populous country, state media reported Sunday.
Sydney Morning Herald - Energy and carbon research firm îRepuTexî stood by its forecasts that the emissions reduction fund on its own would achieve 80 to 120 million tonnes of carbon reduction. îRepuTexî's...
Currently, some 50 million or so Americans suffer from nasal allergies, but the number is going up, and researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Germany say a pair of pollutants linked to climate change could be...
March 23, 2015 Will California's drought affect hydroelectric power?Source: CS Monitor
For California, now in its fourth year of drought, the record low snowfall, in addition to the lack of rain, is beginning to hamper the state’s supply of hydroelectric energy. This winter California received only 12 percent of...
THE CONVERSATION - When asked for evidence to support her statement, a spokesperson for Senator Milne referred to a 2013 îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) report that said that âprecipitation...
Live Science - It would take about 100 years for the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to reduce to 37 percent of current levels, according to the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC). This...
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