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May 20, 2014 National landmarks threatened by climate change

Source: USA Today

Climate change is putting historic and cultural landmarks around the USA at risk, according to a report released today by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a non-profit science advocacy organization based in Washington,...

May 19, 2014 Update on Climate Change: Trying to Reduce Poverty Through Climate Action

The Latin Post - Furthermore, according to a March report, titled "Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptations and Vulnerability," from the U.N. îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), scientists from the...

May 19, 2014 World Water Day 2014: The World's Thirstiest Places

Weather Underground - According to World Meteorological Organization secretary-general and îUN waterî chair Michel Jarraud ... causing more than $20 million in damage. îLos Angelesî Airport hit...

May 19, 2014 Sao Paulo Warned to Take Steps to Avoid World Cup Water Shortage

Businessweek - The îWorld Water Councilî is warning Sao Paulo, Brazilâs biggest city, to take emergency measures to conserve water as the region reels from a record drought or risk supply shortages during the...

May 19, 2014 Studies: Wildfires worse due to global warming

Source: Houston Chronicle

WASHINGTON - The devastating wildfires scorching Southern California offer a glimpse of a warmer and more fiery future, according to scientists and federal and international reports. In the past three months, at least three...

May 16, 2014 Study suggesting global warming is exaggerated was rejected for publication in respected journal because it was 'less than helpful' to the climate cause, claims professor

Daily Mail - The research, if made public, would be a huge challenge to the finding of the UNâs îIntergovernmental panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), that the global average temperature would rise by up to 4.5C if...

May 16, 2014 Climate Change ‘Biggest Issue in 2014 Proxy Season’

Source: Environmental Leader

Companies are more aware of the concerns of socially responsible investors in emerging and frontier markets, and are taking measures to address activists’ concerns, according a survey by Monitor Global Outlook. MGO, a new...

May 16, 2014 4 Ways You Can Make a Real Impact to Slow Climate Change

Mashable - A widely cited statistic shows the average food item in the U.S. has traveled 1,500 miles from farm to table. Food author îMichael Pollanî told nonprofit Nourish California, "If youâre in New York and...

May 16, 2014 100% of California Suffers From Severe Drought — or Worse

Source: 24/7 WallStreet

The federal government keeps a “Drought Monitor” for every state. Thursday, California’s water problems became so bad that the entire state was categorized as having “severe drought” — or worse. Portions of the state had worse...

May 16, 2014 Cutting CO2 emissions can yield benefits worth billions: Report

Economic Times - The study comes weeks after the UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) estimated the impact of policies to curb greenhouse gases worldwide would slow global economic growth by 0.06...

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