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September 4, 2015 'ExxonMobil has its head in the sand and shareholders should be worried'Source: The Guardian
A few days before the New York Times reported that a federal auction in the Gulf of Mexico in August drew the lowest interest since 1986 – “the clearest sign yet that the fortunes of oil companies are skidding” – I found myself...
September 3, 2015 The West Is Burning And Due To Climate Change That May Be The New Normal
Politics USA - The Union of Concerned Scientists outline the problem as follows: Higher spring and summer temperatures and earlier spring snow-melt typically cause soils to be drier for longer, increasing the likelihood of...
September 3, 2015 Why General Mills is tackling global warmingSource: CBS News
General Mills (GIS), the corporate parent of Cheerios cereal, Betty Crocker baked products and Yoplait yogurt, is ringing the alarm bell about potential food shortages caused by global warming.
September 2, 2015 Could A Carbon Tax Prevent The Catastrophic Consequences Of Climate Change That Obama Fears?Source: Forbes
In recent days, President Obama has painted the risks of climate change in apocalyptic terms. Speaking in Anchorage, AK on Monday, Obama warned that without quick action to slow or reverse global warming, “entire nations will...
September 2, 2015 European drought impacts people and environmentSource: DW.com
It's official: Europe suffered a severe drought in June and July of 2015. This is according to the European Drought Observatory's analysis of data through the end of July.
Source: The Independent
Climate scientists are predicting that 2015 will be the hottest year on record “by a mile”, with the increase in worldwide average temperatures dramatically undermining the idea that global warming has stopped – as some...
September 2, 2015 Current El Nino climate event 'among the strongest'Source: BBC
The current El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The event occurs when the waters of the Pacific become exceptionally warm and distort...
September 1, 2015 Global fresh produce supply chain must consider climate change in order to ensure food safety
Phys.org - along with revised Codes of Practice for fresh produce at the global î??Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî?? (FAO)/World Health Organisation (WHO) Codex Alimentarius level. Project...
September 1, 2015 Effective Responses to Global Water Crisis Are Largely LocalSource: Circle of Blue
STOCKHOLM-– In developing effective responses to severe drought, national governments from around the world look to local programs as sources of innovation, according to a group of global water experts convened by Circle of Blue...
September 1, 2015 Three Cities Innovate Solutions for Tackling Water Scarcity
Sustainable Cities Collective - Today marks the end of î??World Water Weekî?? in Stockholm, where experts from across the globe convene to discuss the worldâ??s water issues. To further explore water stress...
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