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March 13, 2015 Cold weather chills U.S. retail sales; jobs market firming

Source: Reuters

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in February as harsh weather kept consumers from auto showrooms and shopping malls, tempering the outlook for first-quarter growth and a June interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve.

March 12, 2015 Same forces as today caused climate changes 1.4 billion years ago

Source: Space Daily

Natural forces have always caused the climate on Earth to fluctuate. Now researchers have found geological evidence that some of the same forces as today were at play 1.4 billion years ago.

March 12, 2015 Whose science is it anyway' Fla. climate change ban latest in 'war on science'

The Christian Science Monitor - Moreover, with the rise of social media, "we're in a era where anyone can pretend to be an expert on any topic," says Michael Halpern, program manager for the îUnion of Concerned...

March 12, 2015 Science Group Urges Strong Greenhouse Gas Rule

Transport Topics - The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî wants two federal agencies to set a rigorous standard for improvement in their rule on greenhouse gas emissions by heavy- and medium-duty trucks, which is due by...

March 10, 2015 Facing the Flood

The Quad - Powerful storms can cause flooding around Massachusetts Bay and the Charles River. And Brenda Ekwurzel, Lead Climate Scientist from the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî said in an interview that the...

March 9, 2015 Why fresh water shortages will cause the next great global crisis

Source: The Guardian

Last week drought in São Paulo was so bad, residents tried drilling through basement floors for groundwater. As reservoirs dry up across the world, a billion people have no access to safe drinking water. Rationing and a battle to...

March 9, 2015 Egypt to Save Over US $2.4 Billion Annually, Cut CO2 Emissions by 13%, Water Consumption by 40% and Create 8 Million New Jobs, Through Transition to Green Economy

Source: Reuters

Cairo - A shift to a green economy pathway could lead Egypt to achieve annual savings of over US$1.3 billion in the agriculture sector, and US$1.1 billion in the water sector, as well as a 13 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions,...

March 9, 2015 Climate change must stay on political agenda, say protesters

Source: The Independent

London - Thousands of climate change activists marched on the Houses of Parliament yesterday to urge politicians to start taking global warming seriously. The march, called “Time to Act”, was designed to increase support for...

March 9, 2015 After much ado, El Niño has officially been declared

Source: Quartz

Just when everyone had pretty much written it off, the El Niño event that has been nearly a year in the offing finally emerged in February and could last through the spring and summer, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

March 9, 2015 EU Agrees on 40% Carbon-Reduction Pledge for UN Climate Summit

Source: Bloomberg

The European Union agreed to submit the goal of cutting greenhouse gases by at least 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030 to a global climate conference in a bid to retain its leading role in the battle against global warming

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