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August 31, 2017 Did climate change make recent extreme storms worse? (videoSource: PBS
Nature is taking a devastating toll in both the U.S. mainland and in countries like India, Bangladesh and Nepal, where monsoon rains are causing floods and hundreds of casualties. Directly attributing these individual weather...
August 31, 2017 Brazilian court blocks abolition of vast Amazon reserveSource: The Guardian
A Brazilian court has blocked an attempt by the president, Michel Temer, to open up swaths of the Amazon forest to mining companies after an outcry by environmental campaigners and climate activists.
August 30, 2017 How climate change could turn US real estate prices upside downSource: The Guardian
Floridians have long recognised climate’s threat to their homes. Amid the disaster wrought by Harvey, home buyers may look to higher ground
August 29, 2017 Here’s how climate change on Greenland will affect us allSource: City Metric
But Greenland is especially vulnerable to climate change, as Arctic air temperatures are currently rising at twice the global average rate. Environmental conditions are frequently setting new records: “the warmest”, “the...
August 24, 2017 'Alarmingly high' levels of arsenic in Pakistan's ground waterSource: BBC
Up to 60 million people in Pakistan are at risk from the deadly chemical arsenic, according to a new analysis of water supplies.
August 24, 2017 Exxon Misled the Public on Climate Change, Study SaysSource: NY Times
As Exxon Mobil responded to news reports in 2015 that said that the company had spread doubt about the risks of climate change despite its own extensive research in the field, it urged the public to “read the documents” for...
Source: Washington Post
The company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, which drew international attention for potentially endangering the water supply of Native American tribes in the Dakotas, accused Greenpeace and other environmental activists who...
NEW YORK- U.S. regulators assessing new gas pipelines must try to analyze their potential to increase greenhouse gas emissions before giving them the go-ahead, an appeals court ruled on Tuesday, in a decision that industry...
August 22, 2017 Agriculture a culprit in global warming, says U.S. researchSource: Reuters
NEW YORK- Agriculture has contributed nearly as much to climate change as deforestation by intensifying global warming, according to U.S. research that has quantified the amount of carbon taken from the soil by farming.
August 21, 2017 Volkswagen bringing back microbus in 2022Source: Fox 31 Denver
The ID Buzz concept van is an all-wheel-drive vehicle with electric motors in front and back. Together, the motors can produce 369 horsepower. That’s a vast improvement over the famously underpowered and slow original VW...
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