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December 30, 2015 Storm Brings Chaos to U.K. as North Braces for More FloodingSource: Bloomberg
Another storm battered the north and west of the U.K., causing chaos to transportation and leaving thousands of people without electricity or facing more flooding in what’s been the wettest December on record for parts of the...
Recent deluges have engulfed towns, homes, fields and roads in deadly floodwater. Though the storms are gone, the rivers have kept rising from Texas to Illinois.
December 30, 2015 More Chinese Cities Issue Pollution Red Alerts
Voice of America - Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, told VOA earlier this week that China issued the red alert partly to justify more radical pollution-fighting measures, such...
December 30, 2015 Northern part of Great Salt Lake hits historic low levelSource: Washington Post
SALT LAKE CITY — Drought has caused water levels in the northern portion of Utah’s Great Salt Lake to drop to a historic low for the second year in a row, according to state and federal officials.
December 30, 2015 California's Ongoing Drought Puts 58 Million Trees In DangerSource: Nature World News
New laser-imaging tools from Carnegie Institution for Science's Airborne Observatory (CAO) combined with satellite data reveal the devastating impacts of California's ongoing drought. Since 2011, nearly 888 million trees have...
December 29, 2015 COP21 agreement in Paris recognises power of nature to address climate
Eco-business - The hard work of delivery begins now. The security of nations and humanity depends upon the reduction of emissions and the protection of nature, said Peter Seligmann, Conservation International Chairman and CEO....
December 29, 2015 5 Best Climate Lies of 2015
The Blaze - Besides why start with 1979 rather than 1974 as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change once did in one of its reports' So in order to stop the (non-existent) warming, leaders and activists met in Paris a few...
December 29, 2015 Water reform is 'needed in Asia'
BBC Online - The report will be presented on Tuesday to the World Water Week conference in Stockholm. The study was carried out by the International Water Management Institute and the United Nations Food and Agriculture...
December 29, 2015 Tech giants spot opportunity in forecasting China's smogSource: Reuters
Air pollution in China could be big business. Two of the world's largest technology firms, IBM and Microsoft, are vying to tap the nascent, fast-growing market for forecasting air quality in the world's top carbon emitters
December 28, 2015 Christmas time storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in U.S.Source: Reuters
Storms hit the U.S. South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel...
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