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February 4, 2015 Californians use 22 percent less water, but more cuts loom

Source: SF Gate

December's rains enabled Californians to finally meet Gov. Jerry Brown's call for a 20 percent reduction in monthly water consumption, but more restrictions loom as the state adapts to long-term drought conditions

February 4, 2015 Can Sun and Wind Make More Salt Water Drinkable?

Source: National Geographic

February 4, 2015 World has not woken up to water crisis caused by climate change: IPCC head

Source: Reuters

NEW DELHI – Water scarcity could lead to conflict between communities and nations as the world is still not fully aware of the water crisis many countries face as a result of climate change, the head of the U.N. panel of climate...

February 3, 2015 Cities that meet air standards in China: 8

Source: CNN

Hong Kong—Only eight Chinese cities met the country's air quality standards in 2014, according to China's Ministry of Environmental Protection, although this was an improvement on 2013 when just three made the grade

February 3, 2015 Global warming slowdown is NOT down to climate model errors: Natural variations in the weather explain the 'pause', says study

Daily Mail - The UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî last year concluded that the deep oceans had been responsible for absorbing an increasing amount of heat, but warned that this could not continue...

February 3, 2015 Which Countries Are Most Likely to Be Wiped Out By Future Disasters?

Source: Gizmodo

The results of a new report show which countries are the most vulnerable to risk—and the most ready to respond when disaster strikes. Bigger storms and more flooding are some of the most most obvious ingredients in the risk stew...

February 2, 2015 14 of the 15 hottest years on record have occurred since 2000, UN says

Source: The Guardian

Fourteen of the 15 hottest years on record have occurred since 2000, according to the UN World Meteorological Organisation, as rising carbon emissions continue to trap heat and drive climate chan

February 2, 2015 Climate change, melting glaciers make Iceland spring upward like a trampoline

Source: Washington Post

Sea levels aren’t the only things rising due to climate change — swaths of land are too, including the nation of Iceland. That’s according to a new study published by a team of geologists from the University of Arizona. According...

February 2, 2015 Climate Change’s Bottom Line

Source: NY Times

To understand how the Risky Business Project came to be, it’s helpful to look at how the climate change battle has been waged over the years. In the early days, discussion was focused on fixing the problem and staving off...

January 30, 2015 The US is auctioning enough offshore wind to power the state of Connecticut

Quartz - Given Cape Windâs troubles, âitâs really important that people understand that offshore (wind) is moving forward in the US and needs to move forward in the US,â îUnion of Concerned...

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