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Source: Think Progress
It’s one of the most oft-used arguments put forth by climate deniers: that there has been “no global warming” for the last 17 years, as evidenced by a supposed lack of increase in global average surface temperature.
Time - âEach of the last three decades has been successively warmer at the Earthâs surface than any preceding decade since 1850,â according to a different study published by the îIntergovernmental Panel on...
August 25, 2014 Did Drought Lead to 6.0 Quake in California? Residents WonderSource: Latin Post
Recent reports that the earth's crust covering the Golden State region has risen a sixth of an inch, due to loss of groundwater amid the crippling drought throughout the western United States, has prompted residents in the...
August 25, 2014 5 Ways Climate Change Is Ruining Your BreakfastSource: Mother Jones
It would be bad enough if Nutella were the only food that melting ice caps and changing weather patterns are threatening to rob from the breakfast table. But no—the list of climate change's culinary casualties goes on. Here are...
August 25, 2014 'Green' bonds a hit among corporatesSource: National Multi Media
More global giants are investing in new initiatives to combat climate change. In May, utility company GDF Suez issued a green bond worth 2.5 billion euro, to support its ambitious development strategy in renewable energies and...
August 25, 2014 Turf removal in parched California, at a glanceSource: Washington Post
As more Californians tear out their lawns and plant drought-friendly gardens, many homeowners wonder how the effort will pencil out.
August 24, 2014 Don't be fooled by pause in global warming caused by 30 year cycle in ocean currents warn scientists
Daily Kos - According to the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), global average temperatures have increased by around 0.05C per decade in the period between 1998 and 2012. .... This compares with a...
The California dream of owning a house with a sparkling swimming pool is drying up for would-be swimmers in communities across the state as some local water districts have banned homeowners from filling empty pools in...
August 22, 2014 Drought Is Slightly Elevating Ground In U.S. West, Study FindsSource: Business Insider
LOS ANGELES - A drought has robbed the U.S. West of 63 trillion gallons (238 trillion liters) of water, and with all that weight off the land the ground in the region has risen by several millimeters, according to a study...
August 22, 2014 Global warming slowdown 'could last another decade'Source: BBC News
The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures could last for another 10 years, according to new research. Scientists have struggled to explain the so-called pause that began in 1999, despite ever increasing levels of CO2 in the...
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