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April 15, 2015 Why Is The US West Drying Out? The Answer May Lie In The Pacific Ocean

Source: Tech Times

The droughts afflicting states in the Western U.S., as well as a general drying out that began with the turn of this century, has its roots even further west — in the winds of the Pacific Ocean, researchers say.

April 14, 2015 Hillary Clinton May Take Strong Stance on Global Warming

Source: Scientific America

Over the past year, she has toughened her rhetoric against climate science-denying Republicans and recently brought on former White House adviser John Podesta, architect of Obama's climate strategy, to run her campaign.

April 14, 2015 Scrap fossil fuel subsidies now and bring in carbon tax, says World Bank chief

Source: The Guardian

Poor countries are feeling “the boot of climate change on their neck”, the president of the World Bank has said, as he called for a carbon tax and the immediate scrapping of subsidies for fossil fuels to hold back global warming.

April 14, 2015 Dutch government in court over failure to act on climate change

Expatica - This is the target developed by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî. The reduction is needed to create a 50 percent chance of avoiding a dangerous two Celsius rise in global temperatures, the...

April 14, 2015 China to surpass U.S. as top cause of modern global warming

Source: Reuters

China is poised to overtake the United States as the main cause of man-made global warming since 1990, the benchmark year for U.N.-led action, in a historic shift that may raise pressure on Beijing to act.

April 13, 2015 California Farmers Gulp Most Of State's Water, But Say They've Cut Back

OPB - "Farmers in the San Joaquin Valley have been the only ones to have their water actually completely cut off," said Dave Puglia, senior vice president with the Western Growers Association. Puglia likens the zero percent water...

April 13, 2015 Climate-Change Activists Consider the Necessity Defense

Source: The New Yorker

They decided to attempt a necessity defense, or justification, which holds that otherwise illegal activity is legal in certain situations, in addition to a First Amendment case related to the police’s dispersal of the protest.

April 13, 2015 US power sector emissions poised to fall to two-decade low

REVE - The result, according to research firm Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî (BNEF): CO2 emissions from the power sector should drop to their lowest level since 1994. Three factors will combine to make 2015 one for...

April 10, 2015 US carbon pollution set for 2015 drop as coal plants close

Responding To Climate Change - Record numbers of US coal-fired power plants are set to close this year, and analysts at Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî (BNEF) say this will likely see power sector emissions drop 15.4%...

April 10, 2015 What's Causing Weird Weather? Blame a 'Warm Blob' of Water

Source: NBC News

What's behind the weirdly warm and dry weather in the West, and the weirdly wet and cold weather in the East? Two studies point to a huge "warm blob" of water that's been lurking off the U.S. West Coast. The long-lived patch,...

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