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December 29, 2014 Will governments attack global warming in 2015? Climate change effects may force actionSource: National Monitor
This year has been the warmest ever since mankind started keeping record 135 years ago, and with so much evidence now in the books that man-made global warming is happening, the big questions in scientists’ minds is: What will...
December 26, 2014 E.P.A. Wrestles With Role of Nuclear Plants in Carbon Emission RulesSource: NY Times
The agency is trying to complete a rule governing carbon emissions from power plants, and among the most complicated and contentious issues is how to treat existing nuclear power plants. Many of them are threatened with shutdowns...
December 26, 2014 The 5 most important developments in climate change in 2014Source: The Week
This year may go down as one of the more consequential years for action to prevent the worst effects of climate change. I have written in the past about why fighting climate change is proving to be such a challenge, but an...
December 26, 2014 2015: the year businesses recognize that climate change is real
theguardian.com - She previously served as îCSRwireîâs editorial director. This piece is part of the values-led business hub, which is funded by SC Johnson. All content is editorially independent except for...
4 Traders - Data was gathered from self-reported GHG emissions data from businesses and from estimates pulled from Thomson Reuters îAsset4î â a leading provider of environmental, social and corporate governance...
December 22, 2014 7 things Americans think are more plausible than global warmingSource: Salon
In a video that went viral this week, Bill O’Reilly has spoken, not only for himself but (generously) for the rest of America: “It’s easier to believe in a benevolent God and the baby Jesus than it is about some kind of theory...
December 22, 2014 Cornell creates sponges to stop carbon emissionSource: Ithica Journal
A research team led by Cornell Engineering Professor Emmanuel Giannelis has been working on ways to chemically trap carbon dioxide produced in natural gas and coal-burning plants. Current methods send gas exhaust through vats of...
December 22, 2014 When Elephants Go Extinct, They Will Take the Trees With Them
onegreenplanet.org - The îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî even goes as far as to assert that soil erosion in and of itself can destroy an entire civilization. The survival of the elephant is...
December 19, 2014 Climate change could cut 18 percent of world food production by 2050Source: PBS
Farmers are already suffering from droughts worsened by global climate change. A study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters found that by 2050, global climate change could cut world food production by 18...
December 19, 2014 Most Of The Coastal U.S. Will See Over 30 Days Of Flooding Due To Sea Level Rise, NOAA Projects
WASHINGTON -- Most coastal regions of the United States will see 30 or more days of flooding by 2050 thanks to sea level rise, according to new research the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released Thursday.
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