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Source: Science Recorder
Rapid, catastrophic die-offs in which hundreds or even thousands of one particular species die all at once are eerie and disturbing to observe. Determining the cause or causes of such events can be difficult. A new report on the...
January 15, 2015 2014 Executive Compensation Survey of Privately-Held CompaniesSource: Digital Journal
Compensation Resources, Inc. (CRI) recently released the results of its 2014 Executive Compensation Survey of Privately-Held Companies. The purpose of this study was to obtain compensation data of twelve key executive positions...
January 15, 2015 New Climate Change Study Just 400 Pages Of Scientists Telling Americans To Read Previous Climate Change StudiesSource: The Onion
Co-authored by several dozen of the nation’s top climatologists, a new climate change study released Wednesday by the U.S. Global Change Research Program reportedly consists of 400 pages in which scientists just tell Americans to...
January 14, 2015 New Study Identifies How Cities Can Cut Energy Use by 25% by 2050
Sustainable Cities Collective - At present, according to the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), urban areas consume between 67% and 76% of global energy and generate about three quarters of global...
Source: CGMA Magazine
More than 60% of executives who receive long-term incentives believe the incentives motivate them to remain at their current company, according to a new global survey. A majority of executives have seen pay increases in the past...
January 14, 2015 New Sustainability Research by MIT Sloan Management Review, The Boston Consulting Group, and the UN Global Compact Sees Collaboration and Board Engagement as Critical to Sustainability SuccessSource: 3BLMedia
Ninety Percent of Executives Agree That Businesses Need to Collaborate to Address the Sustainability Challenges They Face. Eighty-Six Percent Say That the Board Should Play a Strong Role in a Company’s Sustainability Efforts.
January 14, 2015 BPA-free? Plastic alternative BPS may not be safer, after allSource: CTV News
A University of Calgary study has found that a common ingredient in consumer products can cause hyperactivity in zebrafish. Bisphenol A, a chemical used to make household plastics and epoxy resins, is produced in large quantities...
January 13, 2015 Climate Change Could Cost Society 6 Times More Than We ExpectedSource: Headlies & Global News
New research suggests the "social cost" of carbon could be up to six times higher than the value the U.S. uses to guide its energy regulations. A recent U.S. government study concluded an additional ton of carbon dioxide emitted...
January 13, 2015 Environment, not cash, encourages L.A. residents to save electricitySource: LA Times
According to UCLA researchers, the least effective way to get a Los Angeles family to save electricity is by telling them how much they'll save in the process -- mostly because it's not a whole lot. Instead, researchers said it...
Source: International Business Times
Small volcanic eruptions may have been slowing global warming for over a decade, according to a new study with results that are in line with previous findings that vast quantities of ash and gases ejected from volcanoes can have...
DC Cbslocal - LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) â The epicenter of this yearâs Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the largest in history, may be a climbing tree popular with children in a southeastern Guinea village, according to a...
January 12, 2015 USGS: Fewer Large Earthquakes in 2014
Occupational Health&Safety - Earthquakes caused about 664 deaths in 2014, including 617 who died in the magnitude 6.1 quake in Ludian Xian, Yunnan, China, on Aug. 3, as reported by the îUnited Nationsî Office for...
Source: Washington Post
WASHINGTON -– American medical professionals specializing in respiratory conditions and critical care are concerned about what climate change may mean for patient health, a new survey finds.
Source: National Geographic
Canada's tar sands need to stay in the ground, the oil beneath the Arctic has to remain under the sea, and most of the world's coal must be left untouched in order to prevent global temperatures from rising more than 2°C, a study...
January 6, 2015 Tropical Forests Fight Carbon Better Than We HopedSource: Nature World News
And just when we thought it was all bad news, a study recently led by NASA experts has revealed that the Earth's tropical forests are somehow absorbing more carbon dioxide (CO2) than experts thought possible, taking the harmful...
January 6, 2015 Human influence through greenhouse gas emissions proved
South China Morning Post - Bailey ("Sea levels rising since last ice age", December 24). According to the report of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî www.climatechange2013.org which represents the...
December 4, 2006 Executive Compensation at Private and Public CollegeSource: The Chronicle of Higher Education
he Chronicle‘s executive-compensation package includes the latest data on more than 1,200 chief executives at more than 600 private colleges from 2008-15 and nearly 250 public universities and systems from 2010-16.
Expanding agriculture is the biggest driver of deforestation around the world, and giving local residents greater control over forested land leads to better environmental management, forest researchers said on Wednesday.
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