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May 13, 2019 CO2 in the atmosphere just exceeded 415 parts per million for the first time in human historySource: Tech Crunch
For the first time in human history — not recorded history, but since humans have existed on Earth — carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has topped 415 parts per million, reaching 415.26 parts per million, according to sensors at...
April 23, 2019 Growing number of Americans think environment will be worse for next generation, CBS News poll findsSource: CBS
Americans give the U.S. just average or low marks on the progress it has made on protecting the environment and most believe the environment will be worse for the next generation of Americans.
Source: The Guardian
Almost every coal-fired power plant in the US is contaminating groundwater with unsafe levels of toxic pollution, according to the first comprehensive analysis of the consequences of coal ash waste disposal.
February 13, 2019 THIS SCARY MAP SHOWS HOW CLIMATE CHANGE WILL TRANSFORM YOUR CITYSource: Wired
THE CENTRAL CONTRADICTION of climate change is that it is at once the most epic problem that our species has ever faced yet it is largely invisible to the average human
February 12, 2019 Environment in multiple crises - reportSource: BBC
Politicians and policymakers have failed to grasp the gravity of the environmental crisis facing the Earth, a report claims.
Source: Weather Channel
Researchers for a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change say more than half of the world’s groundwater systems — the largest source of usable freshwater in the world — could take more than 100 years to...
January 16, 2019 Antarctica's ice is melting faster, raising risk of sea level riseSource: CBS News
In the "the longest-ever assessment" of Antarctica's ice mass, scientists are reporting a rapid increase in melting — a six-fold increase in yearly Antarctic ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017.
January 4, 2019 Electric Vehicle Sales Up 130% In 2018, 210% In Q4 2018 — US Electric Car Sales ReportSource: Clean Technica
The big electric vehicles sales stories these days are generally about the Tesla Model 3 walloping the competition. Nonetheless, we like to go back to our roots and explore overall electric vehicle growth at least once a quarter....
December 5, 2018 U.S. coal consumption drops to lowest level in nearly 40 yearsSource: NBC News
WASHINGTON — A federal report says Americans are using less coal this year than at any time since Jimmy Carter's presidency. That's despite the Trump administration's efforts to revive the country's coal industry.
Source: NBC News
Right now, one climate-linked disaster generally hits at a time, whether it’s forest fires destroying swathes of California, hurricanes flooding Texas and Louisiana and completely devastating Puerto Rico, or heat waves killing...
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