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July 21, 2015 Arctic Sea Ice Rebounded—But the Melting Hasn’t StoppedSource: Time
Arctic sea ice volume increased by more than a quarter after the summers of 2013 and 2014 as a result of unusually cool temperatures, a deviation from the general downward trend of ice levels, according to new research published...
July 20, 2015 In Greenland, climate change is already hard at workSource: CBS News
Temperatures continued to rise, and glaciers kept shrinking. The impact has been dramatic in Greenland, the huge ice-covered island between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans
July 20, 2015 What ever happened with Europe's fracking boom?Source: DM.com
The Netherlands has banned fracking until 2020. Over the past several years, a number of other European countries declared a ban on exploiting new natural gas deposits. So, is the apparent European shale gas boom over?
Source: NBC News
ATHENS, Greece — Greeks woke up Monday morning to a new era: banks were finally open after being closed down for three weeks but new taxes meant coffee, tea and even condoms all cost more.
Source: Memphis Daily News
SAN FRANCISCO – Google's stock roared out of a long slumber Friday to produce the biggest shareholder windfall in U.S. history as investors rewarded the Internet company for promising to curb its spending on risky projects.
July 20, 2015 First FAA-Approved Drone Delivery in U.S. is SuccessfulSource: PC Mag
A medicine-delivering drone from Flirtey completed the first-ever FAA-approved package delivery on Friday, bring supplies to a rural hospital in southwest Virginia. Said trip normally takes 90 minutes of driving (on winding...
July 20, 2015 Angela Merkel signals conditions for Greek debt talksSource: FT.com
Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is willing to discuss easing debt repayment terms if Athens complies with the conditions of a third bailout.
July 19, 2015 Japan pledges 26% emissions cut by 2030
Phys.org - According to the UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), a two degree C pathway requires greenhouse gas cuts of 40-70 percent by 2050 compared to levels in 2010âand to zero or below...
July 19, 2015 Report: Power Plant Carbon Emissions on Decline
Government Technology - Mindy Lubber, president of îsustainabilityî nonprofit îCeresî and one the reportâs benefactors, told Fierce Energy that the information found by the study demonstrates a...
Source: The Guardian
Climate change is what the world’s population perceives as the top global threat, according to research conducted by the Pew Research Center, with countries in Latin America and Africa particularly concerned about the issue.
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