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Source: The Independent
London - Thousands of climate change activists marched on the Houses of Parliament yesterday to urge politicians to start taking global warming seriously. The march, called “Time to Act”, was designed to increase support for...
March 9, 2015 After much ado, El Niño has officially been declaredSource: Quartz
Just when everyone had pretty much written it off, the El Niño event that has been nearly a year in the offing finally emerged in February and could last through the spring and summer, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
March 9, 2015 Fukushima residents torn over nuclear waste storage planSource: Reuters
Some 2,300 residents who own plots of land in Futaba and Okuma which the government needs for the waste plant face what many describe as an impossible choice. The storage site will be built if the government can lease or buy...
The European Union agreed to submit the goal of cutting greenhouse gases by at least 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030 to a global climate conference in a bid to retain its leading role in the battle against global warming
March 9, 2015 Too many cooks: How Europe undercut its climate goals with a mishmash of green policies
The Week Magazine - If one green energy program is a good idea, youâd think two would be even better. But as the experience of Europe shows, some efforts to get renewable energy up and running can undercut or negate other...
Salem News - Combined land and ocean surface temperatures have warmed 0.85 of a degree Celsius since 1880, according to the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, a group established in 1988 by the United...
Source: Greentech Media
New federal statistics out this week have shed more light solar and wind energy’s emerging role in keeping the country’s lights on. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, 2014 saw non-hydro renewable energy...
Source: The Guardian
A long-anticipated El Niño has finally arrived. The US National Weather Service on Thursday proclaimed the phenomenon is now in place. It? involves a warming of a certain patch of the central Pacific that changes weather patterns...
March 6, 2015 We are killing the environment one hamburger at a timeSource: Business Insider
In terms of dollars and cents, you might not be paying much for that burger, but when you tally up all the resources — land, water, greenhouse gases — that go into or come out of raising the cow that produces the beef... well, it...
March 6, 2015 Sin City's Thirst Is Drying Up the WestSource: Bloomberg
Casino resorts, five of which are Southern Nevada’s largest commercial water users, labor unions and the developer of a 22,500-acre mini-city west of Las Vegas argue their future depends on the water supply that the church,...
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