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2/3/2015
At last week`s Conservative Political Action Conference, GOP chair Reince Priebus had some strong words about how President Barack Obama prioritizes threats to national security. "Democrats tell us they understand the world, but then ...   
2/3/2015
Despite a recent influx of snow and rain this past weekend, extremely low snowpack in the Sierra Nevada has conspired with warm temperatures to keep the state in the grips of one its worst droughts on record for at least another year.The ...   
2/3/2015
Manmade global warming helped spark the brutal civil war in Syria by doubling to tripling the odds that a crippling drought in the Fertile Crescent would occur shortly before the fighting broke out, according to a groundbreaking new study ...   
2/3/2015
It is not - as described in climatological models - the mass circulation of air which drives the hydrological cycle, but the hydrological cycle which drives the mass circulation of air. Imagine being in one of the wettest rainforests in ...   
27/2/2015
A new report from the World Resources Institute finds that dedicating land to the production of biofuels, a form of renewable energy made from plants, may undermine efforts to achieve a sustainable food future, combat climate change, and protect ...   
27/2/2015
Where’s the heat? Greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide, continue to be pumped into the atmosphere, but sometime around 1998, the rise in Earth’s average temperatures slowed, deviating from the rates predicted by models. Scientists have ...   
27/2/2015
In early 1998, some of the biggest fossil fuel companies in the world were hatching a plan to hijack the science of human-caused global warming. Representatives from major fossil fuel corporations and industry groups had joined forces ...   
27/2/2015
The Bank of England has acknowledged that climate change could have an impact on the financial markets in a research agenda. The paper also notes that the move to a low-carbon economy could leave fossil fuel assets ‘stranded’. The ...   
26/2/2015
According to technological optimists, in the next two or three decades, humanity will embark on a new era of possibility. Super-smart computers and other advances may even make certain types of less risky, large-scale climate actions a reality. ...   
26/2/2015
California's drought and warming climate could have disastrous effects on public health and infectious diseases, without drought-adaptation planning, state officials said Wednesday. Rising food costs and diabetes rates, increased ...   
24/2/2015
This tiny and isolated town of 400 cannot be reached by road. It lies on a fragile barrier island along the Chukchi Sea, 83 miles above the Arctic circle. And for generations, the Iñupiat people of the region have hunted gigantic bowhead whales ...   
24/2/2015
It`s not news that the ocean plays a role in climate change. It absorbs heat, sequesters carbon, releases carbon, impacts local weather patterns, etc. Hell, the ocean covers about 70 percent of the Earth`s surface, so it would be kind of shocking ...   
24/2/2015
President Obama on Tuesday vetoed the bill Congress passed this month forcing approval of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. But the project isn't dead yet, and the U.S. State Department's long approval process for the Keystone XL ...   
23/2/2015
U.S. coastal communities better start preparing for ocean acidification now, especially if we want scallops, oysters and other shellfish to keep appearing on our dinnerplates. That's the message of a new study that shows that ...   
23/2/2015
The European Union led the world in wheat production and exports in 2014-15. Yet Europe is also the region where productivity has slowed the most. Yields of major crops have not increased as much as would be expected over the past 20 years, based ...   
23/2/2015
Overcoming hunger and malnutrition in the 21st century no longer means simply increasing the quantity of available food but also the quality. Despite numerous achievements in the world's food systems, approximately 805 million people ...   
22/2/2015
The coal industry in the Hunter Valley could leave taxpayers with annual health bills running into the hundreds of millions of dollars and further mine expansion should be halted, a report released by 28 health groups says. The Coal and ...   
19/2/2015
"Renewable energy is essential for India to achieve energy swaraj (independence)." ~Railroads Minister Suresh Prabhu at RE-Invest 2015 Government officials (including Ministers of Finance, Power, Environment, & Railroads) and ...   
19/2/2015
When Antarctica grabbed headlines last year because of record-high sea ice levels circling the southernmost continent, it created confusion. Its increase was so at odds with the trend of dwindling sea ice, particularly in the Arctic, that it ...   
19/2/2015
Over the next decade Citigroup has committed to lending, investing and facilitating a total of $100 billion (£65bn) to finance activities that will reduce the impacts of climate change and create environmental solutions.The latest pledge ...   
18/2/2015
Selective logging is causing long-term changes to tropical forests in Africa by facilitating the growth of weeds and vines, which reduces plant diversity and diminishes carbon storage, reports a new paper published in the journal Ecological ...   
18/2/2015
UN climate talks in Geneva concluded Friday with an agreed formal draft negotiating text for a new global legally-binding climate deal in an environment one observer described as one of "common purpose and goodwill." More than 1,300 ...   
18/2/2015
After decades of obscurity, Paleo is now one of the fastest-growing diet trends. A 2013 survey found that one percent of Americans eat Paleo, which is based on the premise that our diets should be based on animals and plants, the way we ate when ...   
18/2/2015
Citigroup announced on Wednesday a commitment to lend, invest and facilitate $100 billion over the next 10 years to fund activities that mitigate the impacts of climate change. The initiative builds on one Citi launched in 2003, which ...   
18/2/2015
Last month, a group of marine experts -- including lead author Douglas McCauley, an ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara -- published a groundbreaking study in the journal Science that delivered a sobering message: The world’s ...   

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