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31/8/2014
A crack in a house’s foundation, if not repaired, can continue to grow, ultimately destabilizing the structure and rendering it uninhabitable. Its occupants must then move to another home. But the world’s population cannot move somewhere else. ...   
31/8/2014
Gambel oak and other shrubs whose roots survived a lightning-sparked wildfire in 2013 sprout on many slopes once dominated by ponderosa pines. Black, mangled masses of wood and dead barley plants loom over the new growth, which also includes ...   
30/8/2014
Perhaps former President Theodore Roosevelt said it best when he addressed a Buffalo audience in 1910, most likely in his trademark fist-pounding, cantankerous style. "Civilized people,' Mr. Roosevelt said, "should be able to dispose of ...   
30/8/2014
Environmentalists in Colorado may have lost a rallying cry this year when efforts to limit fracking didn't make the ballot, but that hasn't stopped eco-activists from painting a big, green bull's-eye on the state. Several national groups ...   
29/8/2014
If you think the drought in California is bad, you ain't seen nothing yet. New research indicates that climate change is giving a boost to the odds of long-term drought across the Southwest. The research, published Thursday in the ...   
27/8/2014
Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decade long drought is at least 50 percent, and the chances of a "megadrought" -- one that lasts over 30 years -- ranges from 20 to 50 percent ...   
27/8/2014
THE COUNTRY is about to see its fiercest climate-change battle. After years of congressional inaction, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is applying new rules to curb greenhouse-gas emissions from cars, trucks and — most ...   
27/8/2014
Runaway growth in the emission of greenhouse gases is swamping all political efforts to deal with the problem, raising the risk of “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts” over the coming decades, according to a draft of a major new United ...   
27/8/2014
When Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott last month steered through Parliament repeal of the country's carbon pricing mechanism, he was cheered on by business associations representing major international and domestic companies.They ...   
27/8/2014
Cheers to the Washington Post for (finally) taking human-caused climate change seriously enough to launch a series of editorials demanding a change in both dialogue and action. Jeers for suggesting the paper will now be "more inclined to take ...   
26/8/2014
Methane streaming from the seafloor at ~425 meters (1400 ft) water depth offshore Virginia. Such naturally occurring methane seeps are a bonanza for scientists trying to understand undersea methane's responses to climate ...   
26/8/2014
Trash burning around the globe is worsening air pollution, pumping more emissions into the atmosphere than previously thought, according to a new study. More than 40 percent of the world's garbage is burned in such fires, emitting gases ...   
26/8/2014
Open burning of trash, as seen here in General Santos, Philippines, is a global phenomenon that has significant effects on air quality. Credit: Photo courtesy Global Environment Facility [Click to enlarge image] Unregulated trash burning ...   
25/8/2014
New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown has added his name to the list of Republicans who have dismissed the science behind climate change, despite previously stating that global warming is real. During a GOP primary debate on ...   
25/8/2014
Gov. Rick Scott sat down with the scientists. We commend the governor for meeting with some of Florida's brightest minds on the threat of human-induced climate change and sea level rise. But we're disappointed to hear that the scientists left the ...   
25/8/2014
Our global environment has many problems. If the high volume of carbon emission is one, the low level of intellectual engagement with some of the major environmental challenges is surely another. There are, of course, many engaging and ...   
25/8/2014
One of the country’s leading climate scientists, Dr. Michael Mann, has been harassed, threatened, and berated for his views that human actions are contributing to global climate change. But not just from anonymous commenters on websites -- from ...   
25/8/2014
Ahead of the UN climate summit which is to be organized in New York on September 23 to give a political push to future negotiations, Indian scientists on Friday emphasized the need to take urgent steps to address the issue of climate change that ...   
24/8/2014
In July, when the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced it would move forward with its plan to construct an "ice wall" around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's failed reactors, it seemed like a step backwards. In June, the ...   
23/8/2014
The Climate Swerve | Photo, New York Times
AMERICANS appear to be undergoing a significant psychological shift in our relation to global warming. I call this shift a climate “swerve,” borrowing the term used recently by the Harvard humanities professor Stephen Greenblatt to describe a ...   
23/8/2014
Carbon capture and storage can cut up to 90 percent of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. With more than a dozen false starts, the technology has yet to be demonstrated on a commercial scale. Two projects nearing completion could soon ...   
22/8/2014
Perhaps nothing better exemplifies the spinelessness, hypocrisy and turpitude of prime minister Tony Abbott's position on climate change than his comments on 3AW in December 2009: "Climate change is real. But I think there are lots of legitimate ...   
22/8/2014
Walking along the waterfront in Fort Lauderdale and admiring the 60-foot yachts docked alongside impressive homes, it's hard to imagine that this city could suffer the same financial fate as Detroit. But it is almost as hard to imagine how they ...   
22/8/2014
Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has taken another step in campaigning for environmental causes by deciding to voice Green World Rising, a series of short films on climate change. DiCaprio, who has also produced the movies through the ...   
21/8/2014
Temperatures at Earth's surface aren't rising as fast as they did in the 1990s, even though the amount of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continues to increase steadily. This apparent hiatus in global warming has been fodder for ...   

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