Research Forecasts Heavy Loss of Common Plants and Animals Due to Climate Change

Friday, June 7, 2013
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Researchers from the University of East Anglia forecasted the loss of more than half of common plants and one third of animals this century because of climate change…

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Google’s Timelapse Shows How Earth’s Surface Has Changed in 25 Years

Sunday, June 2, 2013
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Google has partnered with NASA, Time, and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to show the world how much the planet’s surface has changed in 25 years through its…

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Youth Leaders Launch Legal Action for Right to Safe Climate

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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One of the sobering realities of climate change is that it disproportionately affects those who are the least to blame for causing it: the youth and future generations….

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WWF Report Shows World’s Largest Companies Turning to Renewable Energy

Sunday, February 3, 2013
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60 percent of the world’s biggest companies have greenhouse gas reductions or renewable energy commitments, according to WWF’s recent report Power Forward: Why the World’s Largest Companies Are…

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An Overview of Climate Change Effects

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Climate change will affect everything from infrastructure to weather patterns. Photo Credit: Some rights reserved by EnvironmentBlog on Flickr.

The different possible ways of how climate change might affect the world  range from the major issues (extreme weather events, infrastructure failure, etc.) to the less urgent ones…

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Massive Sea Level Rise Might Have A Cooling Effect

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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A surprising side effect could result from a massive sea level rise, New Scientist reports. This is according to the unpublished work of climate scientist James Hansen of…

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Increase in Rainfall Linked to Health Risks

Friday, January 18, 2013

Photo Credit: Some rights reserved by schrierc on Flickr. Last year saw a range of historic weather extremes as the impact of global warming and climate change hit…

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Can Climate Silence Be Ended By A Sticky Meme?

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
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Climate change is at best a touchy topic. It has been linked to presidential elections, promoted as a moral issue, and analyzed for its polarizing effect on public…

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“Please No More Delays, No More Excuses”

Monday, December 24, 2012

“The Doha package represents a modest but important step forward,” says European commissioner for climate action Connie Hedegaard, New York Times IHT Rendezvous reports. This is precisely why this year’s United…

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Study Finds Big, Old Trees Are Dying Around The World

Friday, December 21, 2012
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Science published a report last week conducted by three of the world’s leading ecologists about the distressing rise in mortality rates of big, old trees in forests around the world, New…

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