Monthly Archives: January 2015

Obama Orders Rising Seas Built In to Building Standards

Climate Central: Flood risk from sea level rise brought about by climate change will have to be factored into the building standards of any new […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Americans Will Vote Climate-Loving Politicians, New Poll Suggests

LiveScience: Most Americans support government action to combat the effects of global warming and will likely vote for candidates who put forth a promising stance […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Obama Orders Higher Flood Risk Standard for Federal Projects

Environment News Service: Considering the risk of rising sea levels due to climate change, President Barack Obama today issued the nation`s first Federal Flood Risk […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Senators Vote in Circles about Global Warming and Keystone XL Pipeline

Scientific American: The U.S. Senate voted 62 to 36 yesterday to build the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline that would bring oil from tar sands in […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Thunderstorms Move Ozone Toward Surface of the Earth, Research Shows

Yale Environment 360: Thunderstorms move a significant amount of ozone from the stratosphere down toward the earth’s surface — a process that could have important […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Four Things to Know About Keystone XL

Climate Central: The Obama administration is under pressure from Congress to decide on the fate of the Keystone XL Pipeline after the Senate approved a […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Cleanup Yellowstone’s Icy Oil Spill Offers Cautionary Tales

National Geographic: On a muddy bluff overlooking the Yellowstone River, Paul Peronard watched as workers tried to mop up oil through holes drilled into the […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Nuclear Power Needs to Double to Curb Global Warming

Scientific American: Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan chilled global attitudes toward nuclear power, the world has been slowly reconciling its discomfort […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Racing Extinction: A Must-See Documentary of 2015, World Premier at Sundance

EcoWatch: Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah is one of the largest independent film festivals in the world, attracting some 50,000 attendees. This year’s […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Vertical Gardens Beat Soil Made Salty by Climate Change

Scientific American: The soil in Knolkhol village in southwest Bangladesh has become increasingly salty because of incursions of seawater. The situation became particularly acute in […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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