Monthly Archives: April 2015

California wildfire conditions are a “recipe for disaster”

Grist: On Monday, 200 firefighters evacuated an upscale residential neighborhood in Los Angeles as they responded to a wildfire that had just broken out in […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Turning to Bacteria to Fight the Effects of Climate Change

Scientific American: Recently the United Nations warned that the world could suffer a 40 percent shortfall in water by 2030 unless countries dramatically cut consumption. […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Climate change could push a sixth of species to extinction: study

Reuters: Climate change could drive up to a sixth of animals and plants on Earth to extinction unless governments cut rising greenhouse gas emissions, according […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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How Forest Fragmentation Threatens Biodiversity

EcoWatch: The U.S. currently has 59 national parks, protecting more than 210,000 square miles of land with several more public lands being preserved on state […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Climate change could eventually claim a sixth of the world’s species

Science: Up to one-sixth of the species on Earth could disappear if climate change remains on its current course, according to a new analysis of […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Bernie Sanders swoops into presidential race w/ high climate-hawk ranking

Grist: A new ranking of U.S. senators based on their climate activism puts presidential candidate Bernie Sanders among the top “climate hawks.” The Vermont independent, who […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Nations miss climate fund deadline

Agence France-Presse: Nations missed a self-imposed deadline to firm up pledges worth $4.7 billion (4.2 billion euros) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) by Thursday, […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Coral in crisis

Garden Island: Rising ocean temperatures may be part of the answer to a mystery state scientists are trying to uncover: What’s causing a deadly disease […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Climate change a risk to health of Australians: Report

AAP: Doctors and scientists fear global warming will lead to more disease, death and violent conflicts as nations fight for food and water. In […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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California sets tough new targets to cut emissions

BBC: California has stepped up its attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by setting tough new targets for 2030. Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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