Monthly Archives: January 2016

With climate, fertilizing oceans could be zero-sum game

ScienceDaily: Scientists plumbing the depths of the central equatorial Pacific Ocean have found ancient sediments suggesting that one proposed way to mitigate climate warming–fertilizing the […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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In India, government aid helps carmakers go green and cheap to fight smog crisis

Reuters: Carmakers are gearing up to launch affordable hybrid and electric cars for India in the next few years, executives said, lured by government incentives […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Future for charismatic pika not as daunting as once feared

ScienceDaily: The American pika is thought by many biologists to be a prime candidate for extirpation as the planet continues to warm, done in by […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Ethiopia seeks donor support to meet drought needs

Reuters: Ethiopia urged international donors on Sunday to offer aid promptly for relief operations to support 10.2 million people critically short of food, and said […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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New Satellite Collects Sea Level Data to Monitor Climate Change

Voice of America: Scientists from the U.S. and Europe have a new eye in the sky monitoring the world’s oceans.The Jason-3 satellite, launched on January […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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United Kingdom: Spending watchdog to examine scrapping £1bn carbon capture plan

Guardian: The National Audit Office is to investigate George Osborne’s decision to scrap a £1bn prototype carbon capture scheme which cost the taxpayer at least […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Human impacts on climate caused record warm years

Environmental News Network: Recent record warm years are with extremely high likelihood caused by human-made climate change. Without greenhouse-gas emissions from burning coal and oil, […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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How do we define climate pollution’s cost to society?

High Country News: In a 2007 ruling on a dispute concerning fuel economy standards for cars, a judge sent a clear message to federal agencies. […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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The dark side of clean energy in Mexico

Truthout: A palm hat worn down by time covers the face of Celestino Bortolo Teran, a 60-year-old Indigenous Zapotec man. He walks behind his ox […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Ted Cruz keeps saying satellites don’t show global warming. Here’s the problem

Washington Post: Last week, when NASA and NOAA jointly announced that 2015 was the hottest year on record by a sizable margin, the news may […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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