Monthly Archives: February 2014

Congressman Raul Grijalva: Help Me Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

Congressman Raul Grijalva: Help Me Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline and Expose Conflicts of Interest.  Co-sign the letter to President Obama, urging him to reject the pipeline.. Another way to raise your voice and join the 80,000+ who have already … Continue reading

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US Keystone Pipeline Report Gets It Wrong: It’s Not Moving Oil, But Whether To Invest In It

US Keystone Pipeline Report Gets It Wrong: It’s Not Moving Oil, But Whether To Invest In It notes Richard Matthews at GlobalWarming Is Real. The report wrongly focuses on what is the safest mode for oil transport. Tar sands are … Continue reading

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Global Water Shortages Pose Threat Of Terror And War

Global Water Shortages Pose Threat Of Terror And War reports Suzanne Goldenberg at the UK Guardian. From California to the Middle East, huge areas of the world are drying up and a billion people have no access to safe drinking … Continue reading

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Half of Earth’s Vegetation Coverage Could Change by 2100

Half of Earth’s Vegetation Coverage Could Change by 2100 says a new study, reports Tim Radford at Climate News Network.  International researchers have looked at what the projected patterns of warming are likely to do to the planet’s mosaic of … Continue reading

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Losing Nemo: Tropical Fish Esp Threatened By Climate Change

Losing Nemo: Tropical Fish Especially Threatened By Climate Change says a new study, reports Alex Kirby at Climate News Network. Australian researchers conclude that “low-latitude reef fish populations are living close to their thermal optima and may be more sensitive … Continue reading

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Arctic Autumns To Warm A Staggering 23°F, NOAA Warns

Arctic Autumns To Warm A Staggering 23°F, NOAA Warns by 2100 under business as usual, reports Joe Romm at Climate Progress. Arctic springs will get about 9°F warmer, and this heating will certainly accelerate the melting of the Greenland ice … Continue reading

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Coastal Flooding ‘May Cost $100,000 BillionYearly By 2100′

Coastal Flooding ‘May Cost $100,000 BillionYearly By 2100′ says a new study, reports Tim Radford at Climate News Network. Up to 600 million people could be hit by coastal flooding by then under business as usual. Researchers have compiled, for … Continue reading

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90 Percent Of States Added Solar Jobs In 2013

90 Percent Of States Added Solar Jobs In 2013 reports Katie Valentine at Climate Progress. California leads the way in solar jobs, but 18 other states more than doubled their solar jobs in 2013, according to a new map. Many … Continue reading

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Fantastic New Warming World App! “Your Warming World”

Fantastic New Warming World App! “Your Warming World” at New Scientist reports Emily Atkin at Climate Progress: click on home or wherever you want, and up pops a graph showing how the temperature has changed there over the past century … Continue reading

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Trade Winds Sped Up, Sending Most Global Heat Into Oceans says a new study, report Oliver Milman at the UK Guardian, explaining how the so-called “pause” is only seen in surface air temperatures, which currently absorb only 2% of all … Continue reading

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