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Rising Risks: Houses Sinking Into Melting Permafrost, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Dec 28, 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase … Continue reading

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Coal Ash Monster, Bird Decline, Michigan Goes Radioactive, and More!

North Carolina coal ash pollution, a growing toxic monster. WaterKeeper Alliance Inc at flickr Weak Laws: OO North Carolina Lawmakers Pass Weak Coal Ash Bill – claim environmentalists, and set a loose cleanup timetable, as yearly the US produces 140 … Continue reading

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Maintaining Rich Urban Biodiversity Fights Climate Change, and More

Maintaining rich urban biodiversity fights climate change, food and water scarcity, says a new UN analysis, reports the UN Enivronmental Programme, and can greatly improve global sustainable development. This first global assessment on the relationship between  urbanization and biodiversity loss, … Continue reading

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Climate Change Will Magnify Extreme Weather in Cities Worldwide – Report

As record rainfall sparked flooding that killed more than 1,000 people in the Philippines recently, the British Hadley Center for Climate Change forecasted an overall increase in extreme weather in cities worldwide, reports George Webster at CNN. Their report, “Climate: … Continue reading

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