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Solar Trees, Republicans Boost Florida Solar, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS DANCING Flickr OO A Solar Power System Is Installed in America Every 2.5 Minutes – the high rate in 2014 was the result of $15 billion of investment. OO Solar Accounted for Nearly Half of 2014 Global Clean … Continue reading

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Rising Climate Change Risks: Yucky Shrimp, Floods, Droughts, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 4, 2015 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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US Climate Risks: Rising Wildfire Costs, Farmland Loss, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Planetary Warming Will Cost US In Fire And Farmland says a new study,reports Seth Zuckerman at ClimateCast. Global warming could increase the cost of U.S. wildfires by $60 billion a year. The same … Continue reading

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Climate Change Follies: US Birds at Risk, Emissions Keep Rising, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies: OO People Who Live Near Fracking More Likely To Become Sick, study finds. OO South Africa: Coal-Fired Power Stations Carry Heavy Health Costs OO Tropical Dams Are a Methane Source and new data indicate … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Pollution Threatens Food Security, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS OO Labor Day 2050: Global Warming Will Collapse Labor Productivity – as extreme heat limits outdoor work in peak months, say new studies. This could be us, a century from now, if we … Continue reading

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Rising Risks of Climate Change: Super Typhoon, Dark Snow, and More!

RISING RISKS Extreme Weather: Super Typhoon Neoguri, as seen from the International Space Station. Credit: NASA/ Astronaut Reid Wiseman. OO ‘Once In Decades’ Super Typhoon Neoguri Nears Japan, Nuclear Power Plants OO Super Typhoon Neoguri: 5 Stormy Facts OO First US 2014 Hurricane Arthur … Continue reading

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Solar Keeps Smiling: Going Mainstream, Organic Photovoltaics, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING Organic photovoltaics, the cheap but less efficient cells that can be produced in flexible films, are getting closer to mass production with improvements in efficiency, production and investment. In the US, the solar home market is going mainstream as it becomes … Continue reading

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Asian Birds Harmed by Climate Change

The changing rain pattern is having disastrous effects on numerous species of native Pakistani birds, with many of them being unable to breed due to this year’s delayed monsoon rains, reports Jan Kaskheli at the The News of Karachi. Hussain … Continue reading

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Climate Change Fueling Water Conflict between India and Pakistan

Both India and Pakistan share a common major river, the Indus River. Nearly 30 percent of the world’s cotton supply comes from these countries, much of it from the river’s Valley. But important industries that require a large amount of … Continue reading

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