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29/3/2015
A new app enables iPhone [download] and Android [download] users to scan barcodes to reveal whether household products contain palm oil. The app, officially released Monday, was conceived by Australia-based Palm Oil Investigations (POI) ...   
29/3/2015
The temperature at a base in Antarctica hit a record high last week, reports Weather Underground. On March 24, 2015 Argentina's Esperanza Base reported a temperature of 63.5°F (17.5°C), which may be the warmest temperature ever recorded ...   
29/3/2015
A harsh winter cold spell that affected much of the Eastern US last month may have shattered record low temperatures that had stood for decades, but it was not the result of climate change, according to researchers from ETH Zurich and the ...   
29/3/2015
any urban and suburban areas have high levels of ground-level ozone, an air pollutant that can adversely affect lung and heart health. New research in mice suggests breathing high levels of ozone could also affect women's ability to ...   
29/3/2015
In China, where coal is indeed king, they're cracking down on coal-fired power plants.And in Alabama, where just three of every 1,000 jobs come from any kind of mining, we'd mainline mercury if we thought it would save a single one of ...   
29/3/2015
The Atlantic Conveyor Belt is a system of ocean currents that bring warm temperatures and important nutrients to the waters off of East Coast America and Western Europe. But as global warming melts ice in Greenland, the influx of fresh water ...   
29/3/2015
At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. The prospect of rising water, she said, isn’t what bothers her. It’s the expected rise in the cost of her $7,500 yearly flood insurance. “My insurance is more ...   
29/3/2015
In 2012, when the High Park Fire tore through a northern Colorado forest replete with dead trees left in the wake of a mountain pine beetle infestation, blame for the fire's spread across 87,000 acres was often placed primarily on the ...   
29/3/2015
The United States will submit plans for slowing global warming to the United Nations early this week but most governments will miss an informal March 31 deadline, complicating work on a global climate deal due in December. The U.S. ...   
29/3/2015
News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king and climate change activists were described as “the equivalent of the flat-earthers” by ...   
27/3/2015
World leaders must reduce the long-held target of limiting global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid catastrophic impacts on the world's poorest people, says a leading climate scientist.Industrialised nations must stop ignoring ...   
27/3/2015
Antarctica`s icy edges are melting 70 percent faster in some places than they were a decade ago, according to a new study in the journal Science. These massive ice shelves serve as a buffer between the continent’s ice-sheet system and ...   
27/3/2015
Back in the late 1990s, Ken Caldeira set out to disprove the "ludicrous" idea that we could reverse global warming by filling the sky with chemicals that would partially block the sun. A few years earlier, Mount Pinatubo had erupted in the ...   
27/3/2015
An increase in strong thunderstorms could be responsible for greater rainfall in the tropics as a result of climate change, new research says.The joint research, which was conducted by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence ...   
27/3/2015
A new study has found that over the last two decades there has been “substantial changes” in Antarctica’s floating ice shelves, with some areas experiencing as much as an 18% decreases. The researchers argue that the findings show how the ice ...   
27/3/2015
The national debate over fracking, which critics say can pollute groundwater and endanger public health, heated up last week when the Obama administration announced the first-ever federal regulations on the practice. But nowhere is fracking as ...   
27/3/2015
Pakistan has halted work on six coal-fired power projects of some 14,000 megawatts due to environmental concerns, lack of needed infrastructure and foreign investment. Prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari ...   
27/3/2015
Greenhouse gas emissions across the UK fell by more than 8% in 2014 thanks to a combination of greater energy efficiency, burning less coal and increasing renewable power generation, government figures suggest. Statistics from the ...   
22/3/2015
The Abbott government has been accused of politicising the release of official greenhouse gas projections that confirm Australia’s international climate change pledge for 2020 is becoming easier to reach, but which will also increase pressure for ...   
22/3/2015
Three days after making landfall, Cyclone Nathan continued to threaten Australian coastal communities, with 400 residents of a remote northern island on Monday ordered to evacuate after meteorologists warned the storm was ...   
22/3/2015
From years of reporting on government employees, I know that they're in it for the long haul. Governors and news cycles come and go. The public's attention is beagle-fickle. But there are 25 years to go before pension. So I wasn't expecting any ...   
22/3/2015
Malaria, dengue fever and other deadly exotic diseases could become an established part of British life in a matter of decades, public health experts have warned. The emergence of the illnesses is likely to be driven by climate change, ...   
22/3/2015
KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:Winter is coming to an end here in California. And you would barely notice it ever happened. This January was the driest on record since the state started keeping records in 1895. That means we are entering year four ...   
22/3/2015
Australia’s leading coral reef scientists have called for huge coalmining and port developments in Queensland to be scrapped in order to avoid “permanent damage” to the Great Barrier Reef. The Australian Coral Reef Society (ACRS) report, ...   
22/3/2015
A smiling Florida state senator mocked a state official after attempting to get him the say "climate change," a term reportedly banned by Gov. Rick Scott. Appearing before a Senate budget subcommittee, Director of the Florida Division of ...   

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