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26/7/2014
The Environmental Protection Agency has taken an important step for our future by proposing a strategy to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. The Clean Power Plan, proposed in June and now in the middle of a public comment period, ...   
23/7/2014
Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Wednesday that ...   
23/7/2014
EXPERTS say Tanzania is currently suffering high economic costs due to extreme events due to climate change. The costs include low crop yields due to drought and floods, as well as increased cases of malaria and other diseases.Tanzania's ...   
22/7/2014
The water could start at any time. Every few hours, Anita Pointon refreshes the Web site that tells when it’s coming, because the work begins as soon as they know. Her husband, Chuck, 62, will set out to walk the farm with a moisture ...   
21/7/2014
California had its warmest winter and spring on record this year, leading to stresses on water resources and agriculture, as well as increased risk of wildfire in the most populous U.S. state, the National Weather Service said Monday.In ...   
20/7/2014
No state has done more than California to fight global warming. But a deepening drought could make that battle more difficult and more expensive. A prolonged dry spell, stretching on for years, would slash the amount of power flowing ...   
18/7/2014
California's drought - its worst in decades - is likely to hold steady through the summer months and may not ease in the fall even with an anticipated El Nino weather pattern, a federal drought expert said on Friday. Extreme drought ...   
18/7/2014
California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review of more than 100 others in the state`s drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluids ...   
17/7/2014
California's strict new regulations for water conservation could have the unintended consequence of hurting the credit quality of water utilities in the drought-stricken state.Regulators on Tuesday passed new measures to limit outdoor ...   
17/7/2014
A Southern California couple who scaled back watering their lawn amid the state's drought received a warning from the suburb where they live that they might be fined for creating an eyesore - despite emergency statewide orders to ...   
17/7/2014
When the San Francisco 49ers' stadium opens next month in Santa Clara, almost all of it will be new except for one thing: the water used to irrigate the field and flush the toilets. Like hundreds of other places around Silicon Valley -- ...   
15/7/2014
A new scientific and economic report commissioned by California's state government warns that the ongoing drought crisis will cost billions in lost farm revenue and thousands of jobs, although wider impacts on the national food system are ...   
15/7/2014
If droughts were hurricanes, people might pay more attention to them. Droughts can creep up on us with their prolonged absence of rain, and their effects often are seen as not much more than cracked ground in dry lake bottoms. Devastating storms ...   
14/7/2014
Rep. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) is on a roll. After successfully passing a budget amendment back in May that basically forbids the Pentagon from acknowledging climate science - despite the fact that the Department of Defense considers doing so to ...   
9/7/2014
Floods, storms and other natural disasters claimed more than 2,700 lives and caused around $42 billion in damage worldwide in the first half of 2014, but this was well below the first half of last year and a 10-year average, reinsurer Munich Re ...   
8/7/2014
A political push is underway to block California's carbon cap-and-trade program from expanding next year to include motor fuels. State Assemblyman Henry Perea (D) on Friday stripped text out of one of his bills that was sitting in ...   
3/7/2014
The federal coal leasing program has many flaws, such as cheating taxpayers out of billions of dollars, increasing mining that damages nearby land and water resources, and subsidizing the coal mining industry’s efforts to boost exports. But the ...   
2/7/2014
What`s the very best reason not to expand coal mining on public land? Coal is contributing to global warming. And a federal judge just blocked a proposed Colorado mine for that very reason, InsideClimateNews reports. People, it would appear, are ...   
30/6/2014
Climate change is happening, and with that will come more deaths from heat-related illness and disease, according to a report released Tuesday. The report, spearheaded and funded by investor and philanthropist Thomas Steyer, former Treasury ...   
24/6/2014
The US economy may not be able to afford global warming if it continues to go unchecked, according to a major new bipartisan report released Tuesday.Among the economic costs climate change is expected to enact on the United States over ...   
21/6/2014
When a single snowflake falls peacefully atop a Sierra peak, it begins a turbulent journey to help quench the thirst of a drought-stricken state. In most years, Sierra snow provides a third of California's water supply. But it is by far ...   
21/6/2014
THERE is a time for weighing evidence and a time for acting. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my work in finance, government and conservation, it is to act before problems become too big to manage. For too many years, we ...   
19/6/2014
The Environmental Protection Agency's announcement earlier this month of its proposal to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants marks an historic effort by the president and his administration to take action to fight climate change. It ...   
19/6/2014
A report by the US credit ratings agency Standard and Poors says climate change and specifically global warming is going to be the second global mega trend that will affect sovereign credit risk. The report has ranked Cambodia's economy ...   
17/6/2014
The central California wildfire that yesterday destroyed three homes and forced hundreds of evacuations is just the latest blaze to strain the nation's overburdened federal firefighting system. According to the latest official update, by Monday ...   

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