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Climate change may accelerate infectious disease outbreaks, say researchers

Added: 21.10.2017 2:35 | 8 views | 0 comments

Aside from inflicting devastating natural disasters on often vulnerable communities, climate change can also spur outbreaks of infectious diseases like Zika , malaria and dengue fever, according to a new study.

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US ocean observation critical to understanding climate change, but lacks long-term national planning

Added: 20.10.2017 20:12 | 1 views | 0 comments

Ocean observing systems are important as they provide information essential for monitoring and forecasting changes in Earth's climate on timescales ranging from days to centuries. A new report finds that continuity of ocean observations is vital to gain an accurate understanding of the climate, and calls for a decadal, national plan that is adequately resourced and implemented to ensure critical ocean information is available to understand and predict future changes.

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Dimming the sun could save corals from bleaching and hurricanes

Added: 20.10.2017 17:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Climate change will harm corals by overheating them and unleashing more violent hurricanes, but cooling the planet by geoengineering could reverse those effects

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Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution.

Added: 20.10.2017 17:25 | 8 views | 0 comments

Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn't sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks's latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest thing in brewing: a tree that can withstand the effects of climate change.
Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, a crop that requires specific temperatures...


EPA scrubs climate change website of 'climate change'

Added: 20.10.2017 16:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

October 20, 2017 11:03 PM
WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has removed dozens of online resources dedicated to helping local governments address climate change, part of an apparent effort by the agency to play down the threat of global warming.


Target Adopts Five-Point Climate Change Action Plan

Added: 20.10.2017 14:42 | 3 views | 0 comments

Point one of five: Increasing adoption of renewable energy in its operations, supply chain and electricity grid


Warming seas could lead to 70 percent increase in hurricane-related financial loss

Added: 20.10.2017 2:10 | 2 views | 0 comments

Hurricane-related financial loss could increase more than 70 percent by 2100 if oceans warm at the worst-case-scenario rate predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, according to a new study. The study used a combination of hurricane modeling and information in FEMA's HAZUS database to reach its conclusions.

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Katy Perry Got Stuck Midair During a Concert, Reminding Us of That Time She Fell Over and Over Again

Added: 19.10.2017 21:33 | 6 views | 0 comments

As sure as climate change, stage mishaps happen. They happen particularly when you have elaborate stages and enjoy floating in the air above your audience as one Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson does. Last night at the Nashville stop on her Witness tour, Katy Perry was sitting on a little planet soaring ...


Weather Service forecasts third straight mild winter for much of U.S.

Added: 19.10.2017 20:39 | 16 views | 0 comments

If you're itching for outbreaks of the polar vortex and waist-deep snow, the upcoming winter may not be your cup of tea. And, thanks to climate change, the odds of brutally cold winters are decaying.
For the third time in as many years, the nation - on balance - should expect warmer-than-normal...


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