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EPA cancels appearance by scientists at climate change conference

Added: 23.10.2017 4:04 | 3 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has canceled plans for three of its scientists to speak on climate change at a conference in Rhode Island on Monday, an official said on Sunday.


EPA yanks scientists' conference presentations, including on climate change

Added: 23.10.2017 1:09 | 12 views | 0 comments

The Environmental Protection Agency has instructed two of its scientists and one contractor not to speak as planned at a scientific conference Monday in Providence, Rhode Island, sparking criticism from some academics and congressional Democrats.
EPA officials confirmed Sunday that its researchers...


E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Agency Scientists

Added: 22.10.2017 19:39 | 17 views | 0 comments

Organizers of a Monday conference on the Narragansett Bay were told three E.P.A. scientists would not be allowed to present their work.

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Worldwide change in shallow reef ecosystems predicted as waters warm

Added: 22.10.2017 15:01 | 2 views | 0 comments

A new study based on the first global survey of marine life by scuba divers has provided fresh insights into how climate change is affecting the distribution of marine life. The research predicts that as the oceans warm fish -- which appear to be superior predators in warm water -- will extend their ranges away from the equator and cause a decline in the diversity of invertebrates such as crabs, lobsters, sea urchins and whelks.


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 | 9 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 | 2 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.


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