Climate Change

Tom Sedlacek of TechLaw Inc. takes a water sample under Environmental Protection Agency at a home where gas drilling is blamed for contaminating well water Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 in Dimock, Pa. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Michael J. Mullen)  WILKES BARRE TIMES-LEADER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
Climate Change Energy Enviroment

Gas from fracking is not the answer Finally, the subject of fracking for natural gas made it into a presidential debate. During the Democratic debate on March 6, ...
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Activism Climate Change Enviroment

A prominent Honduran environmental activist has been found dead in her home – as a result of her activism, it’s suspected. Green activists in Latin America and Asia ...
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A group of people run to collect humanitarian aid, including rice and water, dropped by a Philippines Air Force helicopter in a village in a remote part of Leyte Island. Typhoon Haiyan, or Yolanda as it is known in the Philippines, made landfall on 8 November 2013 and was one of the deadliest typhoons to hit the Philippines, killing over 6,000 people and displacing millions. When it struck Haiyan had sustained wind speeds of 190 to 195 mph, making it one of the strongest typhoons ever.
Climate Change Enviroment

The older folks among us have noticed that typhoons and hurricanes have come more frequently, are more destructive and no longer follow the seasons. In the old days, ...
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Animal Concervation Climate Change Enviroment

by Anthony Watts A new paper published in the ICES Journal of Marine Science puts the issue of “ocean acidification” to the test, and finds that there has been significant ...
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Animal Concervation Climate Change Enviroment

Mangos, chocolate, apples and other produce could disappear as bees and other pollinator populations decline. Bees, butterflies, bats and other pollinators vital to agriculture are facing extinction, posing ...
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Climate Change Enviroment

China plans to close 1000 coal mines this year. Climate expert Lina Li tells DW that air pollution and associated health costs are boosting Beijing’s involvement in the ...
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Animal Concervation Climate Change Enviroment

Environmentalists have won a decade-long battle to halt construction of a mega-hotel in one of Spain’s largest coastal protected areas. However, the conflict between tourism and conservation is ...
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Climate Change Enviroment

Scientists are working feverishly to understand the complex mechanisms driving sea level rise. Without drastic cuts in CO2 emissions, they say 20 percent of the global population may ...
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Animal Concervation Climate Change

A pair of bottlenose dolphins have been cruising the Baltic Sea recently. They’re not native to those waters, and must have come in from the North Atlantic. They’ve ...
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Climate Change Enviroment

Climate change is making climate disasters, such as floods and droughts, more frequent and intense, land and water more scarce and difficult to access, and increases in agricultural ...
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