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2013 Sees Record High Of Greenhouse Gas Concentrations

Greenhouse gas concentrations have been on the rise since they were first studied and recorded in 1958. So it comes as no surprise that the most recent measurements from the World Meteorological Organization show another record high for carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere. According to the Greenhouse Gas Bulletin released by the World Meteorological Organization […]

September 10, 2014

Changing Sea Chemistry Will Hit Alaska Communities Hard, Study Says

By Sandi Doughton, The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Oyster growers in the Pacific Northwest have already been stung by changes in ocean chemistry linked to greenhouse-gas emissions. Now, a new study led by Seattle researchers finds communities in Southwest and Southeast Alaska that rely on the sea for food and jobs are also likely to […]

July 30, 2014

Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Affect Nutrients In Crops, Study Says

By Mary MacVean, Los Angeles Times The increased concentration of carbon dioxide that comes with climate change could mean some basic food plants will carry lower concentrations of iron and zinc — and deficiencies of those nutrients are already a “substantial global public health problem,” scientists reported Wednesday. The scientists studied grains and legumes grown at […]

May 8, 2014