Report: Climate Change Action Is Good For The Economy

Report: Climate Change Action Is Good For The Economy

Another study has found that mitigating climate change not only helps the environment, but is actually beneficial for the economy. The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate ...

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Fracking Workers Exposed To Dangerous Amounts Of Benzene, Study Says

Fracking Workers Exposed To Dangerous Amounts Of Benzene, Study Says

By Neela Banerjee, Tribune Washington Bureau Some workers at oil and gas sites where fracking occurs are routinely exposed to high levels of benzene, a colorless gas that can caus ...

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2013 Sees Record High Of Greenhouse Gas Concentrations

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 ...

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Study: ‘Megadrought’ Could Be Coming Without Climate Action

Study: ‘Megadrought’ Could Be Coming Without Climate Action

A new study published in the Journal of Climate warns that decade-long droughts are likely to occur in the U.S. Southwest within the coming century if no action is taken against c ...

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Californians Are Ready For A Greener Economy

Californians Are Ready For A Greener Economy

Despite the success of California’s historic Global Warming Solutions Act (also known as AB 32), this summer saw an interesting turn of events in the form of AB 69, an attempt by ...

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To Save The Wilderness Act, And Wilderness Itself, Things Have To Change

To Save The Wilderness Act, And Wilderness Itself, Things Have To Change

By Gary Ferguson, Los Angeles Times Fifty years ago Wednesday, President Lyndon B. Johnson strolled out to the Rose Garden, pressed a fountain pen between the fingers of his hefty ...

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Chance Of ‘Megadrought’ In U.S. Southwest Now 50 Percent, Study Concludes

Chance Of ‘Megadrought’ In U.S. Southwest Now 50 Percent, Study Concludes

By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times The chance of a "megadrought" gripping the Southwest for more than 30 years has increased to 50 percent, scientists say, which means bad news ...

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Billionaire’s Political Ads Criticized By Fact-Checking Groups

Billionaire’s Political Ads Criticized By Fact-Checking Groups

By Josh Richman, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Bay Area billionaire Tom Steyer's blitz against candidates who are soft on climate change is underway in seven states, b ...

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Study: Reducing Carbon Emissions Actually Saves Money, Has Health Benefits

Study: Reducing Carbon Emissions Actually Saves Money, Has Health Benefits

Opponents of carbon-reduction policies always argue that they’re too expensive. But a new study published in Nature Climate Change shows that popular proposals to cut carbon dioxi ...

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Wither The Great Barrier Reef

Wither The Great Barrier Reef

“The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef From Captain Cook To Climate Change” by Iain McCalman tells the story of northeast Australia’s 1430 mile-long natural marve ...

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