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Arctic’s Winter Sea Ice Drops to Its Lowest-Recorded Level

Added: 22.03.2017 18:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

Much of the ice also appears to be thinner than normal — further signs of climate change’s effects on the region.


Climate Change Is on Pace to Kill an Ice Age Remnant

Added: 22.03.2017 11:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Humans are in the process of changing the planet in a way that hasn’t happened in 2.6 million years.


| World Water Day: one in four children will live with water scarcity by 2040

Added: 22.03.2017 0:01 | 4 views | 0 comments

Unicef report says climate change and conflict are intensifying risks to children of living without enough water, and that the poorest will suffer most
One in four of the world’s children will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040 as a result of climate change, the UN has warned.
Within two decades, 600 million children will be in regions enduring extreme water stress, with a great deal of competition for the available supply. The poorest and most disadvantaged will suffer most, according to research published by the children’s agency, Unicef, to mark World Water Day on Wednesday.

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Trump Lays Plans to Reverse Obama’s Climate Change Legacy

Added: 21.03.2017 22:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

The White House is preparing to dismantle major policy actions of the Obama era, including a plan to close hundreds of heavily polluting power plants.


How can a legally binding agreement on human cloning be established?

Added: 21.03.2017 19:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

Since Dolly the Sheep was cloned, the question of whether human reproductive cloning should be banned or pursued has been the subject of international debate. Researchers argue that a robust global governance framework on human cloning should draw on recent successes in climate change and business ethics for inspiration.

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Is Climate Change Linked to Higher Diabetes Rates?

Added: 21.03.2017 14:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Are rising temperatures around the world also increasing the rates of diabetes?


| Climate change is happening now – here’s eight things we can do to adapt to it | Missy Stults

Added: 21.03.2017 13:23 | 6 views | 0 comments

Donald Trump has rejected global leadership on the issue, so now it’s down to us as individuals to plan, and push through new policies change where we can
A little girl sits outside on her front stoop, watching the cars go by and the people trot to work in the early hours of the morning. She wears a long-sleeved shirt, pants, and sneakers. Nothing is particularly shocking about this image, except the fact that it’s December in New York City (or Detroit, or London). In a “traditional” year, this girl would be wearing her winter coat, a hat that covers nearly her entire head, and potentially snow boots. But not in 2016. Or 2015. . It’s simply too warm for all those clothes.

Is there a link between climate change and diabetes?

Added: 21.03.2017 9:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

Scientists have long warned that rising global temperatures may impact public health in a devastating way because climate change is associated with deadly weather events, the spread of infectious diseases and even food shortages.


Transport systems face disruption by extreme weather

Added: 20.03.2017 23:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

Extreme weather conditions due to climate change pose a new threat to aging infrastructure, and authors of a new report, we need to be better prepared.


Gardening worms, climate change undermine natural coastal protection

Added: 20.03.2017 20:55 | 2 views | 0 comments

Dikes could be lower if they are protected against the waves by grassy marshes. But the protective salt marsh grass is struggling, not only due to increasingly stronger waves, but also to the superfood diet of ragworms. These sophisticated gardeners turn inedible, tough grass seeds into succulent, nutritious sprouts in their burrows. These cultivation techniques prevent many seeds from growing into salt marsh vegetation, thus undermining the use of salt marshes for 'natural' coastal protection.

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