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Events in Drought-Stricken India Parallel Recent Experience in California

Groundwater aquifers are being sucked dry amidst a two year-long drought as Indian farmers drill and pump more groundwater in bids to make up for shortfalls in precipitation resulting from the delayed onset of weaker summer monsoon rains.

Global Temperatures keep rising into record territories. How much more before we take decisive action?

Feeling the Heat from Global Temperature Records

A large and growing body of evidence reveals that the Earth is getting warmer. Month after month, year after year, we are seeing above average global temperature records. Heat waves are smashing records all around the world. July 2015 was no exception even by the standards of a warming world. July is traditionally the hottest month of the calendar year,…

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Achieving India’s Solar Energy Goals Could Create 1 Million Jobs

A report from India’s Council on Energy, Environment and Water and NRDC highlights the tremendous amount of job creation that could result from realizing India PM Modi’s renewable energy goals.

Cool Day Jobs: Earth Cleanup & Environmental Optimization

By James Rivera The umbrella of geomatic technology has wedged its way into just about every aspect of global and historical research and development. As the field evolves, looking at the worldwide impact of careers in geomatics is becoming hard to ignore. Optimizing Environmental Clean Up in the U.S. Pollution has no easy solution, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Kerry and the Tar Sands Pipeline; Total Value of Solar; Climate Denial as a Political Liability, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: John Kerry is now the US Secretary of State. Kerry will play a big role in giving either the green or red light to the Alberta Tar Sands XL Keystone Pipeline. If you care about this issue send him a letter/email telling…

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Despite weakness in OECD economies, CO2 emissions reach record levels

Weakness in OECD Economies Doesn’t Stop Global CO2 Emissions from Reaching Record-High

Global CO2 emissions reached another record high in 2011, driven by growing use of fossil fuels in rapidly industrializing countries such as China and India. The US still tops the world by far in terms of per capita CO2 emissions, though China and India combined now account for as much as the entire OECD roster of industrialized member countries.

Indore Hopes to Make Cycling Accessible to the Public

Bike sharing programs are cropping up across the world, although the concept is in its infancy in the vast majority of countries. However, Indore, a city located in central India, has been spearheading the idea for almost a quarter century.