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Water in a Climate Change World

In the 2008 book, Dry Spring – the Coming Water Crisis of North America, Chris Wood detailed the scope of impacts we could anticipate as more volatile and extreme weather patterns become the norm. Wood, who continues to track climate change as a research collaborator, author and journalist, revisited the book in a recent interview, […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Arctic CO2 Reaches 400 PPM; Koch Bros.

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Arctic monitoring stations have reported record CO2 levels of 400 parts per million this spring. The Koch Brothers said that they would spend $60 million this campaign year to beat Obama, now they are upping it to $100 million. […]Read More

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First Comprehensive Comparison of Climate Change Models, Simulations Begins this

Scientific models and computer simulations from research groups around the world that span climate change impacts on ecosystems, agriculture, water supplies and health will be compared for the first time starting this week. The comprehensive analysis will be coordinated the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.Read More

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Starbucks Exec Warns of Climate Change Impacts on World Coffee

Seeing climate change and global warming as growing threats to its business, Starbucks is expanding its climate change mitigation initiatives, including working with growers in Indonesia and Mexico to evaluate the potential to generate carbon offsets, as well as working with them to adopt sustainable agricultural, forest and land stewardship methods and practices.Read More

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In the Wake of the US Credit Downgrade Cuts to

A truly balanced approach to managing America’s debt involves reduced mandatory spending while at the same time, investing in the green economy. Despite the doom associated with Standard & Poor’s downgrading of U.S. treasury debt, a political window may have opened that could see entitlement reform as a means of advancing the low carbon economy. Sustainability is the biggest opportunity of the century, and an extraordinary […]Read More