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Worldwatch State of the World 2015: Hidden Threats to Sustainability

Founded in 1974 by Lester Brown, The Worldwatch Institute is an independent global environmental research organization using fact-based analysis to develop solutions to some of the most intractable issues facing the world today. The Institute’s annual State of the World report focuses on specific topics critical to social, economic and environmental sustainability. The 2015 report, Confronting Hidden Threats to […]Read More

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Environmental Migration Highlights Socioeconomic Costs of Climate Change

2013's over 600 natural disasters resulted in 37 mass migrations of between 100,000 to more than 4 million people. World leaders are set to meet in Japan to try to address the situation by updating the Hyogo Framework for Action.Read More

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Ten Lesser Known Effects of Climate Change and Environmental Abuse

The effects of climate change and environmental abuse are far ranging and may include some pretty strange phenomenon. A number of studies show the wide assortment of deleterious impacts from climate change, including increasing heat waves, drought, rising sea levels, ocean acidification, extreme weather, storm surges, and wildfires. While climate change and environmental abuse is already […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Big Oil Subsidies; North Dakota Gas Flares;

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Oil companies are hugely profitable – to the tune of tens of trillions of dollars – but they still get tax breaks and ample tax loopholes. Renewable energy also gets tax breaks but not at the expense […]Read More

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Who Are Climate Change Deniers and who are Friends of

Who are the people who deny climate change science and who supports efforts to combat environmental degradation? There is a stark contrast between those who deny climate change and those who support a healthier environment. Overall, deniers tend to be conservative white males over 50, and while friends of the environment tend to be much more […]Read More

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EarthTalk: Factoring Environmental Degradation into Economics

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: In my business courses in college, we were taught that ecological degradation was an “externality” – something outside the purview of economic analyses. Now that the environment is of such concern, are economists beginning to […]Read More