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More areas becoming uninsurable due to volatile weather

Jun 25, 2013
A new report predicts rising sea levels and more volatile weather will make more beachfront areas uninsurable.
Posted In: flood insurance, home insurance, Florida, climate change
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Climate change policy: Tech winners and losers

Jun 25, 2013
President Obama will announce a plan on Tuesday designed to push forward his administration's goals on confronting climate change. Which technologies will get the go-ahead?
Posted In: climate change, Obama, greenhouse gases, carbon emissions
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In regulating carbon pollution, the price put on it matters

Jun 24, 2013
Governments and businesses estimate a Social Cost of Carbon, the cost of damage caused by a ton of carbon emissions.
Posted In: carbon emissions, carbon dioxide, climate change
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The environment comes out ahead from Xi-Obama summit

Jun 10, 2013
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have wrapped up their California summit. The big breakthrough of the summit wasn’t on cybersecurity or trade, but on climate change.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Obama, climate change
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European Space Agency announces Biomass satellite to monitor forests

May 14, 2013
A new satellite could tell us a lot about climate change.
Posted In: space, satellite photo, Environment, climate change
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Half of world's food is thrown out, wasted: Study

Jan 10, 2013
Up to half the world’s food is wasted -- that’s the conclusion of a study by Britain’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Posted In: Food for 9 Billion, food and drink, climate change, energy, waste
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Report: Income disparity and fiscal imbalances threaten global economy

Jan 9, 2013
In advance of its annual summit in Davos, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum has released its list of the biggest threats to the global economy.
Posted In: Davos, global economy, climate change
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Climate change, fracking to take center stage in 2013

Dec 25, 2012
Marketplace sustainability reporter Scott Tong shares his predictions on what's next for the United States when it comes to energy, fracking and climate change.
Posted In: climate change, fracking, energy
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Four steps toward a climate-friendly diet

Dec 17, 2012
We won’t stop climate change through individual action alone, but together, we can make a real difference. Here are some steps to climate-friendly habits.
Posted In: climate change, diet, Food, sustainability
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Bringing the climate fight to the table

Dec 17, 2012
Low-emissions cooking aims to slow global warming one plate at a time -- with good food.
Posted In: Food for 9 Billion, climate change, Food, sustainability

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