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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

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

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

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

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

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

Study: A hotter climate is pretty much baked in

Dec 3, 2012
As another U.N. climate change summit goes on in Doha, a new study of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere says current levels nearly guarantee a nearly four-degree increase in global temperatures.
Posted In: climate, climate change, UN climate conference

As U.N. meets on climate, U.S. blocks a European law

Nov 30, 2012
President Obama signed a bill this week protecting U.S. airlines from an emission tax when they fly in and out of Europe. The EU's carbon tax is so unpopular, it's been suspended for all carriers for a year.
Posted In: United Nations, Airlines, Barack Obama, carbon-dioxide emissions, climate change

Facing the 'climate cliff'

Nov 26, 2012
As the Kyoto Protocol nears its expiry, leaders from around the world will come together in for the United Nations yearly climate talks to discuss a new global deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted In: climate change, Kyoto Protocol, doha, carbon emissions

Climate change comes to the cranberry bog

Nov 19, 2012
Cranberry growers in Massachusetts are starting to look elsewhere to farm as a warming climate makes managing bogs more expensive and interferes with the maturing of berries.
Posted In: Cranberries, Massachusetts, climate change

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