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Did somebody say 'climate change'?

Oct 26, 2012
One issue we haven't heard about too much this election season is climate change. What are the candidates position on the topic and why aren't we hearing about it.
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, climate change

Where food prices are heading

Sep 6, 2012
Global food prices are expected to rise in the long term as population grows, but a new study warns that severe weather events like this year's drought in the U.S. could spike prices higher suddenly.
Posted In: Food, food prices, climate change, drought

Worried about climate change? Eat less meat.

Jul 30, 2012
Commentator Mark Bittman says industrial meat production accounts for at least one-fifth of greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted In: meat, climate change

Melting Arctic sea ice mostly man-made

Jul 26, 2012
The latest study on the unprecedented loss of ice covering the Arctic says it is 70 percent the result of human-caused climate change.
Posted In: Arctic, ICE, climate change, Greenland

What we have learned from the 1995 Chicago heat wave

Jul 6, 2012
Three days of extreme heat in Chicago in 1995 caused over 700 deaths. New York University professor Eric Klinenberg talks about what we've learned from that catastrophe.
Posted In: weather, climate change, public health

The private sector's role in fighting climate change

Jun 19, 2012
Yvo deBoer, co-writer of the original Kyoto Protocol, talks about the Rio+20 Earth Summit, how climate change is being perceived in the global community, and names a surprising country that's making the best sustainable efforts right now.
Posted In: climate change

Teens sue federal government over climate change

May 11, 2012
A group of teenagers is taking the U.S. government to court for not responding to climate change. Can individuals really use the government?
Posted In: climate change, lawsuit, greenhouse gases

Insurers keep close eye on extreme weather report

Mar 28, 2012
The IPCC is about to release its latest findings regarding extreme weather trends and climate change. The predictions can help insurers figure out what to cover, and for how much.
Posted In: weather, climate change, insurance

The future of food in a warming world

Feb 27, 2012
Bangladesh, once a poster child for the food crisis, has made dramatic progress. But will our changing climate sweep away the gains?
Posted In: Food, Bangladesh, climate change, Agriculture

Businesses defend donations to anti-climate group

Feb 16, 2012
A document leak from the anti-climate crusading Heartland Institute shows many mainstream corporate donors.
Posted In: Heartland Institute, climate change, Environment

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