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Tropical cyclones are intensified by air pollution

A recent increase in the intensity of tropical cyclones in the Arabian Sea may be a side effect of increasing air pollution over the Indian sub-continent, a new multi-institutional study has found.

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Improved buildings for major reductions in their lifetime carbon footprint

The construction and operation of buildings accounts for approximately 40 percent of all U.S.emissions of greenhouse gases. The most-used building material in the world, concrete, is used to construct many of the nation’s homes and office buildings — but a new MIT report says a variety of measures could drastically reduce, and ultimately even eliminate, […]

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Grant will help farmers deal with changes to climates

Purdue University researchers will get a $5 million grant to develop decision-support tools to help corn and soybean growers adapt their practices to changes in climate.

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Russian Boreal Forests Could Increase Global Warming

Russia’s boreal forest – the largest continuous expanse of forest in the world, found in the country’s cold northern regions – is undergoing an accelerating large-scale shift in vegetation types as a result of regionally and globally warming climate.

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Climate Change Makes Major Snowstorms More Likely

Global warming is “loading the dice” to increase the frequency of record-setting snowstorms like those that have pounded the United States and Europe the past two winters, according to Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).

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Stopping the Climate Change -News Corporation to Become Carbon Neutral

News Corporation, parent company of Fox, the Wall Street Journal, and most recently of The Daily for the iPad, was the first global media company to commit to and then achieve the goal of becoming carbon neutral and to do steps against climate change.

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Bad Prediction on Effect of Climate Change Catastrophes in London

London’s weekly events-listing magazine, Time Out, has asked experts to describe the impact of great catastrophes on the capital city. Many are related to climate change and the outlook is not good.

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Global Warming Evidence in a Single Graphic

A summary graphic of just some evidence for global warming is showed in this picture adapted from “The Guide to Global Warming Skepticism”.

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Mexico Takes Lead With The Largest  LED Street Lighting Project

The project supports the Mexican government’s Special 2010-2012 Climate Change Program to mitigate environmental impacts by reducing the municipality’s energy usage by 29,218,980 million watts per year.

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Climate Change: The Evidence and Our Options

One of the world’s foremost experts on climate change is warning that if humans don’t moderate their use of fossil fuels, there is a real possibility that we will face the environmental, societal and economic consequences of climate change faster than we can adapt to them.

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