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2012-03-19 19:08:42

Technology alone won't help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says University of Oregon sociologist Richard York.

Global Greenhouse Gas Could Rise 50 Percent By 2050
2012-03-16 07:37:20

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday that global greenhouse gas emissions could rise 50 percent by 2050.

2012-02-27 05:59:22

Energy efficiency experts at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are calling for ambitious new targets to reduce energy demand across the European Union.

2012-02-16 14:27:51

Could replacing coal-fired electricity plants with generators fueled by natural gas bring global warming to a halt in this century?

2012-01-05 15:47:05

The draft 10-year strategic plan for the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) -- which shapes and coordinates climate and related global environmental change research efforts of numerous agencies and departments across the federal government -- is "evolving in the right direction," but several key issues could strengthen these planning efforts.

2011-12-15 11:28:13

Tackling rising CO2 emissions from the residential sector could make a vital contribution towards mitigating climate change.

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2011-12-05 12:24:00

A Swiss team has found that about three-quarters of the global warming seen since 1950 is due to human influences.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.