User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Science
Last updated: May 21 2015 24:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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More Alaskan forests are burning, not just due to climate change 14.5.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Populated areas are seeing a large increase in wildfire, despite suppression efforts.
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Study: Global warming to push 1 in 13 species to extinction 4.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming will eventually push 1 out of every 13 species on Earth into extinction, a new study projects.
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Study: Climate change to push 1 in 13 species to extinction 1.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Global warming will eventually push 1 out of every 13 species on Earth into extinction, a new study projects.
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Study blames man for 75 percent of very hot days 28.4.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A new report links three out of four very hot days to man's effects on climate.
A blind spot in climate change 21.3.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – A new report uncovered a blind spot in the nation’s climate-change strategy: More than one-fifth of all U.S. greenhouse-gas emissions are connected to fossil fuels extracted from taxpayer-owned federal lands and waters.The report maintains that the U.S. Department of the Interior, which oversees the nation’s...
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Best: Adapting to climate change will cost us plenty, too 7.3.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
It's often argued that we can't possibly afford to address our role in the changing climate. Clean energy costs too much! We can't impair our way of life!
Congressman pulls back some on climate demands 4.3.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
The Arizona congressman who last week asked the University of Colorado to disclose the sources of funding for professor Roger Pielke Jr. now admits an additional request for communications regarding such funding was an "overreach" — but defended the search as an effort to seek important disclosures for figures in the climate change debate.
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Achenbach: The fierce opposition to scientific reality 21.2.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
We live in an age when all manner of scientific knowledge — from the safety of fluoride and vaccines to the reality of climate change — faces organized and often furious opposition.
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Study sees even bigger, longer droughts for much of U.S. West 13.2.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
As bad as recent droughts in California, the Southwest and the Midwest have been, scientists say far worse "megadroughts" are coming — and they're bound to last for decades.
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Study sees even bigger longer droughts for much of US West 13.2.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
As bad as recent droughts in California, the Southwest and the Midwest have been, scientists say far worse "megadroughts" are coming — and they're bound to last for decades.
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Scientists urge deeper look at re-engineering climate to cool Earth 11.2.2015 Denver Post: Local
Government-backed scientists Tuesday called for research and testing of last-ditch "climate interventions" — to cool the planet by blocking sunlight or by capturing and burying carbon ...
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Study: Climate change could bring more disease, crop damage, fires to Colorado 4.2.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado could see more incidents of infectious diseases, while the elderly and people living in poverty are especially vulnerable to the potential impacts of future climate change, according to a comprehensive new report commissioned by the Colorado Energy Office.
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Poll shows giant gap between what public, scientists think 29.1.2015 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it’s a problem that we don’t know what they’re talking about.Scientists are far less worried about genetically modified food, pesticide use and nuclear power than is the...
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Critical mule deer research relies on fundraising 21.1.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists raise money to study effects of drought, development and migration.
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'Real hunger' creating demand for environmental philosophy 19.1.2015 Current Issue
Descriptions of the West's top programs.
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Five myths about weather forecasting 8.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Every time there's a cold snap, we see countless commentators on blogs and social media ridiculing the idea of global warming.
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Poll: Half of Republicans back limits on carbon 12.12.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – When Republicans take control of Congress next month, top on their agenda will be undoing environmental regulations they claim will harm the economy, chief among them President Barack Obama’s plans to limit heat-trapping carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants.The results of a new poll from the Associated...
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Calif. drought driven by natural atmosphere patterns, study says 10.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
California's worst drought in four decades, which has threatened agriculture and exacerbated wildfire risk, has been driven primarily by natural atmospheric patterns, according to a U.S. government-sponsored study.
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Denver scientists publish research on Snowmastodon Project 25.11.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Four years of excavation and research in a Colorado reservoir have led to the publication of the Snowmastodon Project Science Volume in an international science journal this month.
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Global warming lighting up sky 14.11.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – Lightning strikes in the United States will likely increase by nearly 50 percent by the end of the century as the world gets warmer and wetter, a new study says.While those conditions were already known to promote thunderstorms in general, the new work focused on lightning strikes themselves. Researchers...
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