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Global Warming

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  • Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change

    In one case a major metropolis was flooded within hours, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, transportation and businesses shut down, and a mass human crisis. In the other case, three years of sunshine and blue skies have left water supplies at record lows, crops shriveled and, for the most unfortunate, taps dry. It may seem that Superstorm Sandy in the New York area and the current California drought do not have anything in common, but they do. Understanding why can teach us how to reduce the future risks we face.
  • Tropical deforestation threatens global food production

    By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tropical deforestation in the southern hemisphere is accelerating global warming and threatening world food production by distorting rainfall patterns across Europe, China and the U.S. Midwest, a...

    Climate change could cut world food output 18 percent by 2050

    Climate change could cut world food output 18 percent by 2050
    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global warming could cause an 18 percent drop in world food production by 2050, but investments in irrigation and infrastructure, and moving food output to different regions, could reduce the loss, a study published...

    Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint

    Environmental Nutrition More and more studies reveal that the best diet for the environment -- and for you -- is one packed with plants and light on animal foods. This is intuitive, as it takes fewer resources -- water, fossil fuel, acreage -- to...

    U.S. to unveil plan to curb oil and gas sector methane soon: sources

    The Obama administration as soon as Wednesday will announce its plans for curbing methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, which the United States must do to meet its 2020 target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, people familiar with the issue...