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Brain-Eating Amoeba Moving North Due To Climate Change

By | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 11:29

The brain-eating amoeba, usually found in warm freshwater in the southern U.S., is spreading to northern states as global warming changes weather patterns.

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How Delayed Gratification, Human Self-Interest May Restrict Early Action Against Climate Change

By | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 16:33

Psychological factors may represent an insurmountable obstacle to a global, cooperative effort against climate change.

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Apples May Lose Taste And Crunch Due To Global Warming

By | Fri, 08/16/2013 - 14:43

Because of the way global warming is affecting the apple growing environment, the classic taste of the fruit could be irrevocably altered.

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Is Global Warming a Myth? Scientist Says We’re Entering Ice Age

By | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 16:29

Some researchers believe that carbon dioxide emissions are helping the world from feeling the effects of our entering global Ice Age.

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Humans Have Been Responsible for Greenhouse Gases Since the Roman Empire

By | Thu, 10/04/2012 - 14:53

Researchers have found evidence that humans have played a role in the creation of greenhouse gas emissions since the time of the Roman Empire.

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If the Globe Doesn't Stop Climate Change, 100 Million People Could Die

By | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 12:26

More than 100 million people will die from climate change and carbon emissions, a dire report by humanitarian organization DARA says.

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Heat Waves and Cold Spells Could Trigger Fatal Heart Attacks

By | Wed, 09/19/2012 - 11:30

Extreme temperatures during heat waves and cold spells may significantly increase the risk of premature death from heart disease, according to a new study.

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Japanese Toilet Bike is Powered By (Ahem) Waste [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 08/29/2012 - 14:43

Japanese toilet-maker Toto is making a stink with its poo-powered toilet bike.

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Global Warming Could Increase Likelihood of Pandemic Bird Flu, Researchers Say

By | Wed, 08/29/2012 - 12:25

Climate change has been associated with everything from longer heat waves to foot shortages to the erosion of ice in Antarctica and Greenland. Now, researchers have pinpointed another ramification of climate change - an increase in the potential pandemic of bird flu.