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Sea level rising in PH, Australia due to human activity–study

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Infographics by http://www.climate.org/

Sea level is rising at the coasts of the Philippines and Northern Australia and will continue to do so if humans will not stop altering the climate, according to a recently-released study by Old Dominion University and the University of Colorado Boulder.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Facing severe drought, Californians back mandatory curb on water use

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Californians rank the drought that’s dehydrating their state as their number one environmental concern, according to a new statewide survey.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

California budget’s climate-change proviso called historic

A coalition of supporters hailed the state budget, Senate Bill 535, which is headed for final passage, for guaranteeing that at least 25 percent of funds raised by the state’s carbon auctions would go to investments benefitting economically disadvantaged and highly polluted communities.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sea rise will bring floods to parts of Silicon Valley

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Aerial view of the San Francisquito Creek flood in 1998 PHOTO BY SAN FRANCISQUITO CREEK JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY

Thirty-year-old Gustavo Leal remembers the floodwaters reaching the doorstep of his family home in East Palo Alto. “It was bad enough that you couldn’t get out of your driveway,” he said.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino: Let’s climate-proof our path to progress

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President Benigno S. Aquino III . GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The devastation of typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) cannot happen again if the Philippines wants to continue its economic development, President Benigno Aquino III asserted on Thursday.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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