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White roofs, streets could curb global warming

The idea of painting our roofs and roads white to offset global warming is not new, but a recent study has calculated just how significantly white surfaces could impact greenhouse gas emissions. Last week, researchers at ...

Sep 17, 2008 weblog
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Report: Human activity fuels global warming

Today's release of a widely anticipated international report on global warming coincides with a growing clamor within the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prevent the potentially devastating consequences ...

Feb 02, 2007
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New Study Links Wildfires to Ocean Temperatures

Western U.S. wildfires are likely to increase in the coming decades, according to a new tree-ring study led by the University of Comahue in Argentina and involving the University of Colorado at Boulder that links episodic ...

Dec 26, 2006
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Education is key to climate adaptation

Given that some climate change is already unavoidable—as just confirmed by the new IPCC report—investing in empowerment through universal education should be an essential element in climate change adaptation ...

Nov 27, 2014
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