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Satellite data: How India's coal power expansion triggered an air pollution crisis

Satellite data: How India’s coal power expansion triggered an air pollution crisis<p>Lauri Myllyvirta<p>@laurimyllyvirta<p>en_GB<p>article<p>India’s coal …

Obama's Ban On Plastic Microbeads Failed In One Huge Way

And other countries face a similar challenge.<p>Stiv Wilson chose his battle three and a half years ago. The problem is, he still doesn’t know who all his opponents are.<p>An environmental activist fixated on curbing plastic pollution in the oceans he loves to surf and sail, Wilson focused his efforts on …

Big Sugar, Marco Rubio and Florida's Water Crisis

True conservatives rail against Big Sugar's command of Congress through Farm Bill subsidies and political contributions they shed freely as the hair of a shaggy dog. For example, Grover Norquist is making opposition to sugar subsidies, supported by Marco Rubio, a GOP litmus test for presidential …

A Warming World Means Less Water, With Economic Consequences

We often associate climate change with too much water — the melting ice caps triggering a rise in sea levels. Now a new World Bank report says we also need to think about too little water — the potable sort.<p>High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy examines the future effects of …

Water

The solution to climate change that has nothing to do with cars or coal

AMAZONAS, Brazil – At the base of a towering, 150-foot-high angelim tree, the scattered sloth claws and clumps of fur are a dead giveaway.<p>The tree contains the nest of a harpy eagle, a bird so powerful it kills monkeys and sloths by tearing them from the trees with its enormous claws. Its presence …

Fossil Fuels

Climate change is a potent element in the deadly brew of disaster risk | Helen Clark and Robert Glasser

By tackling the environment we can also mitigate the impact of disasters, as heatwaves, droughts and floods threaten the lives of millions<p>The Hyogo framework for action (HFA), adopted in January 2005 by UN member states, was an unprecedented move to promote saving lives and livelihoods from …

Climate Change

9 Important Money Tips That Will Help Your Company Grow

At the start of every year, it's important to be thinking about your next strategy to raise the capital needed to reach your startup's growth goals.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the</i> …

Venture Capital

Climate change disaster is biggest threat to global economy in 2016, say experts

A catastrophe caused by climate change is seen as the biggest potential threat to the global economy in 2016, according to a survey of 750 experts conducted by the World Economic Forum.<p>The annual assessment of risks conducted by the WEF before its annual meeting in Davos on 20-23 January showed …

INFOGRAPHIC: Visualizing the flow of oil around the world

Every day, 93 million barrels of oil are consumed by the world economy.<p>While a handful of countries are fortunate enough to have sufficient domestic …

Exports