Climate Change

CO Study: Climate Change Could Bring More Disease, Crop Damage, Fires

"Colorado could see more infectious disease, negative impacts on the elderly and people living in poverty, as well as stresses to water, cattle and crops as byproducts of future climate change, according to a comprehensive new report commissioned by the Colorado Energy Office."

Source: Boulder Daily Camera, 02/05/2015

"We Have Some Really Good News About How America Uses Energy"

"When you read headlines about how Congress is rife with climate change deniers and willing to vote in favor of a massive oil pipeline that could increase greenhouse gas emissions, it's easy to get discouraged about the direction the US is headed on global warming. But when you look at some of the hard numbers about how Americans are getting their energy, there's actually a lot to be excited about."

Source: Mother Jones, 02/05/2015

"Most Republicans Say They Back Climate Action, Poll Finds"

"An overwhelming majority of the American public, including half of Republicans, support government action to curb global warming, according to a poll conducted by The New York Times, Stanford University and the nonpartisan environmental research group Resources for the Future."

Source: NY Times, 02/03/2015

"Report: Sandy Was Wake-Up Call We Better Heed"

"A new Army Corps of Engineers report warns that unless coastal residents and state and local leaders from the Carolinas to Maine rethink their approach to shoreline development, the next big storm will be equal to or worse than Hurricane Sandy – with its $65 billion in losses, 159 deaths and 650,000 homes damaged or destroyed."

Source: Wilmington News Journal, 02/02/2015

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