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Help Protect People

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has some of the most dangerous air to breath. During the summer months, conditions worsen. Next week is Air Quality Awareness week – a cooperative effort amongst EPA, state environmental agencies, and the National Weather Service, to remind everyone to protect their health by paying attention to local air quality. With the onset […]
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Why Are The Frogs Dying?

Blood Samples Show Deadly Frog Fungus at Work in the Wild Pathogen leads to dehydration, other ill effects The mountain yellow-legged frog is an amphibian species affected by the chytrid fungus. Credit and Larger Version April 25, 2012 The fungal infection that killed a record number of amphibians worldwide leads to deadly dehydration in frogs […]
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Update: Greenhouse Gases

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 17th annual U.S. greenhouse gas inventory. The final report shows overall emissions in 2010 increased by 3.2 percent from the previous year. The trend is attributed to an increase in energy consumption across all economic sectors, due to increasing energy demand associated with […]
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3000 Dead Dolphins

There have been reports that 3,000 dolphins have been found dead on the beaches of Peru in the first 3 months of 2012. A recent episode washed up 615 bodies.   Images for dolphins peru dead - Report images 1 day ago 2 days ago 1 day ago 3000 Dolphins Found Dead On Peruvian Beaches In 2012 (VIDEO) ?? www.huffingtonpost.com/…/3000-dolphins-dead-peru…New1 day ago […]
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  • RSS Membrane Domain

    • Strange July Weather
      NASA reports that North America weather patterns for July 2014 were upside down: If you live in the northern hemisphere, the past few weeks have been strange. In places where it should be seasonably hot—the eastern and southern United States and western Europe—it’s just been warm. In places where weather is usually mild in the […]
    • Consequences Of Climate Change
      NASA scientists warn: Global climate change has already had observable effects on the environment. Glaciers have shrunk, ice on rivers and lakes is breaking up earlier, plant and animal ranges have shifted and trees are flowering sooner. Effects that scientists had predicted in the past would result from global climate change are now occurring: loss […]
    • Climate Change and the Presidental Action Plan
      The President’s Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution in America Reducing Carbon Pollution from Power Plants Power plants are the largest major source of emissions in the U.S., together accounting for roughly one-third of all domestic greenhouse gas pollution. PROGRESS: In September 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced proposed carbon pollution s […]
  • RSS Global Warming

    • Pollute less, employ more…
      By EDF BlogsBy: Sean Wright, EDF senior analyst, natural gas program, and James Frank, EDF graduate intern Cleaner air, more American jobs: that’s a potential reality for the U.S. if it acts to curb emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas emitted from oil and gas systems around the country. It’s a significant opportunity, and it’s one California Cong […]
    • Latest Mississippi River Delta News: August 22, 2014
      Highlights from our expert panel on how to pay for coastal restoration By Steve Myers, The Lens. Aug. 21, 2014. “About 130 people attended our Coastal Conservation Conversation event Wednesday night to hear experts…” (read more) Plaquemines' $50 million, 7.8-mile long, forested ridge project to go to bid in September By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Pica […]
    • Pollute less, employ more…
      By EDF BlogsBy: Sean Wright, Senior Analyst, Corporate Partnerships, and James Frank Cleaner air, more American jobs: that’s a potential reality for the U.S. if it acts to curb emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas emitted from oil and gas systems around the country. It’s a significant opportunity, and it’s one California Congresswoman Linda Sánche […]
  • RSS State Of The Climate

    • July 2014 National Overview
      Please see July 2014 National Overview report for more information.
    • July 2014 Global Analysis
      The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for July 2014 was the fourth highest on record for July, at 0.64°C (1.15°F) above the 20th century average of 15.8°C (60.4°F). The global land surface temperature was 0.74°C (1.33°F) above the 20th century average of 14.3°C (57.8°F), marking the 10th warmest July on record. For the ocean, t […]
    • July 2014 Drought
      During July 2014, a high amplitude meridional (north-south) pattern dominated the upper-level circulation, with a strong upper-level long-wave trough over the eastern CONUS and an intense upper-level ridge over the West. Much-above-normal temperatures were associated with the western ridge, while much-below-normal temperatures were the rule in the central an […]
  • RSS Global Climate Change – Vital Signs of the Planet – News RSS Feed

    • NASA scientists watching, studying Arctic changes this summer
      [[VIDEO.EMBED||]]This visualization of the Arctic sea ice cap’s seasonal melting is based on satellite data from the AMSR2 instrument operated by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Credit: Cindy Starr, NASA Goddard's Scientific Visualization Studio › Download video As we near the final month of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, NASA scienti […]
  • RSS Natural Hazards

    • Smoke and Fire in Canada
      Several wildfires burned in northern Saskatchewan forests in August 2014, sending smoke into Manitoba and Northwest Territories.
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