- Why Doesn’t Texas Want Clean Air?By Elena Craft, PhDSource: EPA Para un breve resumen de la crítica de Texas contra CSAPR en español, haga clic aquí. Today the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard arguments over two critically important clean air protections – the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule and the Standards for Mercury and Air Toxics. Texas has fo […]
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- Supreme Court, D.C. Circuit consider historic clean air casesDecember 10, 2013 […]
- Why Doesn’t Texas Want Clean Air?
- October 2013 National OverviewThe average temperature for the contiguous United States during October was 53.6°F, 0.6°F below the 20thcentury average, making it the 37th coolest October on record. The October national precipitation total was 2.23 inches, 0.12 inch above the 20th century average.
- October 2013 Global AnalysisThe combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for October 2013 was the seventh highest for October on record, at 0.63°C (1.13°F) above the 20th century average of 14.0°C (57.1°F). The global land surface temperature was 0.98°C (1.76°F) above the 20th century average of 9.3°C (48.7°F)—tying with 2012 as the eighth warmest October on rec […]
- October 2013 Upper AirLower Troposphere: RSS, +0.113°C; UAH, +0.29°C. Mid-Troposphere: RSS, +0.171°C; UAH, +0.25°C; UW-RSS, +0.23°C; UW-UAH, +0.30°C. Stratosphere: RSS, -0.231°C; UAH, -0.33°C.
- October 2013 National Overview
- NASA snow mapper reaps big benefits for California[[IMAGE||http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/earth/california/20131209/earth20130502-640.jpg||Left||250||Mt. Dana and Dana Plateau in the Tuolumne River Basin within Yosemite National Park, Calif., as seen out the window of a Twin Otter aircraft carrying NASA's Airborne Snow Observatory on April 3, 2013. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech||Mt. Dana and Dana Plat […]
- NASA snow mapper reaps big benefits for California
Tag Archives: energy
By admin | Published: May 16, 2013
Bank of America today announced a new 10-year, $50 billion environmental business goal to help address climate change, reduce demands on natural resources and advance lower-carbon economic solutions. The company also introduced significant new goals to reduce the environmental impact of its own operations. The new goal, effective Jan. 1, 2013, follows the anticipated completion […]
By admin | Published: January 31, 2013
Did you know that 40% of the electricity used to power home electronics is consumed while they are turned off? And did you know the electricity it takes to power a single 100-watt light bulb for one year is generated by 713 pounds of coal? With electricity outlets in every building and gas stations on […]
By admin | Published: November 30, 2011
Scarcity and degradation of land and water: growing threat to food security New FAO report profiles the state of the natural resource base upon which world food production depends Prime farmland in Madagascar. Healthy agricultural ecosystems are the foundation of food security. 28 November 2011, Rome – Widespread degradation and deepening scarcity of land and […]
By admin | Published: November 30, 2011
“Energy-smart” agriculture needed to escape fossil fuel trap FAO paper published during UN Climate Change Conference highlights how food sector can tackle energy challenges to safeguard a food-secure future A Malinese woman uses a low-cost, fuelwood-efficient mud stove to prepare a family meal. 29 November 2011, Durban, South Africa/Rome – The global food system needs […]
By admin | Published: March 4, 2011
UN food experts call for increased agricultural investment to offset soaring prices 18 February 2011 – Faced with soaring food prices for the second time in three years, senior United Nations experts today called for greater investment in agriculture from both the public and private sectors to increase smallholder productivity. “Policy-related solutions are also required […]