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Cooler Smarter book provides practical steps for low carbon living

May 17th, 2012 by Island Press

While the routine decisions that shape our days—what to have for dinner, where to shop, how to get to work—may seem small, collectively they have a big effect on global warming. But which purchasing choices and changes in our lifestyles might make the biggest difference to the climate? The new book, Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps […]

Union of Concerned Scientists finds that climate change makes major snowstorms more likely

March 5th, 2011 by Union of Concerned Scientists

Global warming is “loading the dice” to increase the frequency of record-setting snowstorms like those that have pounded the United States and Europe the past two winters, according to scientists participating in a telephone press conference held on 1 March 2011 by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). “Heavy snowstorms are not inconsistent with a […]