NEW DELHI: Weeks after the flare-up on the border issue, India and China today sought to further improve their bilateral relations and firmed up eight agreements to enhance cooperation in a range of areas including trade, culture and water resources. ... Read More
College students are worried about climate change-related hazards, even if they're not worried about climate change, suggesting that the threat of climate change still seems theoretical to many, new University of Florida research shows. ... Read More
More than 600 scientists gathered in the Netherlands for a global food security conference, described as the first of its kind.
Organisers said science could help end uncertainty surrounding efforts to meet the food needs of future generations.
They added that, until now, there were many policy debates on food security but there was no scientific forum for researchers to share knowledge.
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So you've heard about Global Climate Change, and how it's causing our sea level to rise, but do you know the real reasons why? Find out how the properties of water make it susceptible to changes in temperature, and how this can change the globe. ... Read More
Clean Energy Fuels is selling Redeem, a vehicle fuel derived from landfill methane, in more than 40 California filling stations. ... Read More
Water supply shortages are becoming a problem of global proportion. In the past month, 2,000 farmers in India were arrested for stealing water; the regional government of the Spanish province of Catalonia said it was going to import water by boat and train beginning in May to provide summer supplies; the Queensland Water Commission in Australia put local residents on the toughest water restrictio ... Read More
In light of the recent Colorado flooding caused by unprecedented rainfall, it may seem counterintuitive to worry about a global paucity of water.
Yet according to research published Sept. 12 in the journal Environmental Research Letters and led by Dieter Gerten of Germanyâ€™s Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, even if global temperature increases by just 2 degrees Celsius â€” the inter ... Read More
Fracking in America generated 280bn US gallons of toxic waste water last year â€“ enough to flood all of Washington DC beneath a 22ft deep toxic lagoon, a new report out on Thursday found.
The report from campaign group Environment America said America's transformation into an energy superpower was exacting growing costs on the environment.
"Our analysis shows that damage from fracking is wid ... Read More
As federal policy makers decide on rules for fracking on public lands, a new report calculates the toll of this dirty drilling on our environment, including 280 billion gallons of toxic wastewater generated by fracking in 2012â€”enough to flood all of Washington, DC, in a 22-foot deep toxic lagoon. The Environment America Research & Policy Center report, Fracking by the Numbers, is the first to mea ... Read More
The objective of this article is to define two commonly used evapotranspiration (ET) concepts: potential evapotranspiration (ETp) and reference evapotranspiration (ETo); and to provide insight on the differences between the two terms. A common understanding of these widely used concepts in agricultural communities will help to make communication easier between farmers/growers, extension agents, a ... Read More
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