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Google Joins NYC’s Initiative to Cut Emissions by 30% Google Joins NYC’s Initiative to Cut Emissions by 30%

Google, along with a handful of other high-profile companies, has announced that they will join New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is participating in the “Carbon Challenge,” an initiative to “cut greenhouse gases, improve air quality, and fight climate change.” …

Arctic Sea Ice Volume Declining, Shows Satellite Data Arctic Sea Ice Volume Declining, Shows Satellite Data
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A new European Space Agency (ESA) study has shown that Arctic sea ice has declined significantly since 2003. The study, published recently in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, has confirmed that Arctic ice volume is declining, rather than just sea …

Antarctic Ozone Could be Returning, Shows New Images Antarctic Ozone Could be Returning, Shows New Images
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New satellite imagery has shown that the hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica is shrinking. In 2012, the hole was the smallest it has been in the past ten years. The images were taken by the European Space Agency’s …

Climate Change is Threatening the Amazon Rainforest, Says NASA Climate Change is Threatening the Amazon Rainforest, Says NASA

A NASA-led study has shown that a part of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of California is still suffering from a “megadrought” that began in 2005. Researchers cited this and damage due to drought recurrences in the Amazon during …

2012 the Ninth Warmest Year on Record, Says NASA 2012 the Ninth Warmest Year on Record, Says NASA

NASA announced this week that 2012 was the ninth warmest year since 1880, the earliest date to which global temperatures can be tracked. 2005 and 2010 rank as the hottest years on record, while all 10 of the warmest years …

Study Shows Ice Loss at Both Poles Increasing Study Shows Ice Loss at Both Poles Increasing

A new study by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) is showing that the melting rate for ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica has increased over the past two decades. All together, the ice sheets are losing over three …

Google Maps Takes on the Street-less Views Google Maps Takes on the Street-less Views

When Google embarked on its mission to map out all of the world’s roads with Google Maps and Google Street View, it was an ambitious mission to make the most consummate map of human development and expansion. The company’s done …

Astronauts Condemn NASA’s Global Warming Stance Astronauts Condemn NASA’s Global Warming Stance

Global warming is happening! That was the belief up until 2009 when it was discovered that the worlds most trusted and renowned center for studying climate change, the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia, was fudging …

Ben Stein Sues Kyocera Over Climate Change Discrimination Ben Stein Sues Kyocera Over Climate Change Discrimination

Ben Stein is suing Kyocera and their ad agency. He alleges that Kyocera had contracted him to do some commercials for them, then pulled out of the deal. According to Stein, the bad news came after reps for the agency …

Yahoo Is Greener Than You

The Internet company’s continued efforts at addressing environmental concerns received a positive mark from the Climate Counts project.