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Does Global Warming Stir Up More Violent Storms?

In the wake of Gustav, three more tropical storms are lining up to pummel U.S. coasts. The increased frequency of hurricanes and tropical storms this season has stirred up the debate about whether global warming causes violent weather. Many scientists … Continue reading

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Environmental Time Bomb Ticks Benearth Arctic Soils

There’s an environmental time bomb ticking beneath the Arctic soil. Scientists warn that global warming could release huge stores of carbon dioxide trapped in Arctic soils, immediately accelerating climate change and disastrously impacting the environment. Scientists have long known that organic carbon frozen in … Continue reading

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Global Warming Opening Arctic to New Navigation

Global warming is melting Arctic ice and opening up new navigable ocean in the extreme Arctic north. The day is soon coming when Arctic Ocean waters the size of the United States will be ice-free and navigable for most of … Continue reading

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Are Possible Water Wars Just Overblown Hype?

Are dire predictions of future water wars just overwrought environmentalists fanning the flames of fear? You be the judge. By 2025, the United Nations estimates that two-thirds of the world’s population will live where water is scare. Unsafe drinking water kills more … Continue reading

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Great Lakes States Prepare for Water Wars

The Great Lakes hold one-fifth of the world’s fresh surface water and 95% of the fresh surface water in the U.S. With droughts and the population shift from the Midwest into southern and western states, the eight states and two … Continue reading

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Droughts, Pollution Could Spark Water Wars

Water wars? World leaders and military strategists are already planning for a day when the Earth’s most abundant resource — water — becomes more precious than oil. Mankind can survive without oil, but water is essential to life. Climate change, pollution and a … Continue reading

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