climate change impacts

Big U.S. Corporations Urge Quick Carbon Cap-and-Trade Legislation

Article: Big U.S. Corporations Urge Quick Carbon Cap-and-Trade Legislation

BOSTON, Massachusetts, November 19, 2008 (ENS) – Five large U.S. corporations and a coalition of investors and environmental groups today announced that they have formed a new organization to lobby for strong U.S. climate and energy legislation in early 2009 to spur a clean energy economy and reduce global warming. The founding members of Business…

World Water Crisis Underlies World Food Crisis

Article: World Water Crisis Underlies World Food Crisis

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, August 18, 2008 (ENS) – The world’s supplies of clean, fresh water cannot sustain today’s “profligate” use and inadequate management, which have brought shrinking food supplies and rising food costs to most countries, WWF Director General James Leape told the opening session of World Water Week in Stockholm today. “Behind the world food…

Australia Creates Wildlife Preserve Corridor

Article: Australia Creates Wildlife Preserve Corridor

Australia is commencing a very ambitious project that will connect the east and west coasts of the continent with a corridor of wildlife refuge. In light of global warming and the expected mass extinctions of many life forms, Australia wants to provide shelter for animals; they will provide a home for the furry, the cuddly…