global temperatures

Climate Could Cross Critical Threshold by 2100, Expert Warns

Article: Climate Could Cross Critical Threshold by 2100, Expert Warns

CHICAGO, Illinois, February 16, 2009 (ENS) – Without decisive action by governments, corporations and individuals, global warming in the 21st century is likely to accelerate at a much faster pace and cause more environmental damage than predicted, warns a leading member of the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In a business-as-usual world, higher…

Global Warming Linked to Increase in Kidney Stones

Article: Global Warming Linked to Increase in Kidney Stones

ORLANDO, Florida, May 19, 2008 (ENS) – Links between environmental conditions and urinary tract diseases are emerging from papers presented this week at the 103rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association taking place in Orlando. Rising global temperatures could lead to an increase in kidney stones, according to research conducted by Margaret Pearle,…

States Seek Fraud Protection for Carbon Offset Market

Article: States Seek Fraud Protection for Carbon Offset Market

WASHINGTON, DC, January 25, 2008 (ENS) – Citing the potential “to manipulate the system,” California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today recommended that the Federal Trade Commission sharpen its guidelines for businesses that sell carbon emission offset credits. Activities such as driving cars and running power plants produce greenhouse gas emissions which trap heat…