Archive for: June, 2015

World Environment Day: UN Asks Us Each for One Change

World Environment Day: UN Asks Us Each for One Change

  NEW YORK, New York, June 5, 2015 (ENS) – Many of the Earth’s ecosystems are approaching “critical tipping points,” the United Nations warned today, World Environment Day. The world body accompanied the warning with...

 

San Diego Electric Vehicle Grid Pilot Wins Wide Support

San Diego Electric Vehicle Grid Pilot Wins Wide Support

  SAN DIEGO, California, June 4, 2015 (ENS) – San Diego Gas & Electric and automakers, electric vehicle service providers, public interest environmental groups and labor unions Wednesday signed a formal agreement in support of...

 

Glacier Ice in Everest Region Could Vanish by 2100

Glacier Ice in Everest Region Could Vanish by 2100

  KATHMANDU, Nepal, June 3, 2015 (ENS) – If greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, glaciers in the Mount Everest region of the Himalayas could melt away in this century, a team of researchers in Nepal, France and the Netherlands...

 

India Blames Climate Change for Heat Wave Deaths

India Blames Climate Change for Heat Wave Deaths

  NOIDA, India, June 2, 2015 (ENS) – Soaring temperatures in three Indian states over the past week have claimed the lives of about 2,330 people, mostly construction workers, the elderly or the homeless, officials say. The hardest...

 

High-Speed Rail a Priority for New UK Government

High-Speed Rail a Priority for New UK Government

  LEEDS, UK, June 2, 2015 (ENS) – Billions in transport investment to end the decades-old economic gap between north and south is a top priority for the UK’s newly elected Conservative government, Transport Secretary Patrick...

 

AmeriScan 6/2/15: WY Bison; AK Oil; NV Solar; HI Fuel

AmeriScan 6/2/15: WY Bison; AK Oil; NV Solar; HI Fuel

  Yellowstone Bison Gores Again YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, June 2, 2015 (ENS) – An Australian man, 62, sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries after an encounter with a bison near Old Faithful Lodge in Yellowstone National...

 

2015 Atlantic Hurricane Risk Down, Pacific Risk Up

2015 Atlantic Hurricane Risk Down, Pacific Risk Up

  COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, June 1, 2015 (ENS) – The 2015 hurricane season officially opened on Monday as U.S. weather forecasters predicted a “below-normal” risk of hurricanes in the Atlantic and “above-normal”...

 
 
 
 

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