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Climate Change Is Here And Action Needed Now, New White House Report Says

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 14:27

CNN Politics Tuesday May 6, 2014 by Kevin Liptak, Jethro Mullen and Tom Cohen

Washington (CNN) -- Climate change is here and will only worsen. Get used to more flooding, wildfires and drought, depending on where you live. Cities and states across America already are spending lots of money to respond.

Uncontrollable Ice-Melt? Uncorking East Antarctica Could Yield Unstoppable Sea-Level Rise, Simulations Show

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 07:14

Science Daily May 5, 2014

The melting of a rather small ice volume on East Antarctica's shore could trigger a persistent ice discharge into the ocean, resulting in unstoppable sea-level rise for thousands of years to come.

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New research finds that the melting of a rather small ice volume on East Antarctica's shore could trigger a persistent ice discharge into the ocean. (Credit: M. Martin/PIK)

Final Fed Climate Report Will Present Dire Picture

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 14:57

ABC News May 5, 2014 by Seth Borenstein (AP Science Writer)

The Obama administration is more certain than ever that global warming is changing Americans' daily lives and will worsen — conclusions that scientists will detail in a massive federal report to be released Tuesday.

Obama To Talk Climate With Meteorologists

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 14:48

The Hill May 5, 2014 by Laura Barron-Lopez

President Obama will speak about climate change on Tuesday with a number of national and local TV meteorologists across the country, according to an administration official. 

The 2014 National Climate Assessment will be released Tuesday and will be the focus of Obama’s interviews. 

Climate Change Is Clear And Present Danger, Says Landmark US Report

Submitted by adminx on Sun, 05/04/2014 - 22:11

The Guardian May 4, 2014 by Suzanne Goldenberg

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Cattle at a ranch in drought-hit New Mexico last summer. Photograph: Greg Sorber/Zuma Press/Corbis

Great Ron L Hubbard out of print biography is back! Bare-faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Sun, 05/04/2014 - 22:06

Apologetics, who is run by my friend Anton Hein, has put out two great articles that Anton wrote himself along with his awesome team about Ron L Hubbard, the creator and late guru of Scientology. The first dealing with the born again biography that is now back in print and another covering all of his history of his creation of "Scientology" and the insidious damage he levied on thousands of unfortunate souls who were simply looking for a better way of life and living...

Confronting Climate Change

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:11

Harvard University  Office of the President April 7, 2014

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Dear Members of the Harvard Community,


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