Posts Tagged ‘global warming’

  • 19th Century Urban Transport Was An Environmental Problem

    An Environmental Law

    Jan 20, 12 • 250 Views • No Comments

    Asked if they want lower gasoline taxes that make more driving affordable, people typically say, “Yes.” Told that the only electricity for a village in India is from coal-fired plants, most people will say it’s okay. When making decisions...  [read more]

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    Defrosting the Doughnut Hole

    Oct 19, 11 • 247 Views • No Comments

    A global phenomenon will open up new areas for oil exploration, enable ships to take shortcuts, and provide easier access to world markets for iron ore and other minerals. The phenomenon? Global warming. Because of global warming, the polar ice sheet is...  [read more]

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    Some Like It Hot?

    Oct 23, 10 • 248 Views • No Comments

    A warmer Detroit? A wetter New York? In the future world that UCLA professor Matthew Kahn describes, cities will adapt to climate change. Assuming that warming is gradual, populations will migrate and innovate. If San Diego becomes less habitable, people will...  [read more]

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    Animal Emissions

    Jul 15, 10 • 682 Views • No Comments

    As most of us know, cow burps add to global warming. According to the NY Times, animal methane emissions account for 10% of Australia’s contribution to greenhouse gasses. The solution? The kangaroo. Like cows, kangaroos are “foregut...  [read more]