by Fred Zilian
Organized by Denis Hayes, the first Earth Day was celebrated in ceremonies at some two thousand colleges and universities, ten thousand primary and secondary schools, and hundreds of communities across the U.S.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Unlike historical megadroughts triggered by natural climate cycles, emissions of heat-trapping gases from human activities have contributed to the current one, the study finds.
Climate change might have sparked the war in Syria, a study said last year.
In 1922, seven Western states drew up an agreement on how to divide the waters of the Colorado River. But there was one big problem with the plan: They overestimated how much water the river could provide.
SOURCE: Informed Comment
by Juan Cole
Climate change not only makes agricultural problems worse, it has a direct negative affect. When it is hot, people fight more.
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