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2013 Sees Rebound in Climate Coverage Worldwide

2013 saw a 30 percent uptick in stories about climate change issues from 2012, according to a recent analysis released by The Daily Climate. The analysis found 24,000 news articles, opinions and editorials in mainstream news outlets worldwide that had to do with climate change issues, up from 18,546 stories in 2012. The overall increase […]

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New Poll: Most Americans Are Seeing the Effects of Climate Change, and Support Action

Most Americans are seeing the effects of climate change, and want people and organizations to start preparing soon, according to results released Friday by USA Today. The poll, conducted by USA Today in collaboration with Stanford University and the nonpartisan research group Resources for the Future, found that 71% of Americans have seen some effects […]

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Frito-Lay sends its 'green' SunChips bag to the dump

Frito-Lay sends its ‘green’ SunChips bag to the dump

The USA Today reports that Frito-Lay, manufacturer of SunChips, is replacing five of their six flavors of Sun Chips sold in compostable packaging with their traditional bag. Bruce Horovitz notes that consumers have been complaining about the loud sound of the bags, comparing them to jet engines even. Since sales have dropped 11% within the […]

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Media wakes up to Hell and High Water: Moscow’s 1000-year heat wave and “Pakistan’s Katrina”

Media wakes up to Hell and High Water: Moscow’s 1000-year heat wave and “Pakistan’s Katrina”

Today Joe Romm blogged about the international weather-related disasters that are simultaneously taking place in Russia, China and Pakistan and the United States this week in his well-respected blog "Climate Progress." He reported that the mainstream media is finally addressing the fact that these horrific weather incidents are more than likely due to climate change. […]

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