Climate Change

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Human impacts on the climate preceded the dawn of the petroleum age
Posted on 26 Jun 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts, occasionally with tongue planted firmly in cheek, have noted that human impact on carbon loading in the atmosphere goes back to well before the industrial era. A recent assessment has calculated that over the eight millennia before 1850... Read More

Rising CO2 Poses Significant Threat To Human Nutrition
Posted on 10 Jun 2014 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

At the elevated levels of atmospheric CO 2 anticipated by around 2050, crops that provide a large share of the global population with most of their dietary zinc and iron will have significantly reduced concentrations of those nutrients , according to... Read More