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How the Game of Golf Adapts to Global Warming

How the Game of Golf Adapts to Global Warming

Hot weather combined with intense downpours – one of the signature signs of a changing climate – has flummoxed duffers and greenskeepers alike on East Coast golf courses. But don't handicap them yet...

August 18, 2014 — Marianne Lavelle and ClimateWire
Monsoon Floods Hit North India, 200 Villages under Water

Monsoon Floods Hit North India, 200 Villages under Water

Floods triggered by heavy rains have inundated nearly 200 villages in northern India, killing at least 21 people and leaving thousands homeless, officials said on Sunday, as forecasts for more rain prompted fresh flood warnings...

August 17, 2014
At Least 53 Killed in Nepal Floods and Mudslides

At Least 53 Killed in Nepal Floods and Mudslides

Flash floods and mudslides following heavy rains have killed at least 53 people in Nepal over the past three days and cut off remote communities in the mountains, the government said on Saturday...

August 16, 2014
Tibet's Glaciers at Their Warmest in 2,000 Years

Tibet's Glaciers at Their Warmest in 2,000 Years

The Tibetan plateau, whose glaciers supply water to hundreds of millions of people in Asia, were warmer over the past 50 years than at any stage in the past two millennia, a Chinese newspaper said, citing an academic report...

August 14, 2014
Native Ecosystems Blitzed by Drought

Native Ecosystems Blitzed by Drought

California's current water crisis offers a preview of what climate change will bring elsewhere

August 13, 2014 — Alexandra Witze and Nature magazine
Public Urged to Walk and Ride Bikes to Help Cut Smog

Public Urged to Walk and Ride Bikes to Help Cut Smog

The Chinese government has identified public participation as a key element in its efforts to reverse some of the environmental damage done by more than three decades of breakneck economic growth...

August 13, 2014
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