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kanute
By kanute on Mon, Dec 7, 2015 - 4:54pm

Global Carbon Emissions Coming Down?

"If the final data show the world's CO2 emissions have dropped, it will be the first recorded decrease during a "period of strong global economic growth," according to the study published in the journal Nature Climate Change."

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Thu, Feb 5, 2015 - 1:48pm

Scientists Warn We've Exceeded 4 of 9 Planetary Boundaries

The journal Science recently released a report that, in the past 100 years, human activity has altered the equilibrium of its planetary habitat so severely that several boundaries for sustaining life are being exceeded:

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Wendy S. Delmater
By Wendy S. Delmater on Mon, Jan 7, 2013 - 12:39pm

On planning for creeping USDA/planting zones

Frankly, I remember a different climate. In the 1960s I remember the Great South Bay--a large brackish area between Jones Beach and Long Island--freezing so solid you could drive cars on it. Snows happened every year in my childhood, despite our being on the Atlantic Ocean coast. By the time I left NY snow was rare on Long Island. As a gardener, this had consequences.