ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Southeast U.S. should prepare for wild weather from climate change, expert says

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Southeast U.S. should prepare for wild weather from climate change, expert says

Posted: 14 Nov 2013 08:36 AM PST

People who live in the southeastern united states should begin to prepare for more drastically changing weather conditions — everything from heat waves to poorer air quality — caused by climate change, according to a new book.

Researchers warn against high emissions from oil palm expansion in Brazil

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 06:38 PM PST

Expanding millions of hectares of Brazilian land to produce palm oil for food or for renewable, clean-burning biodiesel could result in extremely high emissions of carbon dioxide unless strict controls are put in place.