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Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves

In this Sept. 29, 201,3 file photo, an Indian rickshaw puller sits atop the passenger seat to protect himself during heavy downpour in Allahabad, India. Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them. Researchers found that climate change increased the odds of nine extremes: heat waves in Australia, Europe, China, Japan and Korea, intense rain in parts of the United States and India, and severe droughts in California and New Zealand.  AP PHOTO/ RAJESH KUMAR SINGH

Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Last month was hottest August since 1880–US

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Last month was the hottest August on record for global average temperatures over land and ocean surfaces, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Scientists: ‘Extreme’ solar storm heading to Earth

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An extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions, scientists say.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chemical linked to cancer found in Colgate Total–report

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Popular toothpaste brand Colgate is said to be using a chemical linked to growth of cancer cells and disrupted development of animals, according to a report.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Science, incomes and scale insects

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Science can increase incomes. But the wrong application of science in the case of the Coconut Scale Insect (CSI-cocolisap) can decrease these same incomes.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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