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Environmental Change in the News 5/19/12 to 5/31/12

Reprinted from ClimateWire with permission from Environment & Energy Publishing, LLC. 202-628-6500.

150,000 more U.S. heat deaths projected by 2100 -- report

Australian meteorologists fear a return to El NiƱo

Coastal sea grass traps carbon more efficiently than forests -- study

Energy and water use are tightly linked, will face similar strains -- report

Erratic climate hurts fruit crops in western India

Foundation helps middle-sized Asian cities brace for climate impacts

Groundwater pumping appears to be a major contributor to sea-level rise

Higher temperatures trigger the sudden loss of glacial lakes

Hot beaches mean baked bay sea turtles

Indonesia will fail to meet deforestation pledge

Mexico and surrounding areas could face extreme drought -- study

Migratory birds in Uganda may be affected by climate change

More than 150,000 methane seeps appear as Arctic ice retreats

Once-rare butterfly flourishes in the balmy south of England

Sea-level rise poses expensive questions for New York City

The ice goes, fire comes and new species redefine the North Woods

Urban leaders need to boost climate resiliency now -- study



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