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The Carbon Disclosure Project has asked
300 of the largest global companies to report on their water use. Backed by major financial institutions, the campaign would put water consumption on par with carbon emissions as a concern of company shareholders. Because climate
change could aggravate worldwide water shortages, investors worry there will an impact on company operations.
For some levity on the Climate Change debates, don't miss this segment of the Colbert Report called "
"Climate Kids" web site is the latest addition to the agency's Global
Climate Change portal. The Climate Kids site uses age-appropriate language, games, humorous illustrations, and animations to help kids understand climate change.
Greenpeace has published
"Dealing in Doubt," a report describing "20 years of organized attacks on climate science, scientists and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change."
Public voting begins today for the
Top Ten Finalists in the
Bizarre Map Challenge Event. The competition is chaired by Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou from San Diego State University's Geography Department and is open to U.S. high school and university students. The goals are to promote spatial
thinking; increase awareness of geospatial technology; and inspire curiosity about geographic patterns and mapping in students and the public. First prize is $5,000.
Craig Ventner writes about the future of genomics in the April 1, 2010, edition of
Interested in a graphical view of how the U.S. government spends your taxes? See "
Death and Taxes A Visual Guide to Where Your Federal Tax Dollars Go" published by mint.com.