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Record Greenhouse Gas Levels Impact Atmosphere and Oceans

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Headlines,Science/Technology,Statistics

Press release which describes the record high amount of greenhouse gases measured in earth’s atmosphere in 2013 and the implications for ocean acidification and accelerating climate change.  From the World Meteorological Organization


WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin: The State of Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere Based on Global Observations Through 2013

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Headlines,Science/Technology,Statistics

Reports that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases reached new highs in 2013 and the atmospheric increase of carbon dioxide from 2012 to 2013 was the largest annual increase since measurements began in 1984.  From the World Meteorological Organization


State Mandated Financial Education and the Credit Behavior of Young Adults

Categories: Education,Financial Crisis/Markets,Youth

Examines the credit scores and delinquency rates of young adults in three states where personal financial education mandates were established in 2007 to see if the programs have been successful.  From the Federal Reserve