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Taking Page From Health Care Act, Obama Climate Plan Relies on States

Published: 
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:17am
Category: 
Energy

President Obama’s new plan to fight climate change depends heavily on states’ devising individual approaches to meeting goals set in the nation’s capital, a strategy similar to the one he used to expand health care, often with rocky results.

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Carbon Dioxide Levels Topped 400 PPM Throughout Northern Hemisphere In April, WMO Says

Published: 
Wed, 05/28/2014 (All day)

Carbon dioxide levels throughout the northern hemisphere hit 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human history in April, an ominous threshold for climate change, the World Meteorological Organization said on Monday.

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U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped 3.4% in 2012

Published: 
Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:46am
Category: 
Energy

Greenhouse gas emissions in the United States dropped by 3.4% in 2012, federal environmental regulators reported Tuesday.

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CO2 Levels Already Topped 400 PPM This Year, On Track To Cross Threshold For A Month

Published: 
Tue, 03/18/2014 - 4:02pm
Category: 
Energy

Last year, atmospheric carbon dioxide briefly crossed 400 parts per million for the first time in human history. However, it didn’t cross that threshold until mid-May. 

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Study Finds Keystone XL Would Have Much Larger Impact Than State Department Suggests

Published: 
Tue, 03/04/2014 - 10:29pm
Category: 
Energy

The State Department's final environmental impact analysis for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline downplays the significance the pipeline would have for development of the Canadian tar sands, according to a new analysis from a United Kingdom-based group.