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Kerry Prods India to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Published: 
Mon, 06/24/2013 - 9:56pm
Category: 
Energy

Secretary of State John Kerry urged India on Sunday to begin to address climate change by reducing emissions of greenhouse gases even as it attempts to bring electricity to tens of millions of its citizens now living without it.

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New Clean Air Rules Would Do Little

Published: 
Sat, 10/26/2013 - 9:37am
Category: 
Energy

President Obama's recently proposed regulations to limit carbon-dioxide emissions from new power plants have been much heralded by environmentalists because they would make new coal-fired power plants too costly to operate.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reached New Highs In 2012, World Meterological Organization Says

Published: 
Thu, 11/07/2013 - 8:59am
Category: 
Energy

Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2012, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Wednesday.

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U.N. Climate Panel Endorses Ceiling on Global Emissions

Published: 
Fri, 09/27/2013 - 10:44pm

The world’s top climate scientists on Friday formally embraced an upper limit on greenhouse gases for the first time, establishing a target level at which humanity must stop spewing them into the atmosphere or face irreversible climatic changes. 

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Al Gore explains why he’s optimistic about stopping global warming

Published: 
Fri, 08/23/2013 - 8:44am
Category: 
Energy

We have already crossed the 400 parts per million mark. We crossed it earlier this year. The question now is how high it will go before we begin bending the curve.