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Scientists Call for Drastic Drop in Emissions. U.S. Appears to Have Gone the Other Way.

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Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:57am

The signals are blaring: Dramatic changes to our climate are well upon us. These changes — we know thanks to a steady drumbeat of alarming official reports over the past 12 months — could cripple the U.S. economy, threaten to make vast stretches of our coastlines uninhabitable, make basic food supplies scarce and push millions of the planet’s poorest people into cities and across borders as they flee environmental perils.

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Surprise! California cracked down on carbon and its economy is still booming

Published: 
Mon, 07/16/2018 - 5:33pm

The predictions were dire in 2006 when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill audaciously committing the state to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2020 in order to combat global warming.

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Scientists aim to fight climate change with super plants

Published: 
Fri, 11/17/2017 (All day)

Ever since humans first walked the earth, we have relied on plants for our survival.

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Paris Plans To Eliminate Gas-Powered Vehicle Sales By 2030

Published: 
Mon, 10/16/2017 (All day)

Parisians are taking another step to stave off pollution and carbon emissions.

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How NASA tracks carbon emissions from space to better understand — and deal with — climate change

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Mon, 10/16/2017 (All day)

Fires, drought and warmer temperatures were to blame for excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere during the 2015-2016 El Niño, scientists with NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 say.