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Climate Change Will Cause More Energy Breakdowns, U.S. Warns

Published: 
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 9:41pm
Category: 
Energy

The nation’s entire energy system is vulnerable to increasingly severe and costly weather events driven by climate change, according to a report from the Department of Energy to be published on Thursday.

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Obama Outlines Ambitious Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Published: 
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:23pm
Category: 
Energy

President Obama, declaring that “Americans across the country are already paying the price of inaction,” announced sweeping measures on Tuesday to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and prepare the nation for a future of rising temperatures.

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Climate change could slash snowfall in Southern California mountains

Published: 
Sat, 06/15/2013 - 10:50am
Category: 
Energy

Climate change is likely to wipe a lot of the white from those postcard winter scenes of Los Angeles ringed by snow-capped mountains, according to new research.

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Department of Energy’s Crusade Against Leaks of a Potent Greenhouse Gas Yields Results

Published: 
Sat, 06/15/2013 - 10:46am
Category: 
Energy

Every year, the United States Department of Energy’s far-flung operations generate millions of tons of climate-warming greenhouse gases.

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Climate Change In NYC: Mayor Bloomberg To Discuss Prepping City For Warming World

Published: 
Wed, 06/12/2013 - 8:31am
Category: 
Energy

Removable floodwalls would be erected in lower Manhattan, and levees, gates and other defenses would be built elsewhere around the city under a nearly $20 billion plan Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed Tuesday to protect New York from storms and the effects of global warming.