climate change

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Climate change may bring drought to temperate areas, study says

Published: 
Sun, 05/05/2013 - 9:29pm
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Energy

Climate change may increase the risk of extreme rainfall in the tropics and drought in the world's temperate zones, according to a new study led by NASA.

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Climate Warnings, Growing Louder

Published: 
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 10:42pm
Category: 
Energy

Given new evidence on carbon pollution, President Obama should get moving on global warming.

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Geoengineering: Our Last Hope, or a False Promise?

Published: 
Mon, 05/27/2013 - 9:29pm
Category: 
Energy

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere recently surpassed 400 parts per million for the first time in three million years.

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The American Party

Published: 
Fri, 05/31/2013 - 8:12am
Category: 
Energy

My remarks when receiving the Ridenhour Courage Award were written in Union Station on my way to the event. But my concluding comment -- that we are near a point when the American people should contemplate a centrist third party -- was not an idle spur-of-the-moment reflection.

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Greenhouse gases nearing highly dangerous levels, study finds

Published: 
Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:39pm
Category: 
Energy

Emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases are growing at such a rate that the world will probably exceed a safe limit in average global temperatures by the end of the century and veer into a higher temperature zone that would profoundly damage economic growth and most other aspects of life, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.