climate change

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A Clean-Car Boom

Published: 
Tue, 08/13/2013 - 9:10am
Category: 
Transportation

In a welcome development for the planet, the cars on American streets are becoming much more climate-friendly much sooner than many had expected.

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Drought Helped Spark Syria’s Civil War — Is it One of Many Climate Wars to Come?

Published: 
Tue, 09/10/2013 - 8:45pm
Category: 
Water

Climate change is already hurting the world’s most vulnerable populations.

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Administration to Press Ahead With Carbon Limits

Published: 
Fri, 09/20/2013 - 8:33am
Category: 
Energy

The Obama administration on Friday announced that it was not backing down from a confrontation with the coal industry and would press ahead with enacting the first federal carbon limits on the nation’s power companies.

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Arctic Ice Makes Comeback From Record Low, but Long-Term Decline May Continue

Published: 
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 8:46pm
Category: 
Water

Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean underwent a sharp recovery this year from the record-low levels of 2012, with 50 percent more ice surviving the summer melt season, scientists said Friday.

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Global warming 'hiatus' puts climate change scientists on the spot

Published: 
Mon, 09/23/2013 - 8:54am
Category: 
Energy

It's a climate puzzle that has vexed scientists for more than a decade and added fuel to the arguments of those who insist man-made global warming is a myth.