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U.N. Says Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly

Published: 
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 10:57am
Category: 
Energy

Nations have so dragged their feet in battling climate change that the situation has grown critical and the risk of severe economic disruption is rising, according to a draft United Nations report.

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Kerry Quietly Makes Priority of Climate Pact

Published: 
Sun, 01/05/2014 - 10:59pm

As a young naval officer in Vietnam, John Kerry commanded a Swift boat up the dangerous rivers of the Mekong Delta. But when he returned there last month as secretary of state for the first time since 1969, he spoke not of past firefights but of climate change.

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Poll: Americans see impact of global warming

Published: 
Fri, 12/20/2013 - 8:33am

Most Americans say global warming is serious and want the United States to address it, but their support for government regulations has fallen in recent years, says a poll Fridayconducted for USA TODAY.

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A Pep Talk on Energy Innovation - "What Were They Thinking?"

Published: 
Thu, 02/28/2013 - 10:40am
Category: 
Energy

In what might prove to be his last public appearance as energy secretary, Steven Chu delivered a pep talk of sorts on Wednesday to hundreds of entrepreneurs, researchers and others at the ARPA-E conference on energy innovation in suburban Maryland.

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Our Carbon, Our Climate, Our Cash

Published: 
Mon, 03/25/2013 - 11:14pm
Category: 
Energy

We all buy stuff that generates carbon dioxide emissions and threatens the stability of our climate.