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Burn Notice: Sea Levels Will Rise 200 Feet If Fossil Fuels Are Not Kept in the Ground

Published: 
Tue, 09/15/2015 (All day)

Keep it in the ground. That’s the rallying cry of environmentalists who warn that burning the world’s remaining fossil fuel reserves would unleash catastrophic climate change.

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World is on a collision course with fossil fuels, Gov. Jerry Brown says

Published: 
Thu, 07/09/2015 (All day)

After two days of rubbing shoulders with an international collection of politicians, Gov. Jerry Brown emerged from a climate-change conference here with new partnerships in the fight against global warming.

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Vegetarianism Cuts Your Dietary Carbon Footprint A Ridiculous Amount, Study Finds

Published: 
Sun, 06/29/2014 - 6:54pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

As the economic, political and personal costs of doing nothing to mitigate climate change skyrocket, there's one lifestyle change that slashes dietary greenhouse gas emissions in half: Veganism.

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U.N. Climate Panel Highlights Lack Of Action On Rising Temperatures

Published: 
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:29am
Category: 
Energy

The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.

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China Takes On Big Risks in Its Push for Shale Gas

Published: 
Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:21pm
Category: 
Energy

Residents of this isolated mountain valley of terraced cornfields were just going to sleep last April when they were jolted by an enormous roar, followed by a tower of flames.