Global Warming

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Yosemite's largest ice mass is melting fast

Published: 
Wed, 10/02/2013 - 8:51pm
Category: 
Water

Climate change is taking a visible toll on Yosemite National Park, where the largest ice mass in the park is in a death spiral, geologists say.

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Experts set threshold for climate-change calamity

Published: 
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 8:29pm
Category: 
Energy

The world's leading climate scientists have for the first time established a limit on the amount of greenhouse gases that can be released before the Earth reaches a tipping point and predicted that it will be surpassed within decades unless swift action is taken to curb the current pace of emissions.

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U.N. Climate Panel Endorses Ceiling on Global Emissions

Published: 
Fri, 09/27/2013 - 10:44pm

The world’s top climate scientists on Friday formally embraced an upper limit on greenhouse gases for the first time, establishing a target level at which humanity must stop spewing them into the atmosphere or face irreversible climatic changes. 

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Overpopulation: Why ingenuity alone won't save us

Published: 
Mon, 09/23/2013 - 7:38pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

It's easy to grasp that in a national park, balance must be maintained between predators and prey, lest the ecosystem crash. But when we're talking about our own species, it gets harder.

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How We Learned Not to Guzzle

Published: 
Fri, 09/13/2013 - 8:19am
Category: 
Energy

For as long as most of us can remember, the nation’s energy news has trended from bad to worse, starting with the oil crises of the 1970s.