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Arctic methane 'time bomb' could have huge economic costs

Published: 
Thu, 07/25/2013 - 11:43pm
Category: 
Energy

Scientists say that the release of large amounts of methane from thawing permafrost in the Arctic could have huge economic impacts for the world.

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Our Coming Food Crisis

Published: 
Sun, 07/21/2013 - 11:06pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

This summer the tiny town of Furnace Creek, Calif., may once again grace the nation’s front pages. 

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Climate Change Will Cause More Energy Breakdowns, U.S. Warns

Published: 
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 9:41pm
Category: 
Energy

The nation’s entire energy system is vulnerable to increasingly severe and costly weather events driven by climate change, according to a report from the Department of Energy to be published on Thursday.

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Obama Outlines Ambitious Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Published: 
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:23pm
Category: 
Energy

President Obama, declaring that “Americans across the country are already paying the price of inaction,” announced sweeping measures on Tuesday to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and prepare the nation for a future of rising temperatures.

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Climate change could slash snowfall in Southern California mountains

Published: 
Sat, 06/15/2013 - 10:50am
Category: 
Energy

Climate change is likely to wipe a lot of the white from those postcard winter scenes of Los Angeles ringed by snow-capped mountains, according to new research.