Global Warming

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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.

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Department of Energy’s Crusade Against Leaks of a Potent Greenhouse Gas Yields Results

Published: 
Sat, 06/15/2013 - 10:46am
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Energy

Every year, the United States Department of Energy’s far-flung operations generate millions of tons of climate-warming greenhouse gases.

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Climate Change In NYC: Mayor Bloomberg To Discuss Prepping City For Warming World

Published: 
Wed, 06/12/2013 - 8:31am
Category: 
Energy

Removable floodwalls would be erected in lower Manhattan, and levees, gates and other defenses would be built elsewhere around the city under a nearly $20 billion plan Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed Tuesday to protect New York from storms and the effects of global warming.

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What to Make of a Warming Plateau

Published: 
Wed, 06/12/2013 - 8:27am
Category: 
Energy

As unlikely as this may sound, we have lucked out in recent years when it comes to global warming.

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A Change in Temperature

Published: 
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:13pm
Category: 
Energy

Since 1896, scientists have been trying to answer a deceptively simple question: What will happen to the temperature of the earth if the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere doubles?