Global Warming

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Geoengineering: Our Last Hope, or a False Promise?

Published: 
Mon, 05/27/2013 - 9:29pm
Category: 
Energy

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere recently surpassed 400 parts per million for the first time in three million years.

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Greenhouse gases nearing highly dangerous levels, study finds

Published: 
Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:39pm
Category: 
Energy

Emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases are growing at such a rate that the world will probably exceed a safe limit in average global temperatures by the end of the century and veer into a higher temperature zone that would profoundly damage economic growth and most other aspects of life, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.

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Kerry Prods India to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Published: 
Mon, 06/24/2013 - 9:56pm
Category: 
Energy

Secretary of State John Kerry urged India on Sunday to begin to address climate change by reducing emissions of greenhouse gases even as it attempts to bring electricity to tens of millions of its citizens now living without it.

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Invest, Divest and Prosper

Published: 
Fri, 06/28/2013 - 9:13pm
Category: 
Energy

It has been a busy news week, what with voting rights, gay marriage and Paula Deen. Even so, it’s remarkable how little attention the news media gave to President Obama’s new “climate action plan.”

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The Amazing Energy Race

Published: 
Wed, 07/03/2013 - 8:18am
Category: 
Energy

The United States is falling behind. To catch up, we need to reorder our priorities, find cleaner and smarter fuels and develop new technologies.