Global Warming

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Freezing Out the Bigger Picture

Published: 
Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:31am

At the exact moment President Obama was declaring last month that “climate change is a fact,” thousands of drivers in Atlanta were trapped in a grueling winter ordeal, trying to get home on roads that had turned into ribbons of ice.

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Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change

Published: 
Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:00pm

Coca-Cola has always been more focused on its economic bottom line than on global warming, but when the company lost a lucrative operating license in India because of a serious water shortage there in 2004, things began to change.

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U.N. Says Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly

Published: 
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 10:57am
Category: 
Energy

Nations have so dragged their feet in battling climate change that the situation has grown critical and the risk of severe economic disruption is rising, according to a draft United Nations report.

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Poll: Americans see impact of global warming

Published: 
Fri, 12/20/2013 - 8:33am

Most Americans say global warming is serious and want the United States to address it, but their support for government regulations has fallen in recent years, says a poll Fridayconducted for USA TODAY.

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The Montreal Protocol, a Little Treaty That Could

Published: 
Wed, 12/11/2013 - 7:40am
Category: 
Chemicals

Here is a remarkable fact about global warming: It might be twice as bad right now were it not for a treaty negotiated by a conservative American president, for an entirely different purpose, based on motives no one has ever quite understood.