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The Flood Next Time

Published: 
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 9:08am
Category: 
Water

The little white shack at the water’s edge in Lower Manhattan is unobtrusive — so much so that the tourists strolling the promenade at Battery Park the other day did not give it a second glance.

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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.

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Climate Warnings, Growing Louder

Published: 
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 10:42pm
Category: 
Energy

Given new evidence on carbon pollution, President Obama should get moving on global warming.

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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.