greenhouse gases

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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.

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An EV in Every Garage

Published: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 12:24pm
Category: 
Transportation

Four years ago, the number of electric vehicles on California roads was pretty close to zero.  At the end of this year, it will be about 50,000.  

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New Clean Air Rules Would Do Little

Published: 
Sat, 10/26/2013 - 9:37am
Category: 
Energy

President Obama's recently proposed regulations to limit carbon-dioxide emissions from new power plants have been much heralded by environmentalists because they would make new coal-fired power plants too costly to operate.