greenhouse gases

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Al Gore explains why he’s optimistic about stopping global warming

Published: 
Fri, 08/23/2013 - 8:44am
Category: 
Energy

We have already crossed the 400 parts per million mark. We crossed it earlier this year. The question now is how high it will go before we begin bending the curve. 

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Climate Panel Cites Near Certainty on Warming

Published: 
Mon, 08/19/2013 - 10:45pm
Category: 
Energy

An international panel of scientists has found with near certainty that human activity is the cause of most of the temperature increases of recent decades, and warns that sea levels could conceivably rise by more than three feet by the end of the century if emissions continue at a runaway pace.

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Obama Outlines Ambitious Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Published: 
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:23pm
Category: 
Energy

President Obama, declaring that “Americans across the country are already paying the price of inaction,” announced sweeping measures on Tuesday to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and prepare the nation for a future of rising temperatures.

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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
Category: 
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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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.