John Kerry

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Obama will propose vast expansion of Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary

Published: 
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:57am
Category: 
Water

President Obama on Tuesday will announce his intent to make a broad swath of the central Pacific Ocean off-limits to fishing, energy exploration and other activities, according to senior White House officials.

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Climate Change Deemed Growing Security Threat by Military Researchers

Published: 
Wed, 05/14/2014 - 1:00pm

The accelerating rate of climate change poses a severe risk to national security and acts as a catalyst for global political conflict, a report published Tuesday by a leading government-funded military research organization concluded.

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Kerry Quietly Makes Priority of Climate Pact

Published: 
Sun, 01/05/2014 - 10:59pm

As a young naval officer in Vietnam, John Kerry commanded a Swift boat up the dangerous rivers of the Mekong Delta. But when he returned there last month as secretary of state for the first time since 1969, he spoke not of past firefights but of climate change.

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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.