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The Warmer, Wetter Arctic Is Becoming a New Source of Carbon

Published: 
Wed, 03/23/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Chemicals

Could the impacts of climate change include environmental feedbacks that intensify its effects? New research from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire adds to a growing body of evidence that in the Arctic, at least, such feedback loops are a real consequence of the world’s continued reliance on fossil fuels.

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Exxon Mobil Investigated for Possible Climate Change Lies by New York Attorney General

Published: 
Fri, 11/06/2015 (All day)

The New York attorney general has begun an investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks of climate change or to investors about how such risks might hurt the oil business.

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China Burns Much More Coal Than Reported, Complicating Climate Talks

Published: 
Wed, 11/04/2015 (All day)

China, the world’s leading emitter of greenhouse gases from coal, has been burning up to 17 percent more coal a year than the government previously disclosed, according to newly released data. The finding could complicate the already difficult efforts to limit global warming.

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Burn Notice: Sea Levels Will Rise 200 Feet If Fossil Fuels Are Not Kept in the Ground

Published: 
Tue, 09/15/2015 (All day)

Keep it in the ground. That’s the rallying cry of environmentalists who warn that burning the world’s remaining fossil fuel reserves would unleash catastrophic climate change.

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World is on a collision course with fossil fuels, Gov. Jerry Brown says

Published: 
Thu, 07/09/2015 (All day)

After two days of rubbing shoulders with an international collection of politicians, Gov. Jerry Brown emerged from a climate-change conference here with new partnerships in the fight against global warming.

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