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The Environment / Global Warming

Climate Change: Brand or Be Branded

Climate Change: Brand or Be Branded

Jun 06, 2012 at 17:11 | Jen Alic

It is very difficult to understand the climate change denial platform on a purely philosophical and scientific level. Climate change is a rather obvious aspect of the history of the…

International Climate Talks Are Progressing, But Very Slowly

International Climate Talks Are Progressing, But Very Slowly

May 31, 2012 at 17:30 | Environmental Finance

The climate negotiations are proceeding at an “unacceptable” pace, said UN climate chief Christiana Figueres today, but progress is being made.Speaking in Cologne at the opening of the…

The Effects of Global Warming being Felt in the US

The Effects of Global Warming being Felt in the US

May 17, 2012 at 17:28 | Climate Progress

In a recent PBS documentary, the mayor of Norfolk, Virginia, Paul Fraim, talks about how flooding has become a monthly occurrence in his town, and how global warming and…

Carbon Isotopes Prove Humans Have Caused Global Warming

Carbon Isotopes Prove Humans Have Caused Global Warming

Apr 25, 2012 at 16:10 | Climate Progress

The earth is warming. But can we be sure that humans are the cause? Yes. The same way cycling officials were sure that biker Floyd Landis doped with synthetic testosterone…

Never Mind Earth Day, Carbon Emissions are still too High

Never Mind Earth Day, Carbon Emissions are still too High

Apr 23, 2012 at 17:13 | Juan Cole

The first observance of Earth Day was March 21, 1970. I was 17, and along with other students at Broad Run High School, went out with garbage bags to clean…

Catastrophic Climate Change to Hit Africa and the Middle East within a Decade

Catastrophic Climate Change to Hit Africa and the Middle East within a Decade

Mar 26, 2012 at 17:12 | Juan Cole

A new study just published in Nature Geoscience has found it plausible for the first time that the world’s average surface temperature could rise by as much as 5…

Scrapping all Coal Plants Would have no Significant Effect for 100 Years

Scrapping all Coal Plants Would have no Significant Effect for 100 Years

Mar 08, 2012 at 16:50 | Robert Rapier

Who could have dreamed solving climate change would be so easy? A new paper in Environmental Research Letters called “Greenhouse gases, climate change and the transition from coal to…

How Severe an Impact Would the Keystone XL Pipeline have on the Environment?

How Severe an Impact Would the Keystone XL Pipeline have on the Environment?

Mar 05, 2012 at 17:59 | MasterResource

Last month, a group of 15 climate scientists (included the now disgraced Peter Gleick) sent a letter to Congress expressing their displeasure over the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. President…

The Climate Change Controversy Continues

The Climate Change Controversy Continues

Feb 22, 2012 at 17:19 | Dave Summers

There are a couple of controversial items that have made it into the mainstream press recently that seem to have stirred a little controversy, and which are worth at least…

Why Oil Companies Don't Want Us Talking About Climate Change

Why Oil Companies Don't Want Us Talking About Climate Change

Feb 08, 2012 at 17:50 | Post Carbon

If we could see the world with a particularly illuminating set of spectacles, one of its most prominent features at the moment would be a giant carbon bubble, whose bursting…

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