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Remember when I measured the UHI in Reno, NV ? It seems the normally alarmist "Climate Central" is just now getting around to recognizing UHI, but of course, they have to put in the obligatory disclaimer that it cannot possibly contribute to the global warming signal.
"You can't just look at the rapid retreat you see in these images and say that it is entirely natural or entirely due to human-caused global warming," explained University of Alaska glaciologist Martin Truffer.
Worried about global warming, a growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting their holdings in fossil fuel companies that release large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
An analysis of nine polls tracking Hispanic voter preference released Wednesday shows that Hispanics are increasingly anxious about global warming and environmental conservation.
These days it seems like any time a storm rears its ugly head pundits declare that global warming is to blame.
A warmer, wetter climate with more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would undoubtedly produce more plant growth and more food.
I am senior fellow for environment policy at the Heartland Institute and managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
Are we so desperate for one last big fix of oil, that we're willing to destroy one of the world's last pristine and unspoiled regions? The U.S. Geological Survey released a report last week stating that the region inside the Arctic Circle contains about one-fifth of the world's undiscovered, recoverable oil.
After months of dodging questions about climate change, Gov. Rick Scott met today with a panel of climate scientists who have been trying to brief him on the human influence on global warming.
Climate change will cut South Asia's growth almost 9 percent by the end of the century unless world governments try harder to counter global warming, the Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday.
The average temperature on Earth has barely risen over the past 16 years. ETH researchers have now found out why.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to ban the use of HFC-134a as a motor-vehicle air-conditioning system refrigerant starting with model-year 2021 new vehicles.
While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new paper points to two other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2011 -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech on May 23 in Washington, D.C., in which he said, "I envision an Israel that can dedicate even more of its creative and scientific talents to help solve some of the great challenges of the day, foremost of which is finding a clean and affordable substitute ... (more)
Komekurayama Solar Power Plant is a 10-megawatt photovoltaic power station in Japan.
It's been a bad year for Al Gore and his global warming buddies. The president of the United States complains that the water off Martha's Vineyard is too cold; New Yorkers are suffering through the coldest summer in memory; and to top it off, recent data contradict that global warming can be countered in any significant way by a domestic war on ... (more)
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