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Global Warming's Upside-Down Narrative

When politicians around the world tell the story of global warming, they cast it as humanity's greatest challenge.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit News

Many 'green' cars carry greenhouse gas

Such electric cars as the Chevy Volt, above, use HFC 134a, which in the atmosphere traps 1,400 times more heat than carbon dioxide.

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Related Topix: Activism, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Denver Post

State attorneys general take up fossil fuels boom as IPCC and feds lean green

Days after the U.N.-backed climate change panel of scientists urged a radical shift toward wind and solar energy to slow accelerating greenhouse-gas pollution, U.S. state attorneys general on Wednesday focused on ramped-up production of fossil fuels.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Inhabitat

Anything's Possible: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell 10 Percent Since 2005

Here's some good news on the climate change front: Greenhouse gas emissions in the United States fell nearly 10 percent from 2005 to 2012 and dropped 3.4 percent in 2012 alone , according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 19th annual emissions tally .

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Science Daily

Warm U.S. West, cold East: 4,000-year pattern; Global warming may...

Last winter's curvy jet stream pattern brought mild temperatures to western North America and harsh cold to the East.

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Related Topix: Weather, University of Utah

International Business Times

Attention Climate Change Skeptics: Man-made Emissions Cause Global Warming

A new scientific study has cited 99.9 percent of the effects of climate change are a result of human activity.

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Townhall

Earth Daze

"The heavens reek, the waters below are foul ... we are in a crisis of survival."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Science Daily

Deforestation could intensify climate change in Congo Basin by half

By 2050, deforestation could cause temperatures in the Congo Basin to increase by 0.7 C. The increase would intensify warming caused by greenhouse gases by half, according to a study by researchers at the University of Leuven, Belgium.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, World News, Belgium

Somerset County Gazette

Tidal Power summit in West Somerset

The conference comes at a time when a tidal power lagoon is being considered in Swansea Bay to exploit the natural power potential of the Bristol Channel.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Tidal Power, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Earth Times

Carbon destroys ocean life as well as our climate

Climate change and pollution are hand in hand, but we often forget the increasing warnings we have about how our emissions are acidifying the waters around us.

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Science Daily

European climate at the 2 degrees Celsius global warming threshold

A global warming of 2 degrees Celsius relative to pre-industrial climate has been considered as a threshold which society should endeavor to remain below, in order to limit the dangerous effects of anthropogenic climate change.

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Related Topix: Weather

The Nation

The Tax Breaks That Are Killing the Planet

ExxonMobil, the world's largest oil company, hauled in a $32.6 billion profit last year.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Powder River, WY, US News, Liberal Political News

The Miami Herald

Climate change has arrived

Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton continued his strong start with a double in the first inning and a 2-for-4 night against the Nationals.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Florida, Natural Disasters, Weather, Drought

Silicon Alley Insider

US CO2 Emissions Per Capita Are At Their Lowest Levels In 50 Years

The International Panel on Climate Change released their third and final report this weekend, warning that population growth and industrialization in the developing world could drive global warming past the point of no return.

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International Business Times

Australia Remains Silent Amid Global Warming And Calls For Renewable Energy Use

's Great Barrier Reef is known as a World Heritage site and the worsening effects of climate change have sparked fears that it would soon be destroyed and die.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

World Reaches Global Warming Crossroads

A rapid shift to less-polluting energy will be needed to avoid catastrophic global warming because worldwide emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases have accelerated to unprecedented levels, the United Nations says.

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Food Technology

Asia produces nearly half of world's greenhouse gases from agriculture

Developing nations in Asia are responsible for 45% of the world's greenhouse gases, with overall emissions from agriculture, forestry and fisheries doubling over the past 50 years, according to new Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mother Jones

If You Were Watching Game of Thrones Last Night, You Missed Neil Tyson's Solution to Global Warming

Last night's episode of Fox's Cosmos series didn't seem political or controversial, at least on the surface.

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Related Topix: Cosmos, Entertainment, Television, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Science Daily

Dual role of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis: Pioneering findings

Carbon dioxide, in its ionic form bicarbonate, has a regulating function in the splitting of water in photosynthesis, researchers have found.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News

Free Republic

CO2 levels at 800,000-year high

For two consecutive days last week, the amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere exceeded 402 parts per million higher than at any time in at least the past 800,000 years, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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