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7 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen
The immense forests of Canada's north, relied on as a natural way to soak up greenhouse gases, are threatening to become major emitters of these gases instead.
11 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute
Southern Hemisphere polar ice extent set new records this week, combining with fairly average Northern Hemisphere polar ice extent to set the final stages of a year marked by above-average global polar ice extent.
16 hrs ago | Daily Record
Statements from 18 leading U.S. science organizations conclude that global warming is both alarming and human caused.
20 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded Tuesday.
Twice as much carbon is frozen in Arctic permafrost as exists in the atmosphere today, and what happens to it as it thaws -- releasing greenhouse gases that fuel climate change -- is a key question, said professor Ted Schuur, who heads the Permafrost Carbon Network and the Ecosystem Dynamics Research Laboratory in the UF department of biology.
From cow burps to tree hiccups and melting permafrost , the potent greenhouse gas methane is produced in myriad ways.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage says global climate change may be a positive for his state with the opening up of the Northwest Passage, The Bangor Daily News reports .
Reducing the amount of sunlight reaching the planet's surface by geoengineering may not undo climate change after all.
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Surface temperatures may not be rising as quickly as they were, but that's just one small part of a much bigger and more troubling picture CLIMATE sceptics are finding it ever harder to persuade the public that the climate isn't changing.
Image Caption: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden explores "Images of Change," a NASA application that allows users to view "before and after" images of the impact of human activities, a changing climate and natural disasters on Earth, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple to 20 percent its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
These coastal areas, which now appear to operate as one of the several types of so-called carbon "sinks," may help moderate global warming by absorbing carbon dioxide, counteracting some of the CO2 released into the atmosphere by human activities.
For the past three decades, as the climate has warmed, the massive plates of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean have shrunk: In 2007, scientists observed nearly 50 percent less summer ice than had been seen in 1980.
File photo of Brownie Newman by Max Cooper At their Dec. 3 meeting, the majority of Buncombe County Commissioners endorsed a goal of reducing the county's carbon footprint by 80 percent.