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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.
Two Adelie penguins stand atop a block of melting ice on a rocky shoreline at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, in East Antarctica, in 2010.
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 U.S. government concluded Tuesday.
The facts around rising sea levels are widely misunderstood or misinterpreted. This has added heat to a New Zealand news story that went global: "NZ casts off first Pacific island climate change refugee".
Puddled melt water likely primed this ancient edge of the Antarctic's Larsen Ice Shelf to rapidly disintegrate over just several weeks.
Ever since the 2009 climate talks in Copenhagen, world leaders have agreed on 2 degrees Celsius as the maximum acceptable global warming above preindustrial levels to avert the worst impacts of climate change .
Unless significant, steady reductions in the emissions of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels begin extremely soon, the Earth might be much closer to potentially catastrophic warming than is widely believed.
Humanity is choosing to destroy a livable climate, warn 18 of the world's leading climate experts in a new study.
It is always a bit of a challenge to determine if what you are being told by "experts" is true or not.
As the U.S. prepares to release an environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, opponents are arguing that the project can't meet a standard for carbon emissions that President Barack Obama set in June.
Scientists aim to implement an early warning system for abrupt climate impact after noting severe environmental changes, like the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
There is no real science to be found in the subject of global warming. Modern studies of global warming could be traced back to Charney et all, 1979 .