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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • Despite California climate law, carbon emissions may be a shell game

    California's pioneering climate-change law has a long reach, but that doesn't mean all its mandates will help stave off global warming. To meet the requirement that it cut carbon emissions, for example, Southern California Edison recently sold its stake...
  • Follow the Pentagon's lead on climate change

    If the Pentagon were our nation's Congress, the United States would be well on its way to transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Since 2010 the Pentagon has made climate change a priority. It has identified climate change as a national...
  • US-ENVIRONMENT Summary

    China to shut factories during APEC to curb Beijing pollution: Xinhua SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli ordered a temporary shutdown of factories to ensure air quality during a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in Beijing next month,...
  • Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table

    Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table
    State lawmakers will now have some say in how Pennsylvania meets new federal clean air regulations limiting carbon emissions from power plants. Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation Wednesday that gives the House or Senate the ability to veto, at least...
  • EU strikes compromise to set new climate target

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders struck a deal on a new target to cut carbon emissions out to 2030, calling it a new global standard but leaving critics warning that compromises had undermined the fight against climate change. Talks in...
  • Commentary: Proposed H.B. power plant isn't needed

    In March, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to authorize the procurement of some 1,300 to 2,200 megawatts of gas-fired electricity generation. It's very unclear that the state even needs such megawatts of additional capacity anytime soon....
  • EU reaches deal to cut emissions by at least 40 percent versus 1990 levels

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders reached a deal early on Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent in 2030 versus 1990 levels, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said in a Twitter message. EU leaders also agreed...
  • The Hartford, Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response

    The Hartford, Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response
    The Hartford and Munich Re received high praise in a report released Wednesday ranking the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on their response to increasing climate risks. Last year, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New...
  • Portugal could block EU climate deal over connection target

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Portugal warned on Wednesday it could block an EU plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions if other states at a summit this week reject a binding target for building cross-border power cables and pipelines. "We will not support a deal...
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent
    A trio of citizen scientists armed with measuring tools moved from one tree to the next to the next — from black willow to sycamore to white oak. First, they made sure the specimen was still living. Then they noted its species, spread measuring...
  • SCC says climate change plan could mean billions in higher energy costs

    SCC says climate change plan could mean billions in higher energy costs
    Proposed federal rules meant to cut carbon emissions and address climate change would cost more than $6 billion to comply with in Virginia, according to a State Corporation Commission review that dubbed the rules "arbitrary, capricious, unsupported and...