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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • With Congress in the way, is action against global warming possible?

    To the editor: Kudos for your editorial on the disastrous effects of methane on our fragile ecosystem and for pointing out that curtailing these emissions could "buy the planet some time" as we move toward a more comprehensive reduction of greenhouse...
  • Annual Christmas bird count provides vital conservation data

    Here's a holiday tradition you probably don't know about. For decades, American men celebrated this season by teaming up to shoot birds, competing with other local hunters. Pictures from that era show thousands of pheasants, songbirds and wild turkeys...
  • Mitch McConnell ready to do battle, but strategy uncertain

    WASHINGTON Cuba. Coal. Immigration. The Keystone XL pipeline. And that's just for openers. Republican Mitch McConnell becomes the Senate's majority leader in two weeks, a role he's been eager to fill for years. He's also eager to challenge President...
  • Putting a lid on methane from cattle

    The $1.1-trillion omnibus spending bill signed by President Obama contains many giveaways to Wall Street, casinos and the coal industry. But the ones that might do the most severe damage long-term have to do with, of all things, the digestive systems of...
  • Build greener to tackle climate change, Arab cities urged

    By Dina Zayed CAIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cities in the Arab region should introduce stronger standards for green building and promote sustainable communities if they are to have a chance of tackling climate change, experts say. The United...
  • Top firms' greenhouse gas emissions rise, despite call for cuts

    Greenhouse gas emissions by the world's top 500 companies rose 3.1 percent from 2010 to 2013, far off the cuts urged by the United Nations to limit global warming, a study showed on Monday. The top 500 firms by capitalization accounted for 13.8 percent...
  • A cap-and-trade proposal for Virginia

    A proposal by Del. Ron Villanueva, R-Virginia Beach, to help pay for Hampton Roads’ efforts to cope with rising sea levels, looks a bit like a turn to old GOP idea – but could mean a firing up of the climate change wars in Richmond, when the...
  • Staying warm is a matter of degrees

    Staying warm is a matter of degrees
    Not that you need to stay warm this week, considering temps have climbed into the 80s. But there's sure to be some cold days ahead. In case central heat isn't available, here are some suggestions on how to warm up - by a certain number of degrees -...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint

    Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint
    More and more studies reveal that the best diet for the environment -- and for you -- is one packed with plants and light on animal foods. This is intuitive, as it takes fewer resources -- water, fossil fuel, acreage -- to cultivate plant foods, such as...
  • Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change

    In one case a major metropolis was flooded within hours, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, transportation and businesses shut down, and a mass human crisis. In the other case, three years of sunshine and blue skies have left water...
  • Fossil fuel companies must adapt

    Fossil fuel companies must adapt
    Approximately 190 counties attended the recent U.N. Conference on Climate in Lima, Peru. On Dec. 7, The Morning Call published a good article in which it was stated that the "Lima meeting has to decide at least one basic issue: what the emissions...