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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • Snow falls, climate changes

    Snow falls, climate changes
    For those who have found the cold, snowy winter of 2014-2015 more than mildly irritating and the words, "be grateful you don't live in Boston" insufficiently comforting, today's snowfall may have pushed you over the edge. Not only because it shut down...
  • Oil refineries need to heed concerns, implement safety improvements

    Oil refineries need to heed concerns, implement safety improvements
    "The most important thing is to shelter in place, stay indoors, no outdoor activity, turn the air conditioners off, keep the windows closed.” This was the instruction Torrance Mayor Patrick Furey gave to neighbors of the Exxon Mobil refinery,...
  • Keystone XL oil pipeline: What you need to know about the dispute

    Keystone XL oil pipeline: What you need to know about the dispute
    One of the biggest environmental controversies of the Obama administration got locked up in Congress again this week, when the Republican-controlled Senate failed to override President Obama's recent veto of legislation that would have forced a decision...
  • Why fee and dividend is better than cap and trade at fighting climate change

    Why fee and dividend is better than cap and trade at fighting climate change
    California is leading the nation in taking action on climate change. AB 32, passed in 2006, established carbon pricing in the state with a system called cap and trade. Simply put, this system caps carbon emissions from large polluters by selling a set...
  • EPA gives Obama new reason to reject Keystone pipeline: low oil prices

    EPA gives Obama new reason to reject Keystone pipeline: low oil prices
    As President Obama weighs whether to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, federal environmental officials gave him a new reason Tuesday to reject it: declining oil prices. The Environmental Protection Agency is cautioning the White House...
  • Power, Prices Weather The Winter

    Power, Prices Weather The Winter
    Along with the snow and temperatures that have fallen this relentless winter, so too have records. February was the coldest month in Connecticut since statistics have been kept. And it was the snowiest month ever in Boston. But the winter is...
  • Lawmakers take step toward fulfilling state climate change goals

    Lawmakers take step toward fulfilling state climate change goals
    State lawmakers are preparing a sweeping package of bills that would fulfill several of Gov. Jerry Brown's climate change objectives by increasing California's reliance on renewable energy and alternative transportation fuels. The proposals would also...
  • Winter shows need for some global warming

    I used to think that global warming/climate change was wrong and never thought I would wish it was true. But after this winter, with February being one of the coldest months, I am hoping they are right and I am wrong. This never-ending snow and cold...
  • Rising temperatures are amplifying drought effects, study finds

    Rising temperatures are amplifying drought effects, study finds
    Climate change is increasing the risk of severe drought in California by causing warm periods and dry periods to overlap more often, according to a new study. Rising temperatures resulting from increased greenhouse gas emissions mean warm and dry...
  • Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change?

    Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change?
    Science just served up a double coupon for the argumentative: A new study suggests that climate change is driving a Middle East conflict that brought the Islamic State to prominence. Climate change contributed to the severity of a record-setting drought...
  • Fragile nature of democracy

    Obama publicly rebuked Egypt and the UAE for attacking the Islamists who beheaded 21 Christians in Libya, saying we should deal with ISIS peacefully, not violently. Then one of the perky coeds masquerading as a foreign policy expert for the Obama State...