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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • U.N. climate change report sees risk of 'irreversible' damage

    U.N. climate change report sees risk of 'irreversible' damage
    Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst. Delegates from more than 100...
  • Science isn't perfect, but at least it's trying

    The vehicle in front of me flaunted a bumper sticker: "Global Warming is a Hoax." How, I scoffed, can someone in this day and time — and in a state as vulnerable as Florida — think weather scientists are perpetrating a hoax? Then came Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Canadian town bans trick-or-treating because of polar bears, global warming

    Canadian town bans trick-or-treating because of polar bears, global warming
    Children in Arviat, Canada, won't be trick-or-treating outdoors this Halloween, because of a polar bear problem.  CBC News reports polar bears have been coming into the community more in years. Some experts say the increase in migration is due to global...
  • H.B. council hopeful Posey wants fewer prohibitions, more businesses

    H.B. council hopeful Posey wants fewer prohibitions, more businesses
    Huntington Beach City Council candidate Michael Posey says he's had enough of the council banning consumer items — from plastic bags to sales of cats and dogs. He said he and many residents he has heard from are fed up with council members...