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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • Scientists warn of global warming's abrupt changes

    Scientists warn of global warming's abrupt changes
    A group of scientists warned Tuesday that world leaders must act more swiftly to slow greenhouse gas emissions or risk "abrupt, unpredictable and potentially irreversible changes" from climate change. The American Assn. for the Advancement of Science'...
  • Democrats lean toward building Keystone XL, poll shows

    WASHINGTON -- Nearly half of Democrats favor granting a permit for the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. The $5.3-billion pipeline, which...
  • Climate change: While we fiddle, the world burns ... and floods and parches

    Climate change: While we fiddle, the world burns ... and floods and parches
    Here’s a statistic for you. Out of 10,855 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals last year that dealt with some aspect of global warming, all but two accepted human behavior as the primary cause. Oddly, that represents a bit of backsliding....
  • Earth Day hearing paints dire picture of rising seas

    Florida's weather will get hotter, the sea will keep rising and more severe storms will batter its shores, scientists and South Florida leaders warned Tuesday. Saltwater will keep moving inland, ruining freshwater supplies along the coast. And...
  • Bullet train won't meet target travel time, lawmakers told

    Regularly scheduled service on California's bullet train system will not meet anticipated trip times of two hours and 40 minutes between Los Angeles and San Francisco, and are likely to take nearly a half-hour longer, a state Senate committee was told...
  • For the record

    China behavior: In the May 1 Section A, an article about a dispute between some mainland Chinese and Hong Kong residents stemming from a toddler's defecating on a Hong Kong sidewalk stated that the Communist Party's official People's Daily had denounced...
  • 2012 autos beat environmental standards, EPA reports

    2012 autos beat environmental standards, EPA reports
    WASHINGTON — Cars and light-duty trucks for the 2012 model year exceeded new federal standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The 2012 fleet averages 23.6 miles per gallon, up...
  • Obama administration targets methane emissions

    Obama administration targets methane emissions
    WASHINGTON — In an effort to deliver on President Obama's pledge last summer to tackle emissions that drive climate change, the White House announced a strategy to limit releases of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas. The methane strategy,...
  • Bills On Fracking Jeopardize Natural Gas Supplies

    Natural gas is a key element of Connecticut's efforts to clean its air and provide cost-effective energy for consumers. It is by far the state's leading source of energy, exceeding gasoline and nuclear power. And for this reason, pending legislation...
  • Will global warming and an Antarctic ice melt ruin my marriage?

    Ever notice how global problems and the it’s-a-small-world we actually live in sometimes collide? Take, for example, global warming — and my wife’s desire to live at the beach. Like many men — and the planet, for that matter...
  • Climate change is here, now. Will the world act?

    There's a new tone in the latest report on climate change from the United Nations' expert organization on the subject. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change doesn't just forecast the usual sweeping changes that are likely to occur as the planet...