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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • Fossil fuels as a financial bubble has oil companies wondering if they'll flame out

    DALLAS From gold to dot-coms, 1630's Dutch tulips to 2000's U.S. real estate, again and again the world's economies have been sucked into a period of intense enthusiasm followed by devastating financial losses. Now some financial analysts are asking...
  • Coal, medicine, trains top Tokyo's Asia infrastructure plan

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offer of $110 billion in fresh infrastructure financing for Asia is as much about Japan's agenda for selling its clean coal know-how and other technologies as it is about keeping up with China. Abe announced the commitment,...
  • UN climate fund passes financing threshold with Japan deal

    The U.N.'s fund for climate aid to developing countries says it now has enough cash to kick off projects before a key climate summit in Paris. Green Climate Fund officials said a Japanese commitment Thursday of $1.5 billion pushed the fund's resources...
  • Obama warns of threat that climate change poses to national security

    President Obama warned Wednesday that climate change poses an “immediate risk to our national security” so significant that U.S. military forces will have to adjust how they train and operate. In a speech to the graduating class of cadets at...
  • Obama Warns Coast Guard Cadets: Global Warming A National Security Threat

    Obama Warns Coast Guard Cadets: Global Warming A National Security Threat
    NEW LONDON — President Barack Obama warned graduating Coast Guard cadets Wednesday that their careers would be spent battling the "indisputable" effects of climate change, a global menace with the power to weaken American infrastructure and stoke...
  • Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat

    President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security. Those who deny global warming are putting at risk the United States and...
  • The wrong turn in the Arctic

    The wrong turn in the Arctic
    Nobody in their right mind vacations in the Chukchi or Beaufort seas. Only hard core geography buffs can even name them. Instagram isn't filled with photographs of close encounters with Arctic whales or polar bears. It is a cold and hostile environment....
  • Cloth diapers aren't the greener choice, after all

    Cloth diapers aren't the greener choice, after all
    The invaluable yet lowly diaper was first mass-produced in 1887, a rectangle of oft-soiled, washable cotton fabric unimproved for more than 60 years, until a disposable version appeared. Ever since, the cloth diaper has fought a losing battle against...
  • Savings from Indiana energy-efficiency law could be small

    A new law aimed at decreasing energy usage in Indiana might not save consumers money as advertised and could leave the state at risk of violating federal emissions rules, environmentalists say. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan,...
  • NY state to rule soon on crude oil facility at Albany port

    New York state regulators are expected to decide soon on a permit for a facility at the Port of Albany that critics say would make the port a hub for heavy Canadian tar sands crude oil as well as the millions of gallons of North Dakota Bakken crude it's...
  • Obama Frames Global Warming As National Security Threat

    Obama Frames Global Warming As National Security Threat
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is framing the challenges of climate change as a matter of national security that threatens to aggravate poverty and political instability around the globe and jeopardize the readiness of U.S. forces. "Make...