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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oregon to test pay-per-mile idea as replacement for gas tax

    Oregon is about to embark on a first-in-the-nation program that aims to charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but for the miles they drive. The program is meant to help the state raise more revenue to pay for road and bridge projects at a time...
  • Climate change lands on agenda of the PTA

    School districts in California and perhaps nationwide will soon feel increased pressure from parents to teach climate science in their classrooms. The California State Parent Teacher Association, which represents nearly 1 million parents and educators,...
  • 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...
  • Letters: Maryland Hall funding; Global warming; Heart surgery

    Letters: Maryland Hall funding; Global warming; Heart surgery
    Global warming A letter was published stating that global warming was a hoax (The Capital, April 26). This just isn't true and here are facts that anyone can check for himself. Data collected by scientists around the world, including those at the...
  • California joins other states, provinces in climate change agreement

    California joins other states, provinces in climate change agreement
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed an agreement Tuesday with leaders from 11 other states and countries pledging cooperation to battle climate change. “This global challenge requires bold action on the part of governments everywhere,” Brown said in a...
  • Duke plans to build natural gas-fired plant in Asheville

    Duke Energy said Tuesday it will build a $750 million natural gas plant to replace its troubled coal-fired Asheville plant as the company turns to cleaner energy to generate electricity. The Charlotte-based company also will build a solar farm on the...
  • Where They Stand: Lindsey Graham on issues of 2016 campaign

    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham will announce his campaign for president next month, after saying Monday he is running for the Republican nomination. Here's a snapshot of where Graham stands on issues likely to be debated in the Republican presidential...
  • Wyoming governor pushes coal ports on Northwest trip

    Faced with sliding domestic demand for coal, the governor of Wyoming has kept pressing for access to deep-water ports in the Northwest that would allow exports to Asian markets. Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead met Monday with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee in Olympia...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign new climate change agreement

    Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign new climate change agreement
    Gov. Jerry Brown will sign a new climate change agreement with "government leaders from around the world" on Tuesday, his office announced. The agreement comes three weeks after the governor ordered new targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in...