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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Drought cuts power production of California dams

    Shasta Dam, looming more than 600 feet tall and gatekeeper of the largest man-made lake in California, was designed to perform two crucial functions: Store water and generate power. And for decades, the massive concrete structure has channeled water...
  • California's cap-and-trade program is key to Gov. Jerry Brown's agenda

    California's cap-and-trade program is key to Gov. Jerry Brown's agenda
    For Gov. Jerry Brown, fighting climate change is more than a central tenet of his political agenda. It's also a key source of funding. California's cap-and-trade program, in which permits to pollute are traded and fees are levied, has been a swelling...
  • Feds hear Glastonbury pipeline concerns

    Feds hear Glastonbury pipeline concerns
    Representatives of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission heard comments from the public in Glastonbury regarding the environmental impact of the proposed Atlantic Bridge project – an expansion of portions of an existing natural gas pipeline...
  • Apple's green initiative offers a smidgen of hope

    Apple's green initiative offers a smidgen of hope
    It's easy to be cynical about big companies' claims that they cherish the environment. If that were so, why are industrial waste and emissions among the biggest reasons our planet is so screwed up? Every so often, though, there's reason for hope. Or...
  • Study maps hundreds of methane gas leaks under streets in L.A. region

    Study maps hundreds of methane gas leaks under streets in L.A. region
    An environmental group has identified nearly 250 locations where planet-warming methane is leaking from natural gas lines under streets in the Greater Los Angeles region. Environmental Defense Fund researchers outfitted a Google Street View mapping...
  • Letters: Pennies for the bays; Saab's remarks; Global warming

    Letters: Pennies for the bays; Saab's remarks; Global warming
    Pennies for the bays Both Maryland and Delaware governors have a unique opportunity to permanently improve the health of our watersheds without raising one penny of taxes. But this opportunity comes with a shelf life. In 2004, Vermont was experiencing...