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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • 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

    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...
  • Don't believe the radical Green Party -- Chicago needs a pipeline

    This is in response to “Chicago at heart of crude transport; U.S.: 437,000 barrels pass through area daily; data aid discussions on rail safety” (Page 1, April 4). This Tribune story regarding the large volume of crude-oil rail shipments...
  • Those denying climate change in retreat

    Those denying climate change in retreat
    There is no denying it: Climate-change deniers are in retreat. What began as a subtle shift away from the claim that man-made global warming is not a threat to the planet has lately turned into a stampede. The latest attempt to deny denial comes...
  • 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...