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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • Step up action to curb global warming, or risks rise: U.N.

    Step up action to curb global warming, or risks rise: U.N.
    BERLIN (Reuters) - A United Nations report said on Sunday that governments must act faster to keep global warming in check and delays until 2030 could force them to use little-tested technologies to extract greenhouse gases from the air. The study,...
  • Factbox: U.N. issues guide to slow climate change

    (Reuters) - Following are main findings by the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in a report on Sunday saying that time is running out to keep global warming within agreed limits. The 33-page summary, by leading scientists, is meant...
  • UN climate panel to advise on preventing global warming

    BERLIN The advent of every new report from the UN panel on climate change triggers certain rituals. Grim-faced experts flash power point presentations on the wall, with graphics and tables that hammer home the same point: If humanity doesn't get...
  • Climate change gets the blockbuster treatment on Showtime

    Clad in a military-style flight suit and aviator shades, Harrison Ford walks across a sunny tarmac and climbs into a fighter jet and takes off. Soon, he's soaring 5,000 feet above California. Ford is not starring as the hero of a summer blockbuster...
  • Shift to green energy will be tiny brake on growth: U.N.

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A radical shift from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy would slow world economic growth by only a tiny fraction every year, a new draft U.N. report on tackling global warming said on Friday. Many governments had complained that an...
  • When are we going to get serious about climate change? [Letter]

    When are we going to get serious about climate change? [Letter]
    In his ardent defense of the natural gas industry, letter writer Robert C. Erlandson worries that "economic progress" — by which he means the Cove Point LNG project — may be stifled by "environmental zealots" ("Study LNG exports but decide...
  • EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools

    EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools
    WASHINGTON -- New draft rules limiting greenhouse gases from existing power plants will give states the tools to curtail emissions that drive climate change without shuttering lots of facilities and threatening electric reliability, said Gina McCarthy,...
  • The new Inquisition

    What if you believed that the planet might not have warmed up the last two decades, even though carbon emissions reached all-time highs? Or, if the earth did heat up, you thought that it was not caused by human activity? Or, if global warming were the...
  • U.N. climate report seeks clearer economics to guide action

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A U.N. report about ways to fix global warming due on Sunday is likely to disappoint investors seeking clear-cut economic calculations about the benefits and costs of curbing rising greenhouse gas emissions. Authors say the report...
  • Hollywood heavyweights put climate change manifesto on TV

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As temperatures continue to rise and habitats come under threat, a group of Hollywood heavyweights is seeking to bring the spotlight back on climate change with a new documentary. "Years of Living Dangerously," a nine-part...
  • Ride to lower costs for LNG-run trucks rockier than expected

    VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Just over a year ago, Canadian trucking firm Bison Transport took a bet on a potentially game changing technology, buying 15 big rigs powered by liquefied natural gas. The privately-held company was attracted by the promise of a...