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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • EU pushes back deadlines 2 years in green energy funding scheme

    LONDON (Reuters) - European government officials have approved a proposal to delay deadlines for final investment decisions and the operational launch of Europe's first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage plant and 40 renewable energy projects....
  • U.S. considers climate change plan that would mandate emission cuts

    U.S. considers climate change plan that would mandate emission cuts
    The United States is considering a proposal to combat climate change that would require countries to offer plans for curtailing greenhouse gas emissions on a certain schedule but would leave it to individual nations to determine how deep their cuts...
  • Pentagon unveils plan for military's response to climate change

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas on Monday, unveiling a comprehensive plan for how the U.S. military will address the effects of climate change. Rising global temperatures, increasing sea levels...
  • EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming

    EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming
    HARTFORD — Gina McCarthy was one of the last people ever to walk into the Phoenix Auditorium on the fifth floor of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection offices here. And McCarthy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection...
  • Gas exports may foil British Columbia carbon goals

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia Each time motorists in this province fill up their tanks, they pay a carbon tax of about 25 cents per gallon. The tax which hits most of the oil, coal and gas consumed in British Columbia is a key component in one of the...
  • Top US Climate Change Negotiator to Speak at Yale Tuesday

    U.S. Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern will be speaking at Yale University Tuesday amid new reports that the United States is considering making a major contribution to a fund to help poor nations combat the threat of global warming. Stern's Yale...
  • Tom Steyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now

    Tom Steyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now
    Tom Steyer wants to save the planet, but first he wants to know about the U.S. Senate race in Iowa. Seated in a hotel coffee shop, with a packet of data in his lap, he bursts with questions for the political strategists arrayed around the table: How...
  • Better, greener batteries can power U.S. to greener future: New Voices

    In 2012, George Crabtree's team at the Joint Center for Energy Storage was awarded $120 million to reach the goal of the 5-5-5 plan: Offer five times the performance of today's batteries at a fifth of today's cost within five years. The batteries are...
  • Cutting greenhouse gas emissions should be our highest priority

    Thanks for your Tribune reporter Julie Wernau’s thorough and informative article on Clean Line Energy Partners and its plan to build transmission lines from the wind-rich Great Plains states to where electricity is needed, including Illinois...
  • Industry Group Sues State, Says It Skipped Impact Study On Gas Expansion

    Industry Group Sues State, Says It Skipped Impact Study On Gas Expansion
    Heating oil dealers are suing the state's environmental agency for allegedly skipping a major impact review when it fast-tracked the Malloy administration's plan to expand the availability of natural gas in Connecticut. The lawsuit, filed Friday in...
  • Under fire, PUC chief Michael Peevey to leave

    Under fire, PUC chief Michael Peevey to leave
    SACRAMENTO — For more than a decade, Michael Peevey has held one of California's most powerful jobs, regulating electricity rates, company profits and energy supplies at most of the state's biggest utilities. On Thursday, amid calls for his removal,...