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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • Seeking cash for climate protection? Time to get creative

    KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Governments and aid agencies are failing to tap into the hundreds of millions of dollars available to protect vulnerable people from the impacts of climate change, an Asian climate forum heard on Thursday. ...
  • Conservation issues take center stage

    Conservation issues take center stage
    A potential California mega-drought, global warming and what La Cañadans can do today to reduce their carbon footprint were up for discussion in a Tuesday evening speaking engagement sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Verdugos. An audience of...
  • Global warming advocates rely on emotion

    I read with interest Kathy Fox's Sept. 24 letter to the editor describing her participation in the recent march in New York City protesting catastrophic, man-made (anthropogenic) global warming. She advocates that "citizens must become emotionally...
  • Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?

    Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?
    When it comes to cutting carbon, what's old, it seems, is new again. Exelon Corp. executives are using terms like "cap and trade" and "carbon tax" in describing how they think Illinois should lower its carbon footprint in anticipation of the...
  • South Pacific flotilla to protest climate change inaction at Australia coal port

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Protesters from 12 South Pacific nations plan to block ships entering and leaving Australia's Port of Newcastle, the world's largest coal export terminal, this month to highlight effects they say climate change is having on their...
  • O'Malley honored, razzed for environmental stances

    O'Malley honored, razzed for environmental stances
    Gov. Martin O'Malley drew praise and protesters in Baltimore Tuesday night for his handling of environmental issues. The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science gave the two-term Democrat an award for his leadership in the long-running...
  • Ditch U.N. temperature target for global warming, study says

    OSLO (Reuters) - A temperature goal set by almost 200 governments as the limit for global warming is a poor guide to the planet's health and should be ditched, a study published in the journal Nature said on Wednesday. The world's environment ministers...
  • West-to-east cash transfer shapes Europe's climate goal tussle

    LONDON (Reuters) - Western European nations are preparing to divert tens of billions of euros in revenue to help cut greenhouse gas emissions in eastern Europe to ensure the bloc sets the world's toughest targets for tackling climate change. The 28...
  • Robert McCartney: Nation's embrace of fracking ignores environmental risks

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's attitude toward natural-gas fracking seems to depend on whether it occurs somewhere that would be politically inconvenient for him. McAuliffe, a Democrat, said recently he's determined to prevent the controversial...
  • U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit

    U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit
    Moving to halt a powerful contributor to climate change, the United States has joined more than 110 corporations, civil society groups and governments to launch a global initiative to reduce deforestation sharply over the next 15 years, with the goal of...
  • Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?

    Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?
    Allowing motorists to speed to work past clogged lanes of traffic, if they’re willing to pay thousands of dollars a year, could be seen as a way to raise money for other transit projects that benefit the public widely, or as the opposite: using...