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24/10/2014
Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the ...   
24/10/2014
As she planned her run for the Florida House of Representatives this year, Kristin Jacobs told her team that she wanted her campaign to address the effects of climate change. Her advisers were initially skeptical, noting that voters typically ...   
24/10/2014
As permafrost soils thaw under the influence of global warming, communities of soil microbes act as potent amplifiers of global climate change, an international study has shown. Tiny soil microbes are among the world`s biggest potential ...   
24/10/2014
EU leaders have agreed on a climate change pact that requires the bloc to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030. The climate package, finalised at a meeting of heads of state and government in Brussels, also sets two ...   
24/10/2014
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions. The oceans absorb about a third of the CO2 that's being produced by industrial society, and this is changing the chemistry of ...   
22/10/2014
In Michigan, an ad attacking Terri Lynn Land, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, opens with a shot of rising brown floodwaters as a woman says: “We see it every day in Michigan. Climate change. So why is Terri Lynn Land ...   
22/10/2014
The 2014 elections have been a dispiriting affair, replete with Democratic skittishness about the major legislative achievement known as Obamacare and wretched GOP demagoguery about Ebola and the border. But despite all this, and even if Dems ...   
21/10/2014
"I'm not a scientist, but …" has become something of a cliché among politicians who want to weigh in on climate science without actually having to say whether they believe it. But when it comes to Ebola, a number of the same not-a-scientist ...   
20/10/2014
If we’re to believe the biomass energy industry, the U.S. Forest Service and a chorus of politicians from both sides of the aisle, we can solve the energy crisis, cure climate change and eradicate wildfire by logging and chipping our national ...   
20/10/2014
Europe's leaders are about to consign the Earth to the risk of dangerous climate change, a UN expert says. Prof Jim Skea, a vice-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, says the EU's plan to cut CO2 emissions 40% by 2030 ...   
19/10/2014
The Ebola epidemic besieging West Africa is perhaps the starkest warning yet that as we tear down forests, we open ourselves up to new strains of virulent disease. Among the key lessons from the current outbreak is that human-created pressures ...   
19/10/2014
Pressure for the nation's leading universities to join the Australian National University and dump investments in fossil fuels will continue to mount despite the condemnation of such moves by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe ...   
19/10/2014
Temperature and rainfall are the two most basic elements in climate change. So what can we learn from a study of local temperature records and why might it be that local factors other than carbon dioxide output are the main cause of rising ...   
19/10/2014
More than a quarter of a century old and the bane of global warming sceptics everywhere, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is not about to fade into the sunset. This past week, the UN body released its final report on climate ...   
19/10/2014
To exaggerate is human, and scientists are human.Exaggeration and the complementary art of simplification are the basic rhetorical tools of human intercourse.So yes, scientists do exaggerate. So do politicians, perhaps even when, ...   
18/10/2014
At least twice in a normal year, the Biscayne Bay rises to swamp the streets of this fashionable resort town in an event known as the “king tide.” Water spills over seawalls and gurgles up through storm drains in what scientists say is a preview ...   
17/10/2014
In 2012, when Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was asked by GQ how old the Earth is, he demurred, “I`m not a scientist, man.” This was not a smooth move. It made him sound like a dumb frat boy. You don’t need to be a scientist to know the Earth is ...   
16/10/2014
For President Obama, fracking is a key weapon against global warming. Abundant natural gas, he said in his State of the Union address this year, is a "bridge fuel" to ubiquitous renewable energy - the key to securing economic growth "with less of ...   
14/10/2014
A full 97% of researchers taking a stance on climate change say it`s man-made, as do 97-98% of the most frequently-published climate scientists. But according to Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, they`re all wrong. When asked during an election ...   
14/10/2014
Global warming may be slightly less devastating to the Earth than feared, as new research has found that plants can absorb more carbon dioxide than we previously thought. Climate models have grossly underestimated the power of our plants ...   
14/10/2014
Generating electricity in the U.S. can be a lot greener and more climate-friendly than the Obama administration expects it to be through 2030, researchers at the Union of Concerned Scientists said in an analysis released Tuesday. The ...   
14/10/2014
The jury is still out on whether humans cause climate change, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan said at a debate Monday. "I don`t know the answer to that question," Ryan said, in response to a question about whether humans are responsible for ...   
13/10/2014
At the crack of dawn on an early winter morning, Double G’s restaurant in Paducah, Texas, would typically be bustling with hunters loading up on sausage, eggs and black coffee before they head out into the grasslands with their shotguns and ...   
13/10/2014
Fish are moving toward the poles, and it’s not because of their “magnetism.” New research out of the University of British Columbia reveals that climate change -- and more specifically, warmer ocean temperatures -- could result in a “large-scale ...   
13/10/2014
Billionaire former hedge-fund manager Tom Steyer is spending $50 million of his own money to make climate change a defining issue in the 2014 midterm elections. That, according to New York Times columnist David Brooks, is just ...   

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