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21 min ago | Los Angeles Times
Pepsi and Coca-Cola products sit on display in a New York supermarket. Both companies have agreed to reduce their use of coolants that contribute to global warming.
1 hr ago | News Max
President Barack Obama, whose administration is moving quickly to enhance his environmental legacy, wants a quicker phase-out of the popular coolant chemicals used in homes and offices amid concerns they are hastening global warming, the Washington Post reports. The administration is seeking voluntary commitments from chemical manufacturers and retailers as it seeks to draw down the use of R-134a chemicals, known more widely as hydroflurocarbons , which have replaced ozone-damaging coolant chemicals like Freon.
2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
The Obama administration has said it will slash emissions of hydroflourocarbons , a potent greenhouse gas used to fuel refrigerators and air conditioners that contributes to global warming. WASHINGTON: The Obama administration said on Tuesday it will slash emissions of hydroflourocarbons , a potent greenhouse gas used to fuel refrigerators and air conditioners that contributes to global warming.
3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
A new report by a global commission says the costs of fighting global warming will be modest and greatly outweighed by the benefits to public and environmental health. The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate reports that curbing global warming would only cost $4 trillion over the next 15 years, which would go toward "low-carbon" energy and infrastructure projects.
4 hrs ago | Salon
This week, tens of thousands of citizens will gather in midtown Manhattan to demand action to protect Earth's climate. Timed to coincide with the first UN summit on the climate crisis, the People's Climate March is being billed as the largest-ever demonstration to combat global warming.
6 hrs ago | Oil Change
Next week, on the 23 September, the United Nations will hold its most important climate summit for years in New York, which will attended by some 125 heads of state. The New York gathering is seen as a crucial launch-pad for political action at next year's crunch Paris climate meeting, where world leaders will be expected to sign up to binding cuts in carbon emissions.
7 hrs ago | Forbes.com
I am senior fellow for environment policy at the Heartland Institute and managing editor of Environment & Climate News. I write about energy and environment issues, frequently focusing on global warming.
Drought, Wildfires, Heat: Summer of Hell? The summer swelter has had a dire impact on farmers and homeowners. Drought, heat, wildfires, hurricane threats ... the West Coast is experiencing a particularly terrible period of environmental destruction.
One thing is for sure about Al Gore : It never rains on his global warming parade. The former vice president is not about to let go of his climate change zeal, and he takes to the Internet at high noon Tuesday for a lengthy demonstration.
New satellite image analysis shows Greenland and Antarctica now losing a mind-boggling 500 cubic kilometres of ice annually, more than double the rate of five years ago, speeding up sea-level rise. United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has asked world leaders to attend a special climate summit in New York this month to bring new initiatives in the fight against global warming and lay groundwork for agreement at the upcoming critical summit in Paris in 2015.
Republican voter suppression laws getting huge boosts from GOP-appointed federal judges in NC, where 100s recently disenfranchised, and now in WI, in advance of critical mid-terms... The media and the U.S. Government have decided to give the latest barbaric idiots to rise up in the Middle East all the publicity they crave, despite the 'exaggerated' threat posed to the U.S., or even in the region.
Asian monsoon, one of the largest and crucial climate system in the world, existed 40 million years ago - much earlier than previous estimates, according to a new study. Scientists believed the climate pattern known as the Asian monsoon began 22-25 million years ago as a result of the uplift of the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalaya Mountains.
In Alice in Wonderland , by Lewis Carroll, Alice says she cannot believe impossible things. The Queen of Hearts is surprised: "When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day.
ExxonMobil, the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company, assumes in its business plans that there will be an eventual U.S. price on heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions. It's one of 29 major U.S.-based companies to put an internal price on carbon, according to a report Sept.
While conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine are dominating headlines across the world, the United Nations released a report warning people about global warming. Or, in other words, the U.N. warned the world about global warming's latest new reincarnation called "climate change."
In mid-July, the peak body of the Uniting Church in Australia voted to sell its investments in fossil fuels. The decision was available online for anyone who cared to peruse the church's minutes, but it didn't issue a media release until a month and a half later, on the last Friday afternoon in August.
Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed. Evolution is usually omitted in scientific projections of how global warming will affect the planet in coming decades because genetic changes happen too slowly to help larger creatures such as cod, tuna or whales.
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