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10 min ago | The Hill

Public opinion on climate change: Is the glass half-full or half-empty for policymakers?

In all the discussion about the Environmental Protection Agency's new climate change rule and power plants, there has not been much thought given to the poll numbers.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Science

The iron driver of climate change

Mining the exotic metals used in modern electronics inflicts a lot of damage on the environment, especially by polluting the atmosphere with carbon dioxide.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

The Republic

Letter: U.S. socialist assault endangers liberty

Note: The statements, views, and opinions contained in this letter to the editor are those of the author and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions of The Republic.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Switched

This Climate Change-Denying Rapper Is About As Dope As You'd Expect

For the past nine years, climate deniers from all over the world have gathered for the International Conference on Climate Change, brought to you by the Heartland Institute .

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Bryan County News

NASA satellite will study climate change

NASA is on a mission, but this one has more to do with Earth itself than what lies beyond.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Easley Progress

Clemson scientists: Kudzu can release soil carbon, accelerate global warming

Clemson University scientists are shedding new light on how invasion by exotic plant species affects the ability of soil to store greenhouse gases.

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Related Topix: Clemson University, Agriculture, Science, Chemistry

Daily Kos

Senator Bernie Sanders explains why a tax on carbon and methane is the best way to reduce emissions

Senator Bernie Sanders explains Why We Need a Carbon Tax, announcing that he is proud to have teamed up with Senator Barbara Boxer to advance the Climate Protection Act which would add fees to the largest emitters of carbon and methane.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Environment, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NorCalBlogs

Climate Change Hysteria and the Madness of Crowds

Shakespeare's Hamlet pondered the eternal conundrum of competing choices. His "Aye, there's the rub" nicely summarizes the conflicts inherent in the present socio/political/scientific arena of climate discussions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

LA Daily News

Ranchers coming around on global warming: Commentary

The chorus of global warming deniers has not shrunk. Outcries claiming the entire issue is fraudulent are not going away.

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Related Topix: Activism, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Opinion

Philly.com

Study: 40% of gas wells could leak methane in parts of Pa.

People who live among the fracking fields of Pennsylvania should expect considerable leaking of methane from natural gas wells into the groundwater and atmosphere, according to new research by a professor who has been a consistent critic of the boom in hydraulic fracturing.

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Center for American Progress

A staff member works on an experimental green roof at the University of Vermont

The idea of using market mechanisms to reduce emissions is now relatively well-known.

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Related Topix: University of Vermont, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

Study: Kidney stones connected to global warming

As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones, according to a study led by Dr. Gregory E. Tasian , a pediatric urologist and epidemiologist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia .

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Related Topix: Urology, Medicine

The Las Vegas Sun

Climate change skeptics: Global warming exists, but we didn't cause it

Former Vice President Al Gore speaks at the International CTIA Wireless show in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Viewpoints: CalPERS should pull money from fossil fuels industry

In June, the Oakland City Council unanimously approved a resolution by Councilman Dan Kalb to divest city funds from companies that hold the largest reserves of coal, oil and natural gas, and to encourage the California Public Employees' Retirement System – the largest public pension fund in the nation – to do the same.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension, Richmond (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Real global warming could be unleashed by a hidden technology most people don't even know exists

Depending on whom you ask, so-called "free energy devices" are either a total hoax or a systematically suppressed technology that's being kept away from the public.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

The Age

Carbon debate won't die with Senate vote

Prime Minister Tony Abbott will be hoping Thursday's pending repeal of the carbon tax will leave the issue "dead, buried and cremated", much like a previous contested policy, WorkChoices.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Meteorology, Science

Switched

Federal Government Still Spending Billions To Subsidize Fossil Fuels

Over the past five years, the Obama administration has repeatedly called for cutting fossil fuel subsidies in the form of tax breaks and other incentives.

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Globe and Mail

Ontario failing in climate-change fight, environment watchdog says

The third of four smokestacks, known as the Four Sisters, at a the defunct coal-fired plant in Mississauga crumbles during a controlled demolition June 12, 2006.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

ThinkProgress

Kentucky Senator: Climate Change Is Fake Because 'We All Agree' Mars Is Warming Too

A prominent Kentucky state Senator on Thursday gave a glimpse of detail on why he doesn't accept that global warming exists and is caused by humans, and his argument is a bit out of this world.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

CBC News

Global warming means 'normal' weather expectations must change often, UN says

Ice jam flooding like the kind that hit Sussex, N.B., in April is likely to be more prevalent in the future, says the province's latest report on climate change.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters, Flood

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