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21 min ago | Los Angeles Times

Big firms agree to cut use of coolants that add to global warming

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.

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1 hr ago | News Max

Obama Announces Coolant Phase-Out to Help in Global-Warming Fight

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Washington Post, Publishing

2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

White House tackles HFC emissions to slash global warming

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.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Report: Fighting Global Warming Is Affordable, Only Costs $4 Trillion

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.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

4 hrs ago | Salon

Blueprint for saving the world: Why the solution to global warming is staring us right in the face

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.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

6 hrs ago | Oil Change

Global Commission on Climate: "End fossil fuels subsidies"

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.

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7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Activists Make Embarrassing Errors Attacking Texas Climate Texts

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.

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Related Topix: Activism, Environment, Science, Dartmouth College, Syracuse University

12 hrs ago | Science Daily

New producer of crucial vitamin B12 discovered

A single group of microorganisms may be responsible for much of the world's vitamin B12 production in the oceans, with implications for the global carbon cycle and climate change, researchers have discovered. Thaumarchaeota, they say, are likely dominant vitamin B12 producers.

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Related Topix: Vitamin B12, Supplement

Mon Sep 15, 2014

OpEdNews

The Heat is On

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.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Environment, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Washington Times

Former Vice President Al Gore will speak to the United Nations on climate change.

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Activism, Rush Limbaugh, Tax

The Georgia Straight

Three reasons why global warming requires a full stop for new tar sands pipelines and tankers

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.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Activism, Columbia, CA, Boat Disaster, Alternative Energy, Energy

The Brad Blog

Republican Senior Federal Judge, Domestic Abuse Experts Call for...

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Alabama, Country, Boat Disaster

Express India

Asian monsoon almost 40 million years old

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.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona

American Thinker

The Oceans Ate Global Warming?

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.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Weather

Mashable

United Nations Reveals List of Leaders Attending Upcoming Climate Summit

The United Nations Secretary-General's daylong Climate Summit in New York on Sept. 23 will draw about 120 heads of state, and many lower-ranking officials, according to a list of speakers the U.N. released this week.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Environment, Science, Canada

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Windsor Beacon

At least 150 major companies prep for carbon prices

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.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Non-Profit, Big Box Retailers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Accuracy In Media

While World Burns, United Nations worries about Global Warming

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."

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Sydney Morning Herald

Climate activism's new frontier is targeting fossil fuel investors

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.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Activism

Reuters

Ocean algae can evolve fast to tackle climate change: study

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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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

The Toronto Star

For oil-rich Norway, it's not easy being green

"Maybe the most embarrassing thing is that Statoil likes to use their investments in tarsands as a further way of building its reputation." Ever since it struck oil under the North Sea in the late 1960s, Norway has tried to find a balance between profiting from oil and natural gas and protecting the environment in a country as rich in beauty as it is in fossil fuels.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, North America, Canada, World News, Activism, Stephen Harper

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