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3 hrs ago | New Scientist

Australia is drying out thanks to our emissions

Australia is drying out, and it's largely our fault. The south-west of the country can expect to see average annual rainfall drop by 40 per cent compared with the mid-20th century, and a new model suggests that the main cause is human greenhouse gas emissions.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Weather, Environment, Science, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Spotlight on Green News & Views: GMO food labeling, polar vortex may bring relief this time around

Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Barbara Boxer, Democrat

11 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Intensifying summer winds could impact sea life off Marin coast

In the coastal upwelling process, winds blowing along the shore cause nutrient-poor surface waters to be replaced with nutrient-rich, cold water from deep in the ocean.


Related Topix: Petaluma, CA, Science, Oceanography

16 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Nuclear expansion right move for the climate, world

To their shock, they found that the chemicals - then common in refrigerators, air conditioners and hair sprays - were damaging the ozone layer that protects the world from dangerous levels of ultraviolet radiation.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

In Focus: Reduce emissions and grow the economy

On May 6, the Obama administration released the Third National Climate Assessment.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors

Knoxville News Sentinel

Letter: Global warming's cause is unknown

In his June 16 dig at "deniers," Charlie Daniel pointed out what global warming advocates must consider an inconvenient truth.

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Global warming is not settled science: Guest opinion

The 2013 report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states that "global warming is unequivocal and human influence has been the dominant cause since the mid-20th century."

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Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, Opinion

Daily Kos

Powerline & Hinderaker's Cynical Attack on Tom Steyer Likely a Welcome Diversion for Koch Brothers

The bloggers over at Powerline, led in this case by the Koch-cozy John Hinderaker , are all in a tizzy this week after the New York Times reported that Tom Steyer , a major political force in the fight for climate justice, used to invest heavily in coal mining operations.


Related Topix: Blog News, Koch Industries, Energy, Oil & Gas, Environment, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Mother Jones

Don't Call Them "Climate Deniers." Call them "Climate Optimists."

Las Vegas is parched. A 14-year drought has left Lake Mead, the local water source, dangerously low.

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Related Topix: THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas, Video Games, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Activism, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, James Inhofe

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


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.


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.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy)


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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

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.


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