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3 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

Global Warming Changes the Way Sharks Swim

Sharks exposed to ocean water acidified by too much carbon dioxide alter their behavior, swimming in longer spurts than sharks in typical ocean water, particularly during their nighttime wanderings. The new findings, published in the journal Biology Letters, are troubling, given that one effect of the human consumption of fossil fuels is to make ocean water more acidic.

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7 hrs ago | The Brad Blog

Bobby Jindal on Climate Denial: 'I Know You Are, But What Am I?'

Hottest year on record in CA, hottest Aug. on record for planet; Record hurricane hits Cabo San Lucas; Warm-water fish found in Alaska; PLUS: Burlington, VT now 100% renewable!... MSNBC contributor asks about lack of outrage, impeachment for federal judge Mark Fuller who beat his wife bloody in August... Fellow GOP District Court judge calls for accountability, says 'no one should trust Mark Fuller's judgment in a federal trial courtroom'... 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, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Burlington, VT

11 hrs ago | Earth Times

Sturgeon survives, but not for long, it seems

A remarkable sight, almost cartoonish, this is a relative of the Chinese sturgeon, as many species have been photographed rarely. It's one of the Eurasian Acipenser species, but hard to say which, as the animal is in its marine environment.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Taking action here, now on global climate change

The number of news stories about dramatic climate change can be overwhelming. How can a small community like Ashland make a difference? Is it already too late? As Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” The volunteers of the Ashland chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby wholeheartedly agree, and we are taking action now.

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Related Topix: Ashland, OR

Christian Science Monitor

Combating global warming: good for economic growth, after all?

When it comes to investing in efforts to combat global warming, international financial markets have the money. What's missing? Political leadership and consistent policies that would make such investments happen, according to a new report.

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Gawker

Can We Solve Global Warming For Almost Nothing?

Much of the discussion about cutting the carbon emissions that are slowly destroying our planet centers on the supposed cost of all these new forms of clean energy. A new report suggests: what costs? Yes, changing over our planet's dominant power supply from one powered by fossil fuels to one powered by cleaner forms of energy will be enormously expensive.

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

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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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

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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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

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

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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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

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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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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