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Climate change was a politically taboo subject during nearly all of 2012. What a difference a superstorm makes.
This was the year climate change vanished from the political agenda—and then suddenly reappeared,...
12/28/2012 | Read More
Greenpeace and others are adding 'climate disaster relief' to their missions both for humanitarian purposes and to raise awareness of global warming.
Greenpeace usually makes its headlines for high-profile stunts—storming oil rigs, scaling coal...
12/17/2012 | Read More
The primary aim of student-led campaign at 150-plus universities is to make climate change the moral issue of the generation.
A divestment campaign aimed at fossil fuel companies has swept college campuses across the country...
12/06/2012 | Read More
Transforming the archaic power network to a smart grid has taken on added urgency post-Sandy. What upgrades are needed, why and what's the holdup?
A week after superstorm Sandy left a huge swath of the East coast without electricity, New York Gov...
12/04/2012 | Read More
As the climate warms, plants and soils may not absorb more carbon as scientists once thought.
When climate scientists try to estimate how much the Earth will warm due to increasing levels of...
11/28/2012 | Read More
Federal researchers are on the front line of Harper's alleged 'war on science' as the country's oil ambitions clash with its scientific agenda.
The government of Canada's official position on climate change is that it's real and requires an "...
11/27/2012 | Read More
Continuing protests will spotlight the danger of burning fossil energy reserves containing 2,795 gigatons of CO2.
Karen Bagdes-Canning felt a sense of déjà vu when she marched past the White House on Sunday...
11/19/2012 | Read More
Hurricanes will increase with climate change. Researchers say they've come up with a way to weaken storms by cloud-seeding them before they form.
Scientists have been trying to come up with ways to weaken hurricanes since the 1940s. Nothing that...
10/24/2012 | Read More
A couple of productive storms could go a long way to lessen the impacts of the historic drought. But the outlook remains uncertain, officials say.
The Climate Prediction Center in Camp Springs, Md., will release its updated outlook for the...
08/06/2012 | Read More
Steven Running explains link between warming temperatures and the pine beetle explosion and the latest spate of U.S. wildfires.
The fires that are burning throughout the country offer a window into what we can expect in the...
07/03/2012 | Read More

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