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The Jersey Shore Rebuilds Higher After Superstorm Sandy

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12 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
As construction season begins along the Jersey shore, grant money for elevating homes is starting to trickle in.

In Russia, World's First Ice-Resistant Oil Platform Starts Production

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Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the development.

Let's Rename Earth Day

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12 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Affection for our planet is misdirected and unrequited. We need to focus on saving ourselves.

Will Pennsylvania's Proposed Anti-Smog Regs Actually Create New Pollution Hot Spots?

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5 mentions23 hours ago 23 hours ago
Governor Tom Corbett's administration has proposed new regulations designed to bring the state's air quality up to national standards, but some coal plants will be able to pollute 40 percent more than they do now.

Almir Surui: Perseverance Under Pressure

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Almir Surui was ten years old when the first logging truck came to his tiny village deep in the Amazon Rainforest. It came to chop down a single stand of centuries-old mahoganies, and it came with the grudging approval of the chiefs. After all, they ...

Part 3 of the new IPCC report

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      Guest post by Brigitte Knopf             Global emissions continue to rise further and this is in the first place due to economic growth and to a lesser extent to population growth. To achieve climate protection, fossil power generation without CCS ...

RealClimate: Shindell: On constraining the Transient Climate Response

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14 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Guest commentary from Drew Shindell There has been a lot of discussion of my recent paper in Nature Climate Change [cite ref=(Shindell, 2014)]10.1038/nclimate2136[/cite]. That study addressed a puzzle, namely that recent studies using the observed changes in Earth's surface temperature suggested climate sensitivity is likely towards the lower end of the estimated range. However, studies evaluating model performance on key observed processes and paleoclimate evidence suggest that the higher end of sensitivity is more likely, ...

Happy Earth Day. We Just Reached Another Scary Climate Change Milestone

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In May 2013, it was big news when, for the first time, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 400 parts per million. Now, researchers say that number has been consistently above 400 for the last month."This is higher than ...

Does El NiƱo Plus Global Warming Equal Global Temperature Records In 2014 And 2015?

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An El Niño appears increasingly likely according to NOAA and Australia's Bureau of Meteorology. If it starts soon, 2014 could well be the hottest year on record, but if it is a strong El Niño, as many currently expect, then 2015 would likely break all previous global records.

This Is What Global Warming Looks Like -- 2013 Edition

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If you have only two minutes, take a look at NRDC's latest edition of "This is What Global Warming Looks Like."...

Polluted First Nations Community Asks Big Oil To Pay For Its Solar Panels

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Mercredi is hoping solar will bring sovereignty back to his polluted settlement, even if it's paid for by the polluters themselves.

Global Partnership for the Oceans

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Of the many organizations and initiatives dedicated to ocean sustainability, we often point to smaller groups and individuals attempting and succeeding in making a difference through specific actions directed at local issues and solutions....

Wildfires In West Increasing Burn Area At Nearly One Denver Per Year, Study Finds

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Efforts are being put into new resources and methods for fire prevention.

If We Don't Raise Our Voice About Climate Change, No One Will Do It For Us

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This is our first priority for 2015: showing thousands of young people, and through them many more "adults," that a global agreement is necessary, and difficult ... but achievable....

All Four Of North Carolina's GOP Senate Candidates Are Climate Deniers

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“Is climate change a fact?” the moderator asked. The questioned produced a brief flurry of laughter from the audience as well as several repressed snickers from the candidates.

How Much Will The Sea Level Rise In Your Neighborhood? This Map Will Show You

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The mapping tool is being expanded to cover coastal regions across the country.

Legoland Florida To Run On Renewable Energy On Earth Day

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The first for a U.S. theme park, it is part of Lego's recent efforts to lay sustainable building blocks.

Part 2 of the new IPCC Report has been approved

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The second part of the new IPCC Report has been approved – as usual after lengthy debates – by government delegations in Yokohama (Japan) and is now public. Perhaps the biggest news is this: the situation is no less serious than it was at the time of the ...

White House Approves Coal Dust Rules Aimed At Dropping Rates Of Black Lung Disease

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The long-awaited rule will cut the coal dust exposure limits of miners in half.

Delaying The Keystone XL Decision Wasn't All About Politics

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There are actual complications standing in the way of the pipeline's imminent approval or rejection.

A Polluted Superfund Site Is Now Home To 36,000 Solar Panels

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"The Maywood Solar Farm project has transformed a site with a long history of contamination into a source of renewable energy."

Electric Cars Aren't Enough -- Try Vegan for Earth Day

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Many well-meaning environmentalists need to take a good hard look at what they're eating, as that bacon that they may have had for breakfast is a big part of the problem....

On Earth Day, 20 Gorgeous Photos Of Natural Wonders Under Threat

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April 22 marks Earth Day, the annual U.N.-sponsored event to celebrate the planet and raise awareness of the impact that humanity has on the natural world. As people and governments across the globe honor the date, The WorldPost looks into some of Ea...

"Eco-Spirituality" = Earth Day + Easter + Passover + IPCC Report

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Everyone is responsible. Now is the time to come to the aid of your brothers and sisters. This Easter-Passover-Earth Day we need to heed the calls of "Eco-Spirituality" and the IPCC and take bold, immediate action to reduce CO2 emissions....

The One Thing to Remember on Earth Day

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As the Club entered the 21st century, we realized that simply saving the places we loved wouldn't be enough. If we fail to address the threat of climate destruction, we could see much of the progress we have achieved -- John Muir's legacy -- undone....

RealClimate: IPCC WG2 report now out

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Instead of speculations based on partial drafts and attempts to spin the coverage ahead of time, you can now download the final report of the IPCC WG2: Climate Change 2014:Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability directly. The Summary for Policy Makers is here, while the whole report is also downloadable by chapter. Notably there are FAQ for the whole report and for each chapter that give a relatively easy way in to the details. Note too that ...

In Landmark Ruling, Jury Says Fracking Company Must Pay $3 Million To Sickened Family

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"As we get more and more information about what the impacts of this industry really are, I think we're going to see more and more of these kinds of verdicts."

Films Champion Inspiring Youth Solutions to Climate Change

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"If the adults don't do enough, we have to do it because we will live on earth for another 80 or 90 years and our children will live even longer." These are the words of 11-year-old Felix Finkbeiner, who initiated a campaign to plant more t...