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2014 Warmest Year on Record

If you felt the climate heating up last year, you were right. 2014 was the hottest year on record, according to separate studies by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).…

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Keystone XL Pipeline Impact… Worse Than Predicted

If the controversial northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline is approved and built, the resulting amount of carbon emitted into earth's atmosphere could be up to four times greater than the U.S. St…

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Vast Study Tells You How to Slow Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Fun fact of the day: The mortality rate for non-vegetarians is almost 20 percent higher than that for vegetarians and semi-vegetarians according to a new study. Also discovered in that study, a vegeta…

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United Nations Blames Humans for 2013′s Extreme Weather

The newest "Status of the Climate Report" from the United Nations states that global warming is predominately caused by human activity. The climate report for 2013 was based on data from three indepen…

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Your 6-Step Guide to Climate Change

By The Nature Conservancy When the world's foremost authority on climate change (1500 reviewing scientists from 47 countries) released its most recent findings, I was pleased that several friends a…

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Chasing Carbon: Headed to Mexico with Scientist Dad

It's the end of the school year and I am about to lose my mind. Every day there is another Important Event that threatens to be forgotten but cannot be missed: baseball games, graduation ceremonies, p…

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Is Climate Change Funny?

I recently heard a stand-up comedian who devoted a good chunk of his monologue to “global warming” (aka, climate change).  First, he joked that he wasn’t sure how to personally prepare – so he bought …

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Climate Challenger Sails Home, Plans Sequel

Editor’s Note: Back in September, Manuai Matawai of Pere Village, Papua New Guinea, realized his dream of sailing the Pacific in a traditional outrigger canoe to spread the word about climate change …

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Climate Change Strategies from a Country on Fire

Three recent events have made Australia a flashpoint for the global discussion around severe weather. The first: a rash of record temperatures and raging bushfires that has garnered international a…

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Students Call for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Recently, 48 people were arrested outside of the White House, including president of the Sierra Club, Allison Chin. The detained represent 48 out of thousands of climate activists who descended on Was…

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