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Tropical Forests May Be Giving Climate Extra Help
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Biodiversity, climate change, Deforestation, emissions, Forests, Impacts, Warming )

Judy
- 26 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
New research indicates that the role of the world's tropical forests in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere may have been underestimated.
Why Climate Change Is Forcing Some Environmentalists to Back Nuclear Power
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, Emissions, Nuclear Energy, Greens, Environmentalists, Clean Energy, Emissions Reductions )

Brian
- 39 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"A new letter, signed by 71 ecologists and conservation researchers (at last count), argues that greens must rethink their nuclear power resistance"
NASA Rover Finds Mysterious Methane Emissions on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, nasa, humans, investigation, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, Rover, Methane, emissions, Mars, Extraterrestrial Life )

Darren
- 44 days ago - scientificamerican.com
New results suggest evidence for extraterrestrial life could be near at hand
Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Owner Wins Climate Leadership Award
Environment  (tags: TransCanada, Keystone XL pipeline, #NoKXL, Tar Sands Oil, #DirtyOil, Climate Change, Emissions, Climate Leadership Award, Outrage )

Brian
- 102 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
TransCanada, "the company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline was recognized this week for leadership on climate change -- to the shock of environmental activists. "
Paying the Price of Tar Sands Expansion
Environment  (tags: Tar Sands, #NoTarSands, #TarSandsBlockade, US, Expansion, EPA, Climate Change, Taxpayers, Emissions, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 102 days ago - truth-out.org
"Despite all the reasons to keep tar sands in the ground, the refining equipment tax credit has helped put tar sands development in the US on the rise, accelerating climate change at the expense - in every sense of the word - of American taxpayers."
Energy Poverty Omitted From Climate Change Discussions
World  (tags: Energy, Energy Poverty, Emissions, Climate Change, UN Climate Summit, Peoples Climate March, IEA, Int'l Energy Agency )

Brian
- 118 days ago - breakingenergy.com
"The IEA estimates that roughly 1.3 billion people, 18 percent of the world's population, lack access to electricity and 2.6 billion, 38 percent of the global population, are without clean cooking facilities."
The Obvious Relationship Between Climate and Family Planning - and Why We Don't Talk About It
Health & Wellness  (tags: Population, Population Growth, Energy Consumption, Emissions, Climate Change, Family Planning, Birth Control, Population Management )

Brian
- 119 days ago - truth-out.org
"The Aspen Institute has estimated that voluntary family planning for all who want it could provide 8 to 15 percent of needed carbon reductions."
The Explosive Debate Over A New Natural Gas Pipeline Through The Northeast
Environment  (tags: Pipeline, Natural Gas, LNG, Greenhouse Gas, Emissions, Climate Change, Environment, Northeast, Popular Resistance )

Brian
- 121 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Northeast Energy Direct has drawn critics from across the states it impacts, especially for its large size, which many say allows it to ship more gas into the Northeast than the region needs. "
U.S. Carbon Emissions Tick Higher; Obama Tells U.N.: 'We Have to Do More'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama Administration, Energy Policy, Greenhouse Gases, Emissions, Climate Change, Climate Talk, Climate Inaction )

Brian
- 123 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"The Obama administration appears to be losing ground in its efforts to cut U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases, according to new government figures that show pollution levels rising again after several years of gradual decline."
Louisiana Governor Hedges On Climate Change As His State Disappears Into the Sea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bobby Jindal, Governor, Louisiana, Climate Denialist, Professional Idiot, Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, Flooding, Erosion, Fossil Fuels, Oil, Natural Gas, Fracking, Emissions )

Brian
- 133 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) unveiled a new energy plan Tuesday that called for increasing on- and off-shore oil drilling and gas fracking, rolling back environmental protections, and..."
Keystone XL's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Be Far Worse Than Thought
Environment  (tags: KeystoneXL pipeline, emissions, report, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, nature, humans, pollution )

Cal
- 171 days ago - takepart.com
A new report says the tar sands oil pipeline could emit four times more carbon than the U.S. government has estimated.
UPS Sustainability
Business  (tags: business, corporate, energy, sustainability, environment, carbon, CO2, carbon dioxide, emissions, climate change, technology )

Michael
- 176 days ago - sustainability.ups.com
It's nice to work for a company that's enlightened enough to have a CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) as part of their management team. UPS shows that it's possible to be conservative AND socially/environmentally responsible at the same time.
Carbon Dioxide Levels in Atmosphere Reach Terrifying New Milestone
Science & Tech  (tags: Emissions, CO2, Carbon Emissions, Measurements, April 2014, monthly average, 401 ppm, Climate Change, Environmental Impact )

Brian
- 274 days ago - slate.com
"Every single daily carbon dioxide measurement in April 2014 was above 400 parts per million. That hasn't happened in nearly a million years, and perhaps much longer."
Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Airplanes ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, emissions )

Cher
- 289 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Airplanes are a fast and convenient way to travel, but they also produce large and growing amounts of greenhouse pollution. Sign the petition below to urge airlines to protect the climate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL THE EPA YOU SUPPORT THEIR NEW LIMITS ON CARBON POLLUTION FROM POWER PLANTS
Environment  (tags: POLLUTION, CARBON EPA, EMISSIONS, environment, government, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, healthconditions )

Cal
- 302 days ago - bit.ly
Electricity plants running on coal produce more than a quarter of US carbon pollution. Right now, there are absolutely no limits on carbon pollution. That's plain wrong.
 

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