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Drowned Tropical Forests Add to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: dams, hydroelectric energy, habitatdestruction, greenhouse gases, methane, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, habitat, humans, protection, water, world )

Cal
- 97 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
New scientific data supports the belief that methane emissions from big hydroelectric dams in the tropics outweigh the benefits that this form of renewable energy provides.
EPA Chief Says Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Save Country Billions
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, politics, new EPA rules, greenhouse gas rules, greenhouse gases, regulation, good news, usa, government, green, humans, ecosystems )

Cal
- 197 days ago - npr.org
New federal regulations that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants will have a large economic upside, largely through health savings, says Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Using Alternative Energies to Heat Greenhouses
Environment  (tags: greenhouses, greenhouse gases, heating, Israel )

David
- 283 days ago - israel21c.org
One Israeli company is finding alternative ways to heat greenhouses, and is also helping international clients reduce polluting 'greenhouse gases.'
We Just Passed the Climate's "Grim Milestone"
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, 400ppm, climate-change, carbon scale, greenhouse gases )

Nancy
- 583 days ago - motherjones.com
"Somehow in the last 50 ppm we melted the Arctic," said environmentalist and founder of activist group 350.org Bill McKibben, who called today's news a "grim but predictable milestone" and has long used the symbolic number as a rallying call for climate-
24 Policies to End the Earth Emergency
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, habitat destruction, health conditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, Sustainability, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world )

Kit
- 925 days ago - nationofchange.org
Ecologically ignorant policies are largely responsible for the interlinked crises that are unraveling the planet's life support system.
EPA Delays Greenhouse Gas Regulations, Raising Concerns Over Climate Change And Public Health
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases, Coal-Fired Power Plants, Environmental Regulations, Epa, Jobs Crisis, Public Health, Green News )

Michael
- 1187 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's announcement yesterday that it will miss a Sept. 30 deadline for issuing new rules on greenhouse gas emissions has sparked an increasingly familiar pair of contrasting reactions: livid criticism and loud cheers.
Speak Up for Our Oceans
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, oceans, greenhouse gases, pollution )

Marilyn
- 1261 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
We can't let acid oceans become a generation-defining crisis. Tell EPA and the Washington Department of Ecology to act now to protect our oceans and coasts.
If Greenhouse Gas Emissions Stopped Now, Earth Would Still Likely Get Warmer, New Research Shows
Environment  (tags: Warmer, greenhouse gases, climate change, emissions )

Nancy
- 1400 days ago - sciencedaily.com
While governments debate about potential policies that might curb the emission of greenhouse gases, new University of Washington research shows that the world is already committed to a warmer climate because of emissions that have occurred up to now.
China Sets Goals to Reduce Emissions of Pollutants
Environment  (tags: China, gas emissions, pollutants, greenhouse gases, Environment )

Anna
- 1433 days ago - news.yahoo.com
China said Friday it would cut emissions this year by rejecting construction projects that pollute too much and developing new technologies that curb greenhouse gases.The Ministry of Environmental Protection set a target to cut emissions of major.........
In Copenhagen, Obama Urges Action
Environment  (tags: President Obama, copenhagen summit, greenhouse gases )

Kristi
- 1824 days ago - latimes.com
Reporting from Copenhagen -- President Obama exhorted world leaders at international climate talks to "recognize it is better to act than talk" and seal a framework agreement on controlling greenhouse gases.
Worldwatch: Livestock Account for 51% Greenhouse Gases; Meat and Dairy Must Be Replaced
Environment  (tags: environment, greenhouse gases, habitat, protection, animals, humans )

Cher
- 1883 days ago - animalrights.change.org
An article just published by the Worldwatch Institute's World Watch magazine comes to some must-read -- and must-heed -- conclusions (my thanks to Laura P. for alerting me). Environmental researchers Robert Goodland and Jeff Anhang have determined that
Cutting Emissions Is a Bargain - Support Cap and Trade ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: greenhouse gases, regulate, cap and trade, environment, protection, globalwarming, nature )

Cher
- 2078 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
So now is the cost of a Cap and Trade system worth it? We think so. Ask your members of Congress to pass a Cap and Trade system to regulate greenhouse gases today!
Greenhouse Gas 4 Times Higher Than Thought
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, Greenhouse gases, greenhousegases, green, globalwarming, climate-change, pollution )

Cal
- 2245 days ago - reuters.com
Levels of a powerful greenhouse gas are four times as high as previously thought, according to new measurements
Cheney Gets His Wish: No New Regulations for Greenhouse Gases
Environment  (tags: global warming, greenhouse gases, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, federal regulations )

RC
- 2350 days ago - nytimes.com
In its report, the Environmental Protection Agency - gutless wonder that it is - "made no finding" as to the effect of global warming on health. Well, yeah, Cheney wouldn't let the CDC testify about THAT! And GWB thinks regs would cripple our economy.
Greenhouse Gases Highest for 800,000 Years
Environment  (tags: global warming, climate change, greenhouse gases )

Jessica
- 2407 days ago - enn.com
Carbon dioxide and methane trapped in tiny bubbles of air in ancient ice down to 3,200 meters (10,500 ft) below the surface of Antarctica add 150,000 years of data to climate records stretching back 650,000 years from shallower ice drilling.
 

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