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SOS EPA: IT IS TIME TO STAND UP TO KEYSTONE XL PETITION!!
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Robert
- 12 days ago - other98.com
Tar Sands Oil from Canada is so carbon-intensive that NASA climate scientist James Hansen has said that extracting all of it would be Game Over" for the climate ― and the KXL pipeline will largely determine whether or not that happens.
NY Times: Did Denier 'Intimidation Tactics' Move IPCC To 'Lowball' Sea Level Rise And Climate Sensitivity?
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JL
- 89 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The New York Times has a must-read article on how and why the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change "seems to be bending over backward to be scientifically conservative" in its forthcoming assessment.
Why the Arctic Is Drunk Right Now
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Nancy
- 100 days ago - motherjones.com
As the Arctic rapidly heats up, however, there's less of a temperature difference between the equator and the poles, and the downhill slope in the atmosphere is accordingly less steep. This creates a weaker jet stream, a jet stream that meanders more or-
Videos:Watch This House Being Raised Out of the Floodplain
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JL
- 263 days ago - motherjones.com
Gloucester County, Virginia, has spent $11.8 million in FEMA grants to raise 61 homes out of the flood plain. Another 42 families are in line.
Infographic: Sea Level Rise and Global Warming
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JL
- 308 days ago - ucsusa.org
Sea level is rising -- and at an accelerating rate -- especially along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf of Mexico.
4% of Global Warming Due to Dams, Says New Research
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JL
- 314 days ago - internationalrivers.org
Large dams may be one of the single most important contributors to global warming, releasing 104 million metric tonnes of methane each year.This estimate was recently published in a peer-reviewed journal by Ivan Lima and colleagues from Brazil's National
Who Discovered These 5 Environmental Nightmares?
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JL
- 328 days ago - takepart.com
Meet the modern-day Einsteins credited with identifying acid rain, global warming, dead zones, ozone holes, and plastic garbage patches.
World's Fish Have Been Moving to Cooler Waters for Decades, Study Finds
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JL
- 338 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The research, published in the journal Nature, provides more evidence of a rapidly warming planet and has broad repercussions for fish harvests around the globe.
Conservation Groups Applaud Release of BLM Climate Study and Urge Agency to Put Lessons to Immediate Use
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JL
- 397 days ago - earthjustice.org
A long-awaited study on the impacts of climate change on the Colorado Plateau has been released, and conservationists are calling on the Bureau of Land Management to begin using this data in their public lands management decisions.
Miami's Ultimate Vice May Be Its Proximity to Water
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JL
- 404 days ago - takepart.com
South Florida's coastline is particularly susceptible to the effect of climate change on rising sea levels.
The Scariest Climate Change Graph Just Got Scarier
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JL
- 404 days ago - motherjones.com
"In other words, the rate of change is much greater than anything we've seen in the whole Holocene," referring to the current geologic time period, which began around 11,500 years ago.
1.5C Rise in Temperature Enough to Start Permafrost Melt, Scientists Warn
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JL
- 417 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Team of scientists use radiometric dating techniques on Russian cave formations to measure historic melting rates
A Tale Told in Maps and Charts: Texas in the National Climate Assessment
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JL
- 423 days ago - texasclimatenews.org
Off the chart: The new National Climate Assessment contains numerous references to Texas' record-setting heat and drought in 2011. Those harsh conditions - the large red dot on this chart- "represent conditions far outside those that have been registered
 

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