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Keystone XL Pipeline protests
Judge Halts Pipeline: Texas Judge Says Keystone XL Tar Sands Are Not Crude Oil
Dec 11, 2012 16:44 PM E
A Texas judge has temporarily halted construction fo the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline because the tar sands being transported do not, in his opinion, meet federal guidelines defining crude oil. Opponents have long argued that tar sands are more hazardous, and costlier to cleanup, than crude oil.
Polar Ice Melt
Polar Ice Sheets Melting Faster, Threatening East Coast [REPORT]
Nov 30, 2012 14:37 PM E
A comprehensive study in the journal Science has confirmed that polar ice sheets are melting and contributing to an overall rise in global sea levels. On the East Coast, sea levels are rising three times faster than average.
Venice flooding
Venice Flooding: Is Global Warming To Blame? [PHOTOS]
Nov 13, 2012 15:35 PM E
Record rainfall and rising sea levels submerge the city of Venice. What can the city do to protect itself from global warming?
MayanCiv
Mayan 2012: Report Concludes Climate Change To Blame For End Of Civilization
Nov 08, 2012 17:03 PM E
Development and Disintegration of Maya Political Systems in Response to Climate Change
Commuters make their way across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, October 31, 2012. Millions across the Northeast will attempt to resume their normal lives on Wednesday as companies, markets and airports reopen despite grim projections of power and mass tr
Hurricane Sandy: Was Global Warming The Cause? [EXCLUSIVE]
Oct 31, 2012 14:18 PM E
After former vice president Al Gore put out a statement on Tuesday blaming the intensity of Hurricane Sandy on global warming, scientists are debating how much climate change affected the severity of the storm. The answer isn't simple, says Dr. Debra Tillinger.
Asteroid
Want To Fight Global Warming? Use An Asteroid
Oct 01, 2012 09:50 AM E
As the consequences of global warming and climate change become more apparent, researchers are looking for novel ways to offset the potentially devastating effects. But one new suggestion is really out there -- in space, that is.
Climate Change May Shrink Fish
Sep 30, 2012 21:39 PM E
Climate change and global warming could have devastating effects on the planet, but there's one that people may not expect. According to a new study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, the warming ocean may lead to smaller fish.
Antarctica
Fossilized Forest May Sprout Again In The Arctic
Sep 24, 2012 13:56 PM E
A fossilized forest that flourished in the cold temperatures of the Arctic 2.5 million years ago may one day return thanks to global warming, according to research presented at the Canadian Paleontology Conference in Toronto.
Sea Ice
Arctic Ice Hits Record Low: What Effects Will It Have?
Aug 22, 2012 11:03 AM E
Arctic sea ice typically melts during the summer, but rising temperatures from global warming are bringing the ice to a breaking point.
Clouds
Geoengineering: Could 'Cloud Brightening' Prevent Global Warming and Avert an Apocalypse?
Aug 21, 2012 13:47 PM E
Though the concept of Cloud Brightening sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, scientists contend that this specific brand of geoengineering may be a key factor in preventing global warming and averting a potential apocalypse.
Sea ice
Doomsday Clock: Scientists Say Ten Years Till all the Sea Ice in the Arctic Disappears Forever
Aug 16, 2012 15:22 PM E
Scientists are now saying that we have approximately ten years till all the sea ice in the arctic disappears forever. This is, of course, a really big deal-- even if you're not a polar bear or a penguin.
Russian ship pushing through Arctic sea ice.
Arctic Sea Ice Could Melt Completely In 10 Years. And It Could Make The Inuit Very, Very Rich
Aug 13, 2012 14:13 PM E
As Arctic sea ice melts, the land beneath is being surveyed for oil and mineral deposits for the first time ever. And the Inuit tribe of Canada owns over 700,000 square miles of it.
Global Warming
Which Green Energy Source Is Responsible for Global Warming?
Aug 09, 2012 14:05 PM E
Scientists at Washington State University now believe that our dams and reservoirs are releasing harrowing levels of harmful greenhouse gases and dangerously large amounts of methane into the air. They see a strong causal relationship between periods of drastic change in our water lines and a 20% spike in harmful gas emissions.
Earth Absorbing Half Of All Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Aug 06, 2012 12:44 PM E
Oceans, forests and other places on Earth continue to absorb approximately half of all of the planet's carbon dioxide emissions, despite the increase in production
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