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  • EPA seeks millions more for global warming initiatives

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before Congress Wednesday, requesting millions more for initiatives to combat global warming. Speaking before the House Energy and Commerce committee, McCarthy's presented a budget requesting $1.03 billion for global warming...

  • EPA sends proposed emissions rule for existing power plants to White House

    Public health and environmental groups say the measure would save billions of dollars in medical costs and help blunt the effects of climate change, which could save money by reducing the intensity of extreme weather events linked to a warming planet.

  • Examiner Editorial: Dealing with 'climate change' should not be a military concern

    The United Nations' International Committee on climate change issued a new report Monday that includes dire warnings of civil wars and international conflicts in countries where people are displaced by coastal flooding and resource shortages caused by extreme weather. As usual, the ICCC called...

  • Climate change hits 'all continents and across the oceans,' UN report says

    Every continent has been affected by climate change, and the risks of not curbing greenhouse gas emissions that cause it will grow in the coming years, according to a comprehensive United Nations report. The latest iteration of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change expanded on...

  • Costs of climate change steep but tough to tally

    YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The economic and financial impact of global warming is complex and not well understood. In some scenarios there would be economic benefits for countries that get warmer and wetter and consequently more fertile agriculturally. Drier weather in some regions would result in...

  • UN science report: Warming worsens security woes

    YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — In an authoritative report due out Monday a United Nations climate panel for the first time is connecting hotter global temperatures to hotter global tempers. Top scientists are saying that climate change will complicate and worsen existing global security problems, such...

  • UN panel: 8 reasons to worry about global warming

    YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — If you have already read "12 Pieces of Practical Advice from Housecats," now you can move on to "8 Reasons to Worry about Global Warming." A United Nations panel of scientists is joining the list craze with what they call eight "key risks" that are part of broader...

  • White House takes step toward regulating fracking emissions

    The White House took steps Friday toward issuing methane emissions regulations at hydraulic fracturing sites, a move that would slash greenhouse gas emissions in hopes of meeting President Obama's climate goals but will invite backlash from industry. The news is a victory for environmental...

  • Climate scientists in Japan to study warming risks

    YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Top climate scientists assessing the impact of global warming say that along with the enormous risks facing humanity are opportunities to improve public health and build a better world. Scientists from 100 countries meeting in this Japanese port city are putting...

  • Big climate report: Warming is big risk for people

    If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming.

  • Big climate report: Warming is big risk for people

    If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming. In fact, they will say, the dangers of a warming Earth are immediate and...

  • Environmental groups gearing up for battle over natural gas exports

    Environmental groups are stepping up their opposition to natural gas exports after boosters in Congress and the energy industry helped propel the discussion early in the Ukraine crisis.

  • Obama unleashing power of data on climate change

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration hopes to fight global warming with the geeky power of numbers, maps and even gaming-type simulations. Officials figure the more you know about climate change the more likely you will do something. "People need to understand what is happening and...

  • White House launches climate data initiative

    The White House on Wednesday unveiled a new effort to share data and work with business to help communities prepare for climate change.

  • Environmental groups tell Obama natural gas exports undermine climate goals

    Environmental groups fired a shot Tuesday in the growing discussion about natural gas exports as they urged President Obama to block new export terminals on climate change grounds. The flashpoint is a $3.8 billion Dominion Resources-proposed export facility in Cove Point, Md., on the...



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