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Study: Natural Gas Surge Won't Slow Climate Change

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects. Full Story

SolarCity loan deal could propel rooftop market

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:55 PM

SolarCity will begin offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption. Full Story

Colorado Senate candidates clash on energy

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall on Monday defended his support for a carbon tax, lashing back at criticism from his opponent who says plans to slash carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants raises energy costs for homeowners. Full Story

Market to Market (September 26, 2014)

posted on September 26, 2014 at 7:11 PM

Market to Market (September 26, 2014)
Full Program: The world’s largest carbon emitting nations gather to fight global climate change. Drought stricken forests burn as the search for water causes land to collapse. Those who make a living with their voices make the call for top honors. Market... Full Story

Protestors Urge World Leaders to Minimize Impact on Climate

posted on September 26, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Protestors Urge World Leaders to Minimize Impact on Climate
Protestors in New York and other cities worldwide urge world leaders to take aggressive steps to alleviate the human influence on climate change. Full Story

Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:32 PM

Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the... Full Story

Market to Market (August 1, 2014)

posted on August 1, 2014 at 7:04 PM

Market to Market (August 1, 2014)
Full Program: Supporters -- and critics -- weigh in on Obama Administration plans to fight climate change. An Iraq war veteran embarks on a new mission to fulfill his agricultural dream. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson. Full Story

Money men tally cost of climate change

posted on June 27, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Climate change is likely to exact enormous costs on U.S. regional economies in the form of lost property, reduced industrial output and more deaths, according to a report backed by a trio of men with vast business experience. Full Story

Administration proposes updated Great Lakes plan

posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:10 PM

The Obama administration is proposing an updated blueprint for Great Lakes environmental restoration that puts greater emphasis on climate change and using science to select projects and measure their effectiveness. Full Story

Market to Market (May 16, 2014)

posted on May 16, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Market to Market (May 16, 2014)
Full Program: A White House Task Force convenes in The Heartland to prepare a response to climate change. Farmers work with urban interests to improve water quality in a leading agricultural state. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm. Full Story

Climate Change Task Force Converges on Heartland

posted on May 16, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Climate Change Task Force Converges on Heartland
Following a weekend of violent storms culminating in a nearby tornado, efforts to prepare for extreme weather and other events blamed on climate change took center stage in Des Moines, Iowa this week. Full Story

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)

posted on May 9, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)
Full Program: An international team of scientists works to eradicate a disease capable of decimating poultry in developing nations. Scientists and the Obama Administration release some dire predictions on the impact of climate change. Market analysis with Sue... Full Story

Obama Administration Releases National Climate Assessment

posted on May 9, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Obama Administration Releases National Climate Assessment
This week, the White House outlined some of the findings with its third National Climate Assessment. Full Story

U.N. Panel Shows Who's Responsible for CO2 Emissions

posted on April 11, 2014 at 10:30 AM

BERLIN (AP) -- The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change is preparing a new report this weekend outlining the cuts in greenhouse gases, mainly CO2 from the burning of fossil fuels, required in coming decades to keep global warming in... Full Story

Costs of Climate Change Steep But Tough to Tally

posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:22 AM

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... Full Story
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