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More states wade into legal fight on greenhouse gases

posted on November 6, 2015 at 5:11 PM

A legal battle is brewing in Washington over President Barack Obama's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, setting states economically dependent on fossil fuels against those already suffering from longer droughts, stronger storms and higher... Full Story

Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip

posted on September 3, 2015 at 4:40 PM

Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip
The commander-in-chief kicked off a 3 day tour in Alaska early this week by addressing a State Department-sponsored summit on climate change in Anchorage. The president claimed man-made environmental problems threaten Alaskan homes and... Full Story

White House plan targets methane emissions

posted on March 28, 2014 at 3:36 PM

The White House announced a wide-ranging plan Friday aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources, part of President Barack Obama's strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global... Full Story

Experts Say 2013 Cooler Temps Only "Brief Respite" for Global Warming Threats to Arctic

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM

The rapid melting in the Arctic eased up this year. But the government says global warming is still dramatically altering the top of the world, reducing the number of reindeer and shrinking snow and ice, while increasing certain fish and... Full Story

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