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Carbon in atmosphere is rising, even as emissions stabilize

Published: 
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:05pm

On the best days, the wind howling across this rugged promontory has not touched land for thousands of miles, and the arriving air seems as if it should be the cleanest in the world.

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See the Real Cost of Your Gas Guzzler

Published: 
Wed, 10/05/2016 (All day)

Check the sticker price on an electric car or a plug-in hybrid on the market today, and you’re likely to find a bumped-up charge for zero- or low-emission models compared with internal combustion vehicles.

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California's key climate change program aims for new life

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Mon, 07/18/2016 (All day)

In advance of a political showdown in the state Legislature, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration made its first formal effort Tuesday to extend the life of the program central to California’s bid to combat climate change.

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Obama in Alaska: Climate-change deniers 'are on their own shrinking island'

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Thu, 09/03/2015 (All day)

President Obama started out persuasive Monday, patiently ticking off evidence of climate change during the first major speech of his three-day Alaska tour, but he ended up blunt, calling out “deniers” who would stand in the way of desperately needed change.

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Taking Oil Industry Cue, Environmentalists Drew Emissions Blueprint

Published: 
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:10am
Category: 
Energy

In November 2010, three combatants gathered in a sleek office here to build a carbon emissions policy that they hoped to sell to the Obama administration.