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Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt

For several days this month, Greenland’s surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations. Nearly the entire ice cover of Greenland, from its thin, low-lying coastal edges to its two-mile-thick center, experienced some degree of melting at its surface.

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Rise in Temperatures and CO2 Follow Each Other Closely in Climate Change

In the present day, mankind has caused the CO2 content in the atmosphere to rise as much in just 150 years as it rose over 8,000 years during the transition from the last ice age to the current interglacial period and that can bring the Earth’s climate out of balance…

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We’re All Climate-Change Idiots

Climate change is staring us in the face. The science is clear, and the need to reduce planet-warming emissions has grown urgent. So why, collectively, are we doing so little about it?

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Brazil To Build First Algae-Based Biofuel Plant

The world’s first industrial plant producing biofuels from seaweed will be built in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco in late 2013…

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More Ice Breaks off of Petermann Glacier

An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan tore off one of Greenland’s largest glaciers, illustrating another dramatic change to the warming island.

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This Summer Is “What Global Warming Feels Like”

Climate scientists suggest that if you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global warming, take a look at U.S. weather in recent weeks.

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Save The Arctic Video, Greenpeace

The melting Arctic is under threat from oil drilling, industrial fishing and conflicts.

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Rio+20, the Unhappy Environmental Summit

Government negotiators from 188 nations met, and failed, in an attempt to find a breakthrough at the United Nations conference on sustainable development. In the end, this conference was a conference to decide to have more conferences…

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UN Aims at Universal Access to Clean Energy by 2030

UN chief Ban Ki-moon outlined plans at the Rio+20 summit to provide universal access to energy by 2030 with tens of billion of dollars in funding from business and investors, for 1.3 billion people in more than 50 developing countries.

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