Global Warming

US President Barack Obama signs the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on August 7, 2015. The act designates specified parcels of federal land in central Idaho as wilderness areas and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System. (Credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Wildfires Worsened By Climate Change

President Barack Obama says wildfires in the western U.S. are getting worse in large part due to climate change.

08/07/2015

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Study: Man-Made Global Warming To Cause 95 Percent Of Very Hot Days By 2050

If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man’s effects on climate.

04/28/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.

04/14/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

Keystone XL Protesters (Photo by Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

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Feds: Calif. Drought Caused By Natural Conditions, Not Man-Made Global Warming

A new federal report says you can’t blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought.

12/08/2014

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Study: Warming Temperatures In Pacific Not Associated With Greenhouse Gases

A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.

09/22/2014

Tom Steyer says his Climate Disaster Relief Fund will help victims of environmental disasters like the recent southern California wildfires. (Getty Images)

California Billionaire Promises To Help Victims Of Global Warming

Tom Steyer is creating a fund to help victims of extreme weather disasters, starting with wildfires in California and other western states.

06/06/2014

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Gov. Brown Hails President Obama’s Global Warming Initiative

Gov. Jerry Brown is welcoming President Barack Obama’s global warming initiative and says it shows the administration “is confronting climate change head-on.”

06/02/2014

A dry canal filled with weeds near Bakersfield. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Study Links California Drought To Global Climate Change

A new study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for the recent harsh winter.

04/24/2014

Fossil evidence shows the Antarctic coastline averaged 57 degrees some 40-50 million years ago. (Getty Images)

Study: Antarctica Was Once As Warm As California

Fossil evidence shows the Antarctic coastline averaged 57 degrees some 40-50 million years ago.

04/23/2014

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