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A climate idea comes of age: Zero emissions

Pulling a worn, yellowed copy of the 1992 U.N. climate change convention from her handbag, Farhana Yamin points to the paragraph that states its goal: To stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations at a level ...

dateDec 10, 2014 in Environment
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Fuel to the fire? Fuel exports soar under Obama

Solar panels glisten from every thatched hut on this crowded island, one of the largest in this remote chain off the Panamanian coast. But the tiny emblems of green energy offer no hope against climate change.

dateDec 08, 2014 in Environment
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Air pollution in Antarctica

While Antarctica remains one of the cleanest places in the world, increasingly large amounts of natural and man-made atmospheric pollutants are finding their way to the frozen continent. Pollutants enter ...

dateDec 05, 2014 in Environment
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Cool Yule as Paris bans log fires

Lounging by a roaring fire on a cold winter evening may be one of life's simplest forms of pleasure for homebodies but this will soon be a distant memory in Paris as authorities ban wood burning.

dateDec 05, 2014 in Environment
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