Lebanon’s Cedar Trees Threatened by Climate Change

Nicolas Karim/Flickr

The Lebanese emblem is at risk as global warming causes shorter winters and more outbreaks of damaging insects.

Attack of the Brain-Eating Amoebas!

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A warming planet makes ideal breeding grounds for a freaky parasite.

Climate and energy get no love on day one of Democratic convention

Democratic National Convention, September 4, 2012. NewsHour.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There was a lot of energy at the Democratic convention Tuesday night — just not the kind you can power a house or a car with.

US Cars Creeping Toward Decent MPG Standard

Tom Raftery/Flickr

Baby steps, people.

Australian and EU Carbon Markets to be Linked

mr. toaster; Niccolò Caranti/Flickr

Deal connecting two international markets from 2015 will create the world’s biggest emissions trading system.

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