Time for the GOP to Get Serious About Climate Change, the New National Security Issue

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The GOP is ceding important ground by tolerating and encouraging denialism on this critical topic.

Arctic 1, Shell Oil 0, for 2012 Season

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So much for that.

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low: Live Updates and Reaction

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New data from the US Snow and Ice Data Centre is expected to confirm a record Arctic sea ice minimum within days.

Is There Even Less Arctic Sea Ice Than the Satellites Show?


Only 350 miles from the north pole, possibly 50% of the sea is covered in ice, yet data says there is ice cover at this latitude.

What Obama Would Do on Climate in a Second Term

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Former energy czar: “We will see a sector-by-sector approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.”


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