Newly Discovered Greenhouse Gas ’7,000 Times More Powerful Than CO2′

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Perfluorotributylamine is an unregulated, long-living industrial chemical that breaks all records for potential climate impacts.

Carbon Emissions Must be Cut ‘Significantly’ by 2020, Says UN Report

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Failure will mean greater costs and risks and pathway to limiting temperature rise to under 2C will close fast.

Chart: Virgin America falls below the industry average on fuel performance standards

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Virgin planes produced more greenhouse gas emissions per passenger than other domestic US carriers in 2010, report finds.

Is Keystone XL a Distraction From More Important Climate Fights?

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Scientists wade into the fray.

Can a Carbon Tax Work Without Hurting the Economy? Ask British Columbia

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Five years in, BC’s carbon tax has successfully reduced greenhouse gas emissions in a stable economy.

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