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2009-02-25 11:55:00

A new study by scientists updating some of the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2001 Third Assessment Report finds that even a lower level of increase in average global temperatures due to greenhouse gas emissions could cause significant problems in five key areas of global concern.

2009-02-05 12:44:00

Case Could Prompt EPA to Start Regulating Greenhouse Gases WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a case that could prompt the U.S.

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2009-01-26 15:53:11

A new report released Monday finds that global temperature increases driven by climate change could be kept within the crucial 2-degree threshold if the world acts quickly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent by 2030.

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2009-01-22 12:40:00

It is likely that President Barack Obama's administration will let the state of California impose its own tough limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars by May, California's top climate change official predicted on Wednesday.

2009-01-16 11:49:49

Publications ranging from the journal Science to Time magazine have blasted biofuels for significantly contributing to greenhouse gas emissions, calling into question the environmental benefits of making fuel from plant material.

2009-01-15 08:30:00

Climate Task Force supports carbon tax as best policy to reduce nation's greenhouse gas emissions WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Dr. Robert J. Shapiro, U.S. Climate Task Force (CTF) co-founder and former economic advisor to President Bill Clinton, along with Dr.

2009-01-15 08:00:00

Broad and Diverse Coalition Presents Consensus Approach on Major Climate Initiatives WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2009-01-05 13:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has signed a letter of agreement with 10 Mid-Atlantic states that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels and other sources by developing a comprehensive, regional low carbon fuel standard, Governor Edward G.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.