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2008-05-23 16:25:00

A recent survey shows that greenhouse gas emissions by the Group of Eight industrial nations except Russia fell in 2006, making this the broadest dip since the world started trying to slow climate change in 1990.

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2008-05-14 14:25:00

A new NASA-led study shows human-caused climate change has made an impact on a wide range of Earth's natural systems.

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2008-03-27 17:36:55

The more you know the less you care – at least that seems to be the case with global warming. A telephone survey of 1,093 Americans by two Texas A&M University political scientists and a former colleague indicates that trend.

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2008-01-18 09:20:00

Over the past 85 years, humans have helped shape California climate during certain seasons. But that’s not necessarily good.

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2007-11-23 19:23:06

Two of the most important Greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached a record high in 2006, and measurements show that one - carbon dioxide - is playing an increasingly important role in global warming, the U.N. weather agency said Friday.

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2007-07-12 08:15:00

Wilting heat, deadly storms, flash floods, coastal erosion, more days with unhealthy air - those are just some of the effects of rising temperatures on the Northeast, a group of scientists reported Wednesday.

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2007-06-10 06:00:00

In North Carolina, global warming isn't a future worry. It's already lapping ashore. Nags Head Mayor Renee Cahoon sees all the proof of climate change she needs at the end of Old Oregon Inlet Road. The street once led to rows of oceanfront houses.

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2007-05-01 00:20:00

Arctic sea ice is melting three times faster than many scientists project, U.S. researchers reported Monday, just days ahead of the next major international report on climate change.

2007-04-03 09:00:00

By Duncan, Kirsty For the first twenty years that climate change garnered international attention, gender issues were not on the agenda - although women (1) are generally poorer than men, and (2) are more dependent than men on primary resources (e.g.

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2007-03-03 16:35:00

By 2020, the United States will emit almost one-fifth more gases that lead to global warming than it did in 2000, increasing the risks of drought and scarce water supplies.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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