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Costa Rica seeks to boost electric, hybrid cars
Environment
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Environment
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Costa Rica seeks to boost electric, hybrid cars

L. Arias - February 19, 2016

Costa Rica ended 2015 with an impressive 98 percent of its electricity generated from renewable sources. But the country is still highly dependent on fossil fuel consumption for transportation. Now the…

Obama: ‘Don’t despair’ over US Supreme Court intervention in carbon emissions case
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Obama: ‘Don’t despair’ over US Supreme Court intervention in carbon emissions case

Steven Mufson | The Washington Post - February 12, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama told Democratic supporters Thursday not to "despair" over the Supreme Court's decision to issue a stay on the administration's Clean Power Plan to…

CO2 in oceans may ‘intoxicate’ fish, study finds
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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CO2 in oceans may ‘intoxicate’ fish, study finds

AFP - January 20, 2016

PARIS -- By mid-century, higher levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in ocean water could leave fish "intoxicated," becoming lost at sea, a study said Wednesday. The oceans absorb…

Mexico to spend $23 billion to cut greenhouse gases
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Mexico to spend $23 billion to cut greenhouse gases

Laurent Thomet | AFP - December 8, 2015

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's government announced $23 billion in investments on Tuesday to modernize its refineries while sharply slashing greenhouse gas emissions produced by oil-processing facilities and gasoline.…

How to stop cow burps from warming the Earth
Business
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Business
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How to stop cow burps from warming the Earth

Emmanuelle Michel | AFP - November 3, 2015

COURCITÉ, France -- At her farm nestled in the green hills of northwestern France, Marie-Francoise Brizard is helping to curb a planet-wide menace: farting and belching cows implicated in…

Obama’s new greenhouse-gas rules will pay off
Business
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Business
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Obama’s new greenhouse-gas rules will pay off

Cass Sunstein | Bloomberg - August 4, 2015

When it comes to regulating greenhouse gases, some people think the more stringent the rules, the better. Others favor the more pragmatic approach championed by U.S. President…

What you need to know about Obama’s biggest global warming move yet
Business
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Business
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What you need to know about Obama’s biggest global warming move yet

Chris Mooney | The Washington Post - August 2, 2015

On Monday, the Obama administration plans to release the finalized Clean Power Plan, the president's flagship policy to combat global warming. The plan is aimed at the…

Obama to adopt tough limits on greenhouse gases on Monday
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Obama to adopt tough limits on greenhouse gases on Monday

Joby Warrick | The Washington Post - August 2, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration will formally adopt an ambitious regulation for cutting greenhouse-gas pollution on Monday, requiring every state to reduce emissions from coal-burning power…

Greenhouse gases that fuel global warming hit record highs in 2014: report
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Greenhouse gases that fuel global warming hit record highs in 2014: report

AFP - July 16, 2015

MIAMI, United States — All the major greenhouse gases that fuel global warming hit record highs last year, while the planet's surface temperature reached its hottest point in…

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