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Panasonic, Tesla to build big US battery plant 31.7.2014 Twincities.com: Business
TOKYO (AP) — American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp.
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Future Transport : roads, rail, air and sea problems 31.7.2014 Earth Times
What happens as business adapts to climate change. Will transport manage to avoid the hazards associated with floods, droughts and the heat? Finally, reports are getting down to detail on what we are going to have to do in the very near future. That is apart from stopping using fossils for fuel!
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What climate change debate? 31.7.2014 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Case closed: Scientists agree we are changing the Earth Already in the first six months of 2014, Sunday broadcast news shows have spent more time covering climate change than they did over the past four years combined. This expanded coverage comes on the heels of reports by the National Climate Assessment that warned of the already damaging effects of disruptions to our climate and by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change alerting us ¿ once again ¿ to an increasingly dire future across the globe. Dig a little deeper, however, and it is clear that our civic conversation on this topic remains shrouded in ...
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Spotlight on green news & views: Arctic methane releases, meat inspections, unwise coal exports 31.7.2014 Daily Kos
Leatherback turtles hatching on a Puerto Rico beach. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs on these posts, Spotlight on Green News & Views  (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The most recent Saturday Spotlight can be seen here . So far, more than 18,825 environmentally oriented diaries have been rescued for inclusion in this weekly collection since 2006. Inclusion of a diary in the Spotlight does not necessarily indicate my agreement with or endorsement of it. "Vast methane plumes escaping from the seafloor" discovered in Siberian Arctic Sea —by FishOutofWater: "Vast methane plumes have been discovered boiling up from the seafloor of the Arctic ocean on the continental slope of the Laptev Sea by a dream team of international scientists. Over the last decade a warming tongue of Atlantic ocean water has been flowing along the Siberian Arctic ocean's ...
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Does NASA's Data Show Doomsday for New York City? 31.7.2014 Truthout - All Articles
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Newly Discovered Siberian Craters Signify End Times (or Maybe Just Global Warming) 31.7.2014 Boston Globe: Latest
Researchers have now found not one, not two, but THREE giant craters in northern Russia, and they still don’t know where they came ...
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July 30 Readers' letters: Businesses disregarding civic obligations 30.7.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Letters
Letters from Mercury News readers.
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Wasserman: The most frightening candidate I’ve met in seven years interviewing congressional hopefuls 30.7.2014 Washington Post

As a House analyst for the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, I’ve personally interviewed over 300 congressional candidates over the course of seven years, both to get to know them and evaluate their chances of winning. I’ve been impressed by just as many Republicans as Democrats, and underwhelmed by equal numbers, too. Most are accustomed to tough questions.

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Environmental Advisers to Patrick Administration Quit Over Climate Change Dispute 30.7.2014 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Three members of Governor Deval Patrick’s environmental advisory committee have resigned over policies they claim hurt Massachusetts’ goal of cutting greenhouse gases, The Boston Globe ...
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EPA hears praise, criticism of proposed rules for power-plant pollution 30.7.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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White House: Delays in greenhouse emissions curbs may cost billions 30.7.2014 Twincities.com: Nation

WASHINGTON -- The White House issued a report Tuesday warning that the United States could face billions of dollars in added economic costs if it delays action to curb greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change. According to the report, each decade of delay will make it 40 percent more expensive to eventually reach the identical global climate target.

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Room for Debate: The Power of Climate Change Fiction 30.7.2014 NY Times: Editorials
Will movies and novels about the effects of climate change make a difference in how people react to global warming?
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Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little 30.7.2014 AP National
DENVER (AP) -- Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough....
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Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor And Gets A Science Lesson From His Colleague 30.7.2014 Think Progres

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) blocked a Senate resolution that would have simply stated that climate change is real, citing various reasons and conspiracies. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) provided a thorough debunking.

The post Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor And Gets A Science Lesson From His Colleague appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Across US, opponents and supporters call power-plant pollution rules too much or too little 30.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Global Warming To Boost Risk Of Kidney Stones 29.7.2014 Think Progres

Dehydration boosts the risk of kidney stones. That's why countless studies have shown kidney stones are linked to higher temperatures, and global warming is only going to make it worse.

The post Global Warming To Boost Risk Of Kidney Stones appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Obama To Issue Series Of Executive Actions Tackling Methane Leaks From Pipelines 29.7.2014 Think Progres

Natural gas is mostly methane, which is an extremely potent greenhouse gas -- some 86 times as effective at trapping heat as carbon dioxide.

The post Obama To Issue Series Of Executive Actions Tackling Methane Leaks From Pipelines appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Delaying Climate Policies Could Cost U.S. Economy $150 Billion Each Year, Report Shows 29.7.2014 Think Progres

The White House's report looks at climate change policy as a form of insurance -- that is, a form of self-protection against various forms of risk. As the costs increase, the report found costs would increase 40 percent for every decade of delay on climate policies.

The post Delaying Climate Policies Could Cost U.S. Economy $150 Billion Each Year, Report Shows appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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White House says delays in curbing greenhouse gas emissions may cost billions 29.7.2014 Washington Post: Politics
The White House issued a report Tuesday warning that the United States could face billions of dollars in added economic costs if it delays action to curb greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change. According to the report, each decade of delay will make it 40 percent more expensive to eventually reach the identical global climate ...
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More warming, more nuisances: Pesky flooding on US coasts rising with sea levels, study says 29.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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