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Fresh data reveal the central role of China in driving the global buildup of greenhouse gases — and its daunting challenge if it chooses to cut emissions.
Ice in Arctic waters shrank this summer to the sixth-lowest level in 36 years of monitoring, the National Snow and Ice Data Center reported Monday.
The governor signed bills to make it easier for low-income Californians to obtain plug-in vehicles ahead of speaking engagements at the United Nations’ Climate Summit 2014.
The report on the emissions growth, 2.3 percent last year, showed that the world remains far off track in efforts to control global warming.
The demonstration, which began around 11:30 a.m., attracted much of the city’s political establishment, along with scientists, actors and thousands from across the country.
As part of a pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050, the de Blasio administration will announce a plan to overhaul the energy standards in city buildings and pressure private landlords for similar improvements.
As the United Nations convenes sessions on global warming and population growth, a new study foresees rising human numbers through 2100.
Reforestation might seem like a simple solution to climate change, but the science shows it could make global warming worse.
The globe smashed more heat records last month, including earth’s hottest August and summer, federal meteorologists said.
A small but growing movement is working to make it easier to recycle household waste, and advocates say Moscow’s brimming landfills could use the relief.


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