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Melting Ice Slows Down Ocean Circulation

The Atlantic Conveyor Belt is a system of ocean currents that bring warm temperatures and important nutrients to the waters off of East Coast America and Western Europe. But as global warming melts ice in Greenland, the influx of fresh … Continue reading

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Thanks to Climate Change, Arctic Sea Ice at Lowest Levels Ever Recorded

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/03/20/thanks-climate-change-arctic-sea-ice-lowest-levels-ever-recorded Published on Friday, March 20, 2015 by Common Dreams National Snow and Ice Data Center researchers find ‘Arctic is being seriously impacted by our warming climate’ By Sarah Lazare, staff writer Blue sky begins to break through … Continue reading

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When Legally Liable, Companies Don’t Dispute Global Warming

Corbin Hiar and Manuel Quiñones, E&E reporters Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 U.S. coal companies that are publicly skeptical of man-made climate change acknowledge in mandatory financial disclosures the widely accepted scientific link between fossil fuel emissions and a warming … Continue reading

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President of Union of Concerned Scientists to Speak on Responses to Global Climate Change—April 6, Harrisburg

Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists will be at Widener Law, 3800 Vartan Way in Room A180 on Monday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. His talk, Climate Change, Climate Action: The Path Forward will give an overview … Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Stabilized in 2014

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions flatlined globally in 2014, while the world economy grew. The International Energy Agency reports that this marks “the first time in 40 years in which there was a halt or reduction in emissions of the greenhouse … Continue reading

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Top Five Myths About Coal—Sign Petition to EPA to Reduce Carbon

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): Have you seen conflicting reports and articles about coal? With all the rumors out there it can be hard to sort fact from fiction. That’s why we’ve compiled the “Top 5 Myths About Coal” … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Insects- Global Warming Picks a Winner—August 21, Harrisburg

New National Wildlife Federation Report: Ticked Off: Climate Change and the Outdoor Experience It’s now clear that global warming has picked a winner.  While climate change has harmed many wildlife species, warmer temperatures are benefitting noxious insect pests, facilitating their … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Act to Address Climate Change

From the Friends Committee on National Legislation (http://fcnl.org/): Can you call your members of Congress and Senators Casey and Toomey today to let them know that your faith leads you to make a moral call for action to address climate … Continue reading

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Share Infographic to Support Global Warming Standards to Reduce Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

From the Union of Concerned Scientists (http://www.ucsusa.org): The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took a huge step toward reducing the emissions that cause global warming, announcing the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants. These carbon standards represent an historic … Continue reading

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Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

By Coral Davenport Published: December 5, 2013  WASHINGTON — More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for … Continue reading

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