Global warming

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.

04/14/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

global warming

2014 Warmest Year On Record, Officials Say

It may not feel like it today, but the earth has set a new high for heat. Alex DeMetrick reports on what scientists are calling the hottest year on record.

01/16/2015

emissions, pollution

Maryland Ahead Of The Game In U.S. Plan To Curb Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Gov. Martin O’Malley says an Obama administration plan for reducing pollutants blamed for global warming is in line with steps Maryland has already taken.

06/02/2014

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Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?

04/03/2013

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Global Warming May Double Pollen By 2040

A new computer model forecasting future pollen levels reveals a mass increase is on its way.

11/15/2012

trees

NASA Study Looks At Tree Growth In A Warming World

A western Maryland laboratory is getting a NASA grant to study whether global warming is causing trees to grow faster.

06/14/2012

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Why Ice Matters – Interview With Noted Geophysicist Henry Pollack

Nobel Prize winner and noted professor of geophysics Henry Pollack weighs in on ice and the environment.

04/09/2012

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Maryland Congresswoman To Plunge Into Potomac

Maryland congresswoman Donna Edwards plans to plunge into the chilly waters of the Potomac River to urge the U.S. Congress to take action to deal with climate change.

01/21/2012

China Climate Conference

Earth Networks, NIST Team On Greenhouse Gases

WeatherBug operator Earth Networks says it will work with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop a prototype of its proposed greenhouse gas monitoring network.

06/01/2011

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