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NASA Satellite's 1st CO2 Maps of Earth Revealed
carbon concentrations around the world
December 18th, 2014
NASA scientists unveiled the first data sets from the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, or OCO-2.
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Arctic Is Heating Up Twice as Quickly as Rest of World
A graph showing Arctic temperature increases
December 17th, 2014
Bad news for polar bears: the Arctic is still warming at twice the pace as the rest of the planet, according to a new federal report.
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Greenland's Ice-Melt Models May Be Too Sunny
Jakobshavn ice bergs
December 16th, 2014
The vast ice sheet covering Greenland could melt more quickly in the future than existing models predict, new research suggests.
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Most of Alaska's Permafrost Could Melt This Century
Mount McKinley Looms over Denali National Park in Alaska.
December 18th, 2014
The permafrost in most of Alaska's national parks could disappear by the year 2100, new research suggests.
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Life Under Ice: Robot Captures Views of Hidden Arctic Ecosystem
Nereid Under Ice Vehicle
December 17th, 2014
A remote-controlled underwater robot has collected the most detailed information yet about the underbelly of stable Arctic sea ice.
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To Cool a Warming Planet, Give Developing Countries a Voice (Op-Ed)
smog, pollution, China
December 15th, 2014
Runaway global warming can't be stopped if developing nations don't have realistic options.
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Trillions and Quadrillions: Numbers Tell U.S. Energy Story
Energy producing hotspots in the US (2012)
December 13th, 2014
New interactive map shows how energy production in U.S. has grown since 1993.
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Top 10 Cities That Will See More Storm Outages Revealed
Lower Manhattan power outage, electricity, global warming
December 17th, 2014
New York City and its power grid is among the cities most sensitive to increasing hurricane intensity.
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Deadly Cholera Outbreaks Could Increase with Climate Change
Life in Haiti
December 16th, 2014
Regions of the world that experience extreme weather shifts due to climate change may become more vulnerable to the spread of cholera, scientists report.
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