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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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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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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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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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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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Low Oxygen Hobbled Recovery from History's Worst Extinction
Permian Earth
December 17th, 2014
Life didn't immediately rebound after the world's greatest extinction, but cropped up in fits and starts.
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Climate Accord Struck In Lima; Key Decisions Postponed
Climate negotiations, lima, peru
December 15th, 2014
The Lima Accord set the framework for an unprecedented global pact to slow climate change.
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