NASA Finds 2013 Sustained Long-Term Climate Warming Trend

NASA scientists say 2013 tied with 2009 and 2006 for the seventh warmest year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures.

With the exception of 1998, the 10 warmest years in the 134-year record all have occurred since 2000, with 2010 and 2005 ranking as the warmest years on record.

Five Steps America Must Take Now to Combat Climate Change

 

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In the United States, the government’s shutdown, even after it ends will slow much of the president’s Obama second-term agenda items. Despite reports by U.N. scientists and Nature researchers this month that the planet’s climate is still warming, ice is still melting, seas are still rising and humans are still certainly to blame, the President’s Climate Action Plan — which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, assist communities in adapting to the unavoidable impacts of climate change and increase U.S. leadership in spurring global climate action — is also getting stuck coming out the gate.

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25 Ways To Be Environmentally Conscious

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Everybody is making strides to protect and preserve the environment. True enough, the new war cry of most individuals and organizations today is “Go Green”. Our decisions and actions contribute to the deterioration or well-being of the environment, and it is something that none of us can ever afford to look right through.

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Global warming: We are the cause

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The vast majority of scientists agreed that the causes of climate change are anthropogenic. This has been shown by an analysis of thousands of studies on the subject, which made ​​group of volunteers website Sceptical Science. The results are published in the journal Environmental Research Letters entitled “Quantifying Consensus on Anthropogenic Global in the scientific literature.” 

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Earth Hour: was the message received?

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As almost everyone know on the evening of Saturday, March 23, people around the world were asked by campaigners to switch off the lights for an hour to observe “Earth Hour”. Professor Bjorn Lomborg says this gesture will do little to help the planet, and gives people the wrong impression about how to address climate issues.
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Food for thought by Greenpeace

Yesterday Greenpeace released a three-minute video containing information about coal exports to Asia via the Pacific Northwest, exports that according to Greenpeace will destroy communities and could send them over a climate cliff. More specifically the video focuses in  Ambre Energy, Arch Coal and Peabody Energy and their plans to go to the ends of the earth to sell their coal, even if it causes more droughts, fires and storms due to the resulting global warming.

Get the Coal Energy Facts: Help Us Stop Coal Exports

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