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Global warming

Obama vows to use ‘veto pen’ in battle with Congress
President Obama said he would spend the rest of his presidency protecting his domestic policy reforms and executive orders and would “pull the veto pen out” if needed to use against the threats from Congress.

31.12.2014 00:18

Washing away the UK: Rising sea levels will claim 7,000 homes - cost £1bn
Some 7,000 homes, totalling £1 billion, will be lost to the seas around the UK during the next 100 years. Analysis from the Environment Agency claimed that the buildings would be sacrificed as building the requisite defences would be too expensive.

29.12.2014 08:22

Elon Musk to Chinese auto buyers: Trade in old car for discount on $100k Tesla
Tesla Motors is to begin offering Chinese buyers the chance to trade in their own vehicles for Model S electric cars, worth more than $100,000 each. The plan is part of the company’s strategy to boost sales in the world’s biggest car market.

27.12.2014 02:36

Obama: Keystone XL pipeline does not benefit Americans
Republican leadership in Congress has said authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline will be its first order of business next year, but President Barack Obama said the project would be of small benefit to Americans.

19.12.2014 23:53

New York state bans fracking for natural gas
New York has become the first state to enact a ban against fracking despite sitting on rich natural gas deposits, a decision that goes against the energy orthodoxy of the rest of the United States.

17.12.2014 22:11

11 trillion gallons of water to relieve California drought - NASA
NASA scientists say it would require 11 trillion gallons of water – more water than California's 38 million residents use each year for domestic purposes – to relieve the state’s record drought, currently in its third year.

17.12.2014 10:07

Canada pressures US to pass Keystone XL as falling oil prices threaten project
The Keystone XL pipeline may no longer make economic sense to build, thanks to falling global oil prices. However, Canada's natural resources minister is in Washington to push hard for the project’s construction.

15.12.2014 21:13

#WeatherBomb: Extreme wind & waves batter northern Britain (VIDEO)
As an area of low pressure, dubbed the ‘weather bomb’, makes landfall in Scotland and northern England, Brits have taken to social media to share their experiences of battling high winds and traversing snow. Others, predictably, are more flippant.

10.12.2014 10:25

Climate change could damage NASA’s space program
The effects of climate change are already showing up along American coastlines from Miami to Alaska, but Florida geologists are particularly concerned about sea level rise at Cape Canaveral – home to the Kennedy Space Center.

06.12.2014 01:17

Native American youth in 'national crisis' - White House
A White House report on Native American students said they face educational, socioeconomic, and health barriers that are “nothing short of a national crisis."

05.12.2014 21:26

‘Turn off the lights during sex’: German govt on web crusade to save climate
Out with boring public information leaflets and in with flashy TV ads. The German Ministry of Environment has come up with a series of commercials on the problems of climate change, featuring sex and zombies in the message.

30.11.2014 10:46

Finding Nemo monster is real: Rare black seadevil caught on video
A nightmare-inducing sea creature made famous in ‘Finding Nemo’ was caught on video in the depths of the ocean for the first time. Scientists believe global warming is affecting its environment, bringing the rare anglerfish species to shallower waters.

24.11.2014 21:40