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'Another Year. Another Record.': Levels of Key Climate-Heating Gases Hit New Highs in 2018, UN Reveals
"There is no sign of a slowdown, let alone a decline," warns the World Meteorological Organization chief.
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'This Is Truly Terrifying': Scientists Studying Underwater Permafrost Thaw Find Area of the Arctic Ocean 'Boiling With Methane Bubbles'
The lead researcher said that "this is the most powerful" methane seep he has ever seen. "No one has ever recorded anything similar."
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Industry and its allies say fracked gas is a climate solution. It’s not. (Photo: Moms Clean Air Force via Flickr) Views
Fracked Gas Heats the Planet, But Supporters Say It’s a Solution
The best way to address climate disruption is… burn more fossil fuels? It doesn’t make sense, but that’s what industry, media and governments want us to believe.
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'Sociopathic Disregard for Our Future': Trump EPA Set to Gut Restrictions on Planet-Warming Methane Emissions
"At a time when the federal government's job should be to help localities and states move faster toward cleaner energy and a cleaner economy, the government is walking off the field."
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Fracking Boom in US and Canada Largely to Blame for 'Massive' Rise of Global Methane Levels: Study
While the rise of methane in the Earth's atmosphere over the past decade has been "globally significant," quick action to end fracking would have a rapid, positive impact on the environment
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A collapsed block of ice-rich permafrost along Drew Point, Alaska. News
'Canary in the Coal Mine': Experts Warn of Climate Tipping Point as Scientists Find Permafrost Thawing 70 Years Ahead of Schedule
"It's very likely that this phenomenon is affecting a much more extensive region."
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An ambulance races through a flood in Mumbai, India (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Emergency
For already vulnerable populations, the health risks of extreme weather events can be deadly
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As Study Shows Methane Emissions 'Vastly Underestimated,' Warnings That US Fracked Gas Export Bonanza Imperils Planetary Stability
"Science confirms that gas is a climate killer."
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Plastic pollution on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 3, 2018. Views
Plastic Is Just as Destructive to the Climate as Oil and Gas
Manufacturers churn out 448 million tons of plastic a year
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'Gas Is a Loser and It's Time to Move On': Report Debunks Myth That Natural Gas Can Help Fight Climate Crisis
"Despite desperate attempts by the oil and gas industry to persuade policymakers that their products have a future in a climate-safe world, a rational look at the data clearly shows otherwise."
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