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Nemo And Climate Change Connection: Scientists Weigh-In

Huffington Post: A 2006 Nor'easter blotted out New England. Climate science suggests that such storms are becoming heavier -- and more common. The Union of Concerned Scientists has posted an informative breakdown on the connections between the winter storm bearing down on the Northeast and the planet's changing climate. "It’s Cold and My Car is Buried in Snow. Is Global Warming Really Happening?," notes that storms like this one -- a classic Nor'easter -- are well-known to residents along the nation's North...

Amid Climate Change Inaction in Washington, Activist Urges Americans To ‘Do The Math’

Huffington Post: Official shoulder-shrugging on climate change in Washington is no longer surprising to Bill McKibben, the environmentalist and tireless advocate for curbing greenhouse gas emissions. "It's true that D.C. hasn't yet caught on," he said in an email message Friday afternoon. "They're still in the grip of the fossil fuel industry." The consequences of that grip are appearing increasingly dire. The International Energy Agency released its annual World Energy Outlook this week, for example. Among the...