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Local Theologians See Depth in Pope’s Pronouncement on Climate

William Madges, a theology professor at St. Joseph’s University, says it’s no accident that the pope cited the political dimensions of the debate.

06/18/2015

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Study: Man-Made Global Warming To Cause 95 Percent Of Very Hot Days By 2050

If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man’s effects on climate.

04/28/2015

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Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.

04/14/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

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Report: Climate Change Will Worsen Tidal Flooding All Along East Coast

A new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists projects that in the next three decades years, Philadelphia could go from about 19 tidal flooding events per year to more than 200.

10/09/2014

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Studies Fault Global Warming For Much Of 2013’s Wild Weather

Organized by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, researchers on Monday published 22 studies on 2013 climate extremes in a special edition of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

09/29/2014

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Chief Meteorologist At Weatherbell Analytics: Organizers Of People’s Climate March Were ‘Prostituting The Weather And Climate’

Dom Giordano talked to Joe Bastardi, from Weatherbell Analytics, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to discuss the People’s Climate March in New York City.

09/22/2014

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Philly Environmental Group Recruiting People To Go To Anti-Global Warming March In NY

Although the idea of climate change remains hugely controversial, there’s a call for those who think it is an imminent threat to head to a major march next weekend.

09/14/2014

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CBS News Reports World Breaks Global Heat Record — Again

Furthermore, the world’s oceans were the hottest EVER recorded, regardless of the month.

07/22/2014

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NASA Launches Satellite To Study Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

A rocket carrying a NASA satellite lit up the pre-dawn skies Wednesday on a mission to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, the chief culprit behind global warming.

07/02/2014

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Movie Review: ‘Snowpiercer’

With its idiosyncratic take on the 99 percent/one percent income-inequality class system and environmental destructiveness at the forefront, the film has remarkable contemporary relevance.

07/02/2014

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Report: Reduced Meat And Dairy Consumption Crucial To Fighting Climate Change

We can have our planet, or we can have our meat and dairy, new research alleges.

04/01/2014

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Jersey Shore Officials and Homeowners Still Wrestling With Climate Change Issues

Some scoff at global warming, but Margate mayor Mike Becker is heeding the warnings.

11/01/2013

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