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Dec 21, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Permafrost in Alaska's iconic Denali National Park and other areas could all but disappear by the end of this century, new research suggests.
Dec 17, 2014 05:00 PM ET // AFP
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would ban hydraulic fracking in New York State, citing health concerns about the controversial oil and gas drilling technique.
Dec 16, 2014 06:30 PM ET // AFP
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland’s ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
Dec 16, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
With November data recorded, 2014 is on track to be the warmest year on record.
Dec 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // AFP
Denmark makes a claim to contested, energy-rich territory around the North Pole by submitting data to the UN which it says demonstrates the area is an extension of its continental shelf.
Dec 15, 2014 02:07 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The mess caused by the Pineapple Express reminds us that California is exceptionally prone to landslides. Continue reading →
Dec 11, 2014 01:40 PM ET // AFP
Environment ministers faced mounting time pressure to shape a blueprint for the most ambitious environmental accord in history.
Dec 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Pacific Ocean, whose waters are heating up due to climate change, may accelerate the problem by releasing millions of tons of methane gas that's stored beneath the ocean floor.
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