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China ‘won’t follow US’ on carbon emissions

The BBC reports that China has pledged not allow its per-capita CO2 emissions to reach US levels. A recent study by the European Commission’s Joint Research (JRC) has found that US per-capita emissions are between 2.5-3 times larger than China’s, but it claims that if China’s continue to rise at its present rate, they could

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Where did global warming go?

According to this article in the New York Times, belief in anthropogenic climate change has been decreasing in the United States over the last several years.  Between 2006 and 2010, the percentage of Americans who believe in global warming dropped from 79% to 59%.  This has been accompanied by a fading of global warming from

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Study Finds Widespread US, UK, and Canadian Public Support for Geoengineering Research

A recent study published in Environmental Research Letters (discussed in this BBC article) finds that a majority of the US, UK, and Canadian public support more research on geoengineering to combat global warming.  The study specifically examined the public’s perception of solar radiation management (SRM) strategies—such as injecting suflate aerosols into the stratosphere to reflect more incoming

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Poll Question #4: What is the most abundant greenhouse gas?

Published on October 21, 2011 by in Polls

What is the most abundant greenhouse gas? [poll id=”5″]

 
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Poll Question #3: Climate hazards vary depending on where you live. Which climate hazard is of greatest concern to you?

Published on October 10, 2011 by in Polls

A new poll question: Climate hazards vary depending on where you live.  Which climate hazard is of greatest concern to you?   You may choose more than 1 answer. [poll id=”4″]

 
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