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E.U. Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations

published about 4 hours ago
E.U. Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations
The varied energy needs and capacity of member nations led to concessions and compromises that experts say watered down an agreement that was hoped to pressure other countries at climate talks in 2015.

Dot Earth Blog: Why Americans Should Fear Fear of Ebola More than the Virus

published about 9 hours ago
Dot Earth Blog: Why Americans Should Fear Fear of Ebola More than the Virus
Two vital efforts to tamp down unfounded fears of Ebola contagion.

Pragmatism on Climate Change Trumps Politics at Local Level Across U.S.

published about 12 hours ago
Pragmatism on Climate Change Trumps Politics at Local Level Across U.S.
Even as politicians at the national level steer clear of the politically charged topic, officials who live where its effects lap at residents’ doorsteps are embracing the issue.

Dot Earth Blog: Another Round on Energy Rebound

published about 14 hours ago
Dot Earth Blog: Another Round on Energy Rebound
Two analysts of energy trends expand on their view that efficiency’s climate and energy benefits have been overstated.

Rick S. Piltz, Firebrand on Climate, Dies at 71

published 1 day ago
Rick S. Piltz, Firebrand on Climate, Dies at 71
Mr. Piltz, a climate policy analyst, resigned from the administration of George W. Bush in 2005, accusing it of distorting scientific findings for political reasons and then releasing internal White House documents to support his contention.