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"It's a snowball."

Tallying the economic winners of the status quo

Feb 27, 2015
There is a cost to gridlock, but there are also economic winners.
Posted In: snow, Congress, climate change
Flooding in the low-lying Miami area, like that shown here from 2007, will get worse as sea-levels rise, putting much of the areas property values at risk.

The market doesn't charge for Florida's climate risk

Feb 13, 2015
Not yet, anyway. It's not built to recognize risks more than a few years away.
Posted In: Miami, Florida, water, climate change, rising seas, property values, bond market

Will global temperature rise inspire a behavior shift?

Jan 23, 2015
2014 was the hottest year on record. What's next for climate change policy and economics?
Posted In: climate change, global warming, sustainability, Economics
Miguel Arias Canete, EU Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action, participates in a panel Wednesday in Lima.

At climate change meeting, poor countries step forward

Dec 10, 2014
More developing countries are making the commitment to fight emissions.
Posted In: climate change, UN, UN climate conference

The numbers for November 12, 2014

Nov 12, 2014
With a surprise climate agreement and Alibaba's huge sale, a lot's happening in China.
Posted In: climate change, alibaba, YouTube, spotify, viral, starbucks
Exhaust flows out of the tailpipe of a vehicle.

Low gas prices: exciting. Global warming: borrring.

Nov 7, 2014
Falling gas prices have been big news all week, but as the mid-term elections showed, for American voters, the flip side of cheap gas -- climate change – is a low urgency issue.
Posted In: climate change, urgency, gas prices

The $128 million dollar supercomputer

Oct 28, 2014
What does it look like and how is it changing the way we model climate change.
Posted In: supercomputer, climate change, weather
Scaffolds

Salmon runs hit records, even as drought threatens future

Oct 22, 2014
Salmon are returning to the Columbia River at levels not seen in nearly a century.
Posted In: salmon, fishing industry, climate change, Food

A surprising contributor to climate change: concrete

Oct 21, 2014
Making cement and concrete produces a ton of CO2, but there might be a better way.
Posted In: climate change, carbon dioxide, Environment
The 14 week old polar bear twins play with their mother in their enclosure during the first outside excursion in the zoo in Munich Hellabrunn, southern Germany, on March 19, 2014.

Why the Pentagon is preparing for climate change

Oct 13, 2014
The Pentagon sees climate change ratcheting tensions in already problematic regions.
Posted In: climate change, Pentagon, alternative energy

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