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Record hot first half may herald warmest year yet

Record hot first half may herald warmest year yet

Yet another month has set a global temperature record, with June 2015 coming in as the warmest June on record going back to 1880.

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Graph of the Day: World’s greenhouse gas emissions country by country

Graph of the Day: World’s greenhouse gas emissions country by country

WRI has released new information about the present — an infographic and huge databaseof the world’s current greenhouse gas emissions.

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The US, Brazil and China all set major climate goals

The US, Brazil and China all set major climate goals

3 of the world’s top greenhouse gas emitters — all released major commitments to reduce or at least slow their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Australia could double its energy productivity by 2030: report

Australia could double its energy productivity by 2030: report

Switching to alternative energy sources, such as renewables, and using more electric cars could double Australia’s energy productivity.

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February carbon dioxide levels average 400ppm for first time

February carbon dioxide levels average 400ppm for first time

For the first time, the February monthly average carbon dioxide levels at the Mauna Loa Observatory have passed 400ppm.

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Looming warming spurt could reshape climate debate

Looming warming spurt could reshape climate debate

Humanity is about to experience a historically unprecedented spike in temperatures.

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Keystone XL pipeline would emit 1 billion extra tons of GHGs

Keystone XL pipeline would emit 1 billion extra tons of GHGs

If built, the Keystone XL pipeline would send about 800,000 barrels of Canadian tar sands oil per day to refineries in Texas.

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One more log on the fire to confirm 2014 as hottest year

One more log on the fire to confirm 2014 as hottest year

If you need further confirmation that 2014 was the hottest year on record, the World Meteorological Organization has you covered.

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US coal in decline, heading in the same direction as compact discs

US coal in decline, heading in the same direction as compact discs

Technological progress has been brutal to the yellow pages and compact discs. Coal may be headed the same way in the U.S.

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FactCheck: did carbon emissions fall faster before the carbon price?

FactCheck: did carbon emissions fall faster before the carbon price?

Minister Hunt’s claim that emissions cuts slowed dramatically while the carbon price was in place is incorrect.

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A broken record: 2014 hottest year

A broken record: 2014 hottest year

13 of the hottest 15 years on record have occurred since 2000 and the odds of that happening randomly without the boost of global warming is 1 in 27 million.