U.N. official calls potential climate agreement ‘pathetically insufficient’ | MNN

One thing you that’s clear about Christiana Figueres: She is a straight shooter. Since the COP16 climate meetings began, the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

Focusing on spending is easy way for Republicans to attack climate deals | MNN

Republicans won the midterms by hammering Democrats on spending. Now they are hammering an international climate change agreement using the same tactics. As the first week of the COP 16 Climate...

How political battles affect climate scientists | MNN

In the days before Thanksgiving, climate researchers got an unpleasant holiday surprise: A new release of emails between climate scientists hacked from a University of East Anglia (UEA) server in...

Researchers uncover hidden deicer risks affecting bridge health — ScienceDaily

Common magnesium chloride deicers used on roadways and bridges around the U.S. may be doing more damage than previously thought, researchers have found. Additionally, that damage is unlikely to be detected...

It’s crunch time for Kyoto | MNN

The Kyoto Protocol is on its death bed, set to expire in 2012 after a 14-year run that has done little to curb global warming. But it isn't dead yet,...

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