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How to Make Air Conditioners Less Guzzling and More Green

September 23, 2012

When the electricity went out in northern India this past summer, alarm bells went off among global energy experts. They’re still ringing as one hemisphere eases out of the hot season and the other warms up. read more

 


Global warming: the heat’s back on

September 14, 2012

It was an extraordinary triumph of old technology over new, of basic science over space-age wizardry and – 25 years ago tomorrow – it led to a planet-saving pact, one of the most successful treaties ever agreed. read more

 


Profits on Carbon Credits Drive Output of a Harmful Gas

August 8, 2012

When the United Nations wanted to help slow climate change, it established what seemed a sensible system. Greenhouse gases were rated based on their power to warm the atmosphere. The more dangerous the gas, the more that manufacturers in developing nations would be compensated as they reduced their emissions. read more

 

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