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Trapping carbon pollution underground for thousands of years is key to fighting climate change

Trapping carbon emissions deep within Earth's crust may be a clever way to keep warming greenhouse gases from amassing in the planet's atmosphere.  Giant wind turbines and solar-paneled roofs are almost certainly the energy future, but until
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Americans aren't sold on the idea of sending astronauts back to the moon

Interest in the final frontier isn’t going anywhere. Earlier this year, the Pew Research Center surveyed more than 2,500 American adults, revealing that 70 percent of Americans believe it's essential for the United States to be at the
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10 of the best weather stations, according to online reviews

Weather is one of our big obsessions here at Mashable (just take a look at our Science page if you don't believe us). We've covered everything from incoming tornadoes in the midwest that contribute to climate change to our favorite cloud types (
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Fighting climate change could save the world trillions of dollars

On the White House lawn in June 2017, President Donald Trump announced that "we're getting out," referring to his plan to pull the U.S. out of the historic Paris climate agreement — a deal he considers bad for the American economy.  But
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India's soft power in climate change

From: Buisness-standard By Arunabha Ghosh Recommended by: business-standard Soft power, writes Joseph Nye, is “the ability to shape the preferences of others.” Among other resources of soft power are values, policies and
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Extreme Arctic heat wave in 2016 wouldn't have happened without climate change

Just days before Christmas in 2016, the North Pole was 50 degrees above its usual winter temperature. The top of the world was just above freezing.  Unusually warm air had smothered the Arctic throughout that year, and now a recently published
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Earth just soared past yet another climate change milestone

The Earth's atmosphere is more saturated with greenhouse gases now than at any other time in human history. For the first time on record, the average amount of carbon dioxide — the main long-lived gas responsible for global warming — in
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New Zealand bans new offshore oil exploration to tackle climate change

New Zealand's oil and gas industry is a sizeable part of the country's economy, but it'll be stopping all new offshore exploration to address climate change. "There will be no further offshore oil and gas exploration permits granted," Prime Minister
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Climate change is a more partisan issue than ever, and Donald Trump is to blame

The Trump administration's rollbacks of crucial climate change policies, from the intended pullout from the Paris Agreement to the scuttled Clean Power Plan, have earned most of the media attention and scorn from environmentalists.  However,
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More ambitious pollution cuts could save Arctic sea ice and the species that depend on it

The loss of Arctic sea ice is one of the clearest signs of human-caused climate change, and there's been nothing but blinking red alarms coming from the top of the world lately. The past four winters have seen such anemic sea ice growth that they've