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Pope Francis called for a radical transformation of politics, economics and individual lifestyles to confront environmental degradation and climate change, in his much-awaited papal encyclical.
Date: 06/18/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Climate Change
For the first time on record in human history, the monthly global average concentration of carbon dioxide — the most important global warming pollutant that takes centuries to be removed from the atmosphere — surpassed 400 parts per million in March of this year, according to government data.
Date: 05/06/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Climate Change
The IEA pegged carbon dioxide emissions for 2014 at 32.3 billion metric tons — essentially the same volume as 2013, even as the global economy grew at a rate of about 3 percent.
Date: 03/13/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
The University of California quietly met an important milestone in 2014: It successfully reduced greenhouse gas emissions to the same level as 14 years ago.
Date: 01/28/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
In the annals of climatology, 2014 surpassed 2010 as the warmest year.
Date: 01/20/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Today’s renewable energy technologies won’t save us. So what will?
Date: 11/20/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Climate Change
Tom Steyer
At May 6th's Energy Leadership Lecture, philanthropist and clean energy advocate Tom Steyer highlighted the actions needed to successfully confront climate change.
Date: 05/07/2014
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Philanthropist and clean energy advocate Tom Steyer to come to UCSB to discuss the real urgency of confronting climate change.
Date: 04/28/2014
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.
Date: 04/21/2014
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Panel
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Energy Efficiency, Game Changer: Unconventional Gas & Oil and the Energy Landscape brought together experts to discuss how to manage the controversial method of hydraulic fracturing.
Date: 03/13/2014
Type: News

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