Greenhouse gas

A worker removes leaves as nectarines get sorted for packaging at Eastern ProPak Farmers Cooperative in Glassboro, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

The UN says one-third of food worldwide gets wasted

ROME (AP) — The U.N. food agency says one-third of all food produced in the world gets wasted, amounting to a loss of $750 billion a year. The Rome-based Food and Agricultural Organization said in […]

09/11/2013

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Enviros not happy with California carbon offsets

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A component of California’s landmark offensive against greenhouse gas emissions is not sitting well with some environmental groups. Under the measure, companies would be able to meet the state’s strict greenhouse […]

08/11/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

PROMISES, PROMISES: Climate Change

Slowing the buildup of greenhouse gases responsible for warming the planet is one of the biggest challenges the United States and President Barack Obama face.

03/25/2013

Keystone Pipeline Project

TransCanada: Pipeline would not affect climate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top executive of a Canadian company that has proposed an oil pipeline from western Canada to Texas says the project will have no measurable effect on global warming.

02/19/2013

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‘Climate dividend’ approved for Calif. households

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility regulators have approved a small, twice-a-year dividend for households to help offset bill increases caused by the state’s new cap-and-trade system.

12/21/2012

Calif. officials call carbon auction a success

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – State regulators say California’s first auction of greenhouse gas emissions permits went smoothly, and that all of the pollution permits available for 2013 were sold. The California Air Resources Board said […]

11/19/2012

Iowa scientists: Drought a sign of climate change

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – More than 130 scientists from Iowa colleges and universities say this year’s drought is consistent with a warmer climate predicted as part of global climate change and more droughts can […]

11/19/2012

Obama wants 'conversation' on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he wants to begin a national “conversation” on climate change. At a news conference Wednesday, Obama said his administration has taken steps to combat global warming, such as […]

11/14/2012

Business groups protest Calif. carbon market

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Dozens of people, some wearing red “Save Our Jobs” T-shirts, packed a public meeting on Thursday to testify that a key component of California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions law will impose […]

09/20/2012

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