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Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...Panjaitan, the Forestry Ministry's director of forest fire control.The fires have also sent enormous amounts of greenhouse-gas emissions into the air. Much of the forests lost were peatland, which stores a particularly large amount of carbon...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/vast-forest-fires-indonesia-
Nation and World
Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...in the world, and we're the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, so improving cooperation and collaboration is really...change, with China announcing it would try to cap its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, or sooner if possible.By contrast...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-23/meetings-chinese-leader-brin
Nation and World
My Turn: Time to connect to the President's issue - climate change

...of climate change. As global greenhouse gas emissions now exceed 400 ppm and...to power its future and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As used here, the...energy economy and in reducing greenhouse gas emissions? It is my hope that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-13/my-turn-time-connect-presidents-issue
Opinion
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...make similarly ambitious pledges.Despite these efforts, the U.S. isn't a shining example when it comes to greenhouse gases. Each American emits more than twice as much carbon dioxide as a Chinese and 10 times that of someone from India...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/obama-heading-melting-glacier-dramatic-
State
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

...he works to secure his environmental legacy before his presidency ends. The president has pledged a U.S. cut in greenhouse gas emissions of up to 28 percent by 2030, compared to 2005 levels, and plans to use the Alaska visit to build public...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/obama-walk-fine-line-climate-energy
State
Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...infuriating Republicans by forcing through a bill cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Legislative efforts on climate change...the majority of voters wants to see action to reduce greenhouse gases.Said McConnell: "Republicans have no intention...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-10/polarized-politics-dictated-
Nation and World
In first, global temps could average 1.8 degrees higher

...methane, the two most important greenhouse gases, reached record highs last year...year we report a new record in greenhouse gas concentrations," WMO Secretary-General...We have to act now to slash greenhouse gas emissions if we are to have a...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-10/first-global-temps-could-ave
Nation and World
Trans-Canada asks US to suspend pipeline application review

...oppose the concept of tapping the Alberta oil sands, saying it requires huge amounts of energy and water and increases greenhouse gas emissions. They also express concern that pipeline leaks could potentially pollute underground aquifers that are...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-03/trans-canada-asks-us-suspend
Nation and World
California governor signs aggressive climate change bill

...Democrat, began the year setting the most aggressive greenhouse-gas emissions benchmark in North America. He took his...been in charge of implementing an already ambitious greenhouse gas emissions law Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-08/california-governor-signs-ag
Nation and World
Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative

...voters in November 2016. Their effort aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, put a price on carbon pollution and use...state Department of Ecology is writing rules to cap greenhouse gases from about 35 large industrial emitters in the state...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-07/groups-form-alliance-tackle-
Nation and World

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