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Arctic Sea Ice Increases By 50% Over A Year

For the past many years, scientists have been lamenting that the polar ice is losing its volume, leading to drastic climatic changes. Now, an ESA satellite has surprisingly revealed that the volume of sea ice in the Arctic has increased by 50% over a year.
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President Obama Details Out Climate Change Action Plan

President Obama has long been stating that he intends to take concrete actions towards curbing environmental pollution and tackling the issue of climate change. After a lot of wait, he has finally announced a 21-page climate change initiative which outlines the efforts his government will undertake in order to tackle the issue.
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2012 Was The Hottest Year On Record For The US

Climate change has significantly affected the common weather patterns in recent years. Not only that, average temperatures are witnessing a mount by each passing year. Now, the U.S. government has confirmed what many had been feeling throughout 2012 - it was the hottest year on record.
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US CO2 Emissions Lowest In Last 20 Years

According to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Agency, the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the U.S. has dropped to a 20-year low. The drop comes as surprise to officials and scientists practicing related trade. The main reason behind the surprising drop in carbon dioxide emissions is said to the result of recent shift to natural…
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