Climate Change

"Climate Tools Seek to Bend Nature’s Path"

"UTRECHT, the Netherlands — The solution to global warming, Olaf Schuiling says, lies beneath our feet. For Dr. Schuiling, a retired geochemist, climate salvation would come in the form of olivine, a green-tinted mineral found in abundance around the world. When exposed to the elements, it slowly takes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere."

Source: NY Times, 11/10/2014

"U.S. Fines Automakers Hyundai and Kia for Misstating Mileage"

"In the largest-ever penalty for a violation of the Clean Air Act, the Korean automakers Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors will pay the federal government a combined $300 million as part of a settlement for overstating vehicle fuel-economy standards on 1.2 million cars, Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency officials said on Monday."

Source: NY Times, 11/04/2014

"Climate Change Emerges as Priority for Black And Hispanic Voters"

"It is a point noted with some morbid curiosity year after year — climate change ranks low on the list of Americans’ priorities. But this version of the story tends to exclude the concerns of those whose interests are often marginalized at the polls and left out of legislation: people of color."

Source: Aljazeera America, 11/03/2014

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