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Top 10  Climate Change Stories of 2008
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Gas Prices See-Saw and Americans Drive  Less Thanks to record-high prices -Americans  drove 100 billion fewer miles  between  November 2007 and October 2008, compared  to the previous year.
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Climate Champion Rep. Henry Waxman  (D-CA) will take the gavel of the House  Energy and Commerce Committee in  January.
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Rate of Greenland  summer ice loss  triples 2007 record Overall Arctic ice  Volume was less  than any other year Himalayan glaciers  “decapitated”
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1 to 2 meters is the  new  1 to 2 feet.  Major sea level rise is  one of the biggest  threats facing  humanity this  century.
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Coal-powered  corporations  spend  hundreds of millions of  dollars to pretend that  coal is a “clean” fuel.  Yet a toxic coal sludge  story in Tennessee  shows that the term  ‘clean coal’ is an 
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Unformatted text preview: oxymoron. Coal is the dirtiest of Prominent climate scientists speak out that stabilizing atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide at 450 ppm —probably isn’t enough. The green-campus movement took off across the country in 2008 Focus the Nation Election force in 2008 Offshore drilling ban lifted Congress allows a 27 year old ban on offshore drilling to expire in October. While the rest of the financial system melts down, cleantech venture investment hit a record $2.6B in the third quarter. Obama talks green and takes over The Obama “Green Team” - Steven Chu energy secretary, John Holdren -White House science adviser, and Jane Lubchenco NOAA administrator ....
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