GLOBAL WARMING'S FINGERPRINTS ARE ALL OVER RECENT EXTREME WEATHER, RESEARCH SHOWS...

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A man sunbathes in the midday sun during a heat wave at Glenelg beach on January 13, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia.

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Extreme weather events, from droughts to floods and heat waves, are some of the most tangible present day impacts of global warming, and they will take center stage in speeches at the upcoming Paris Climate Summit. Now a new report gives leaders pushing to reduce emissions of global warming pollution, including President Obama, additional ammunition.

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WHY A PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT COULD ACTUALLY BE VERY GOOD FOR THE U.S.

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OBAMA REJECTS KEYSTONE XL OIL PIPELINE, IN HUGE WIN FOR ENVIRONMENTALISTS...

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Miles of pipe for the stalled Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline are stacked in a field near Ripley, Oklahoma.

The Obama administration rejected the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Friday, handing a major victory to environmentalists after a seven-year review process that gave rise to a grassroots climate activist movement. President Barack Obama announced his decision at a morning news conference in the White House Roosevelt Room, alongside Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice President Joe Biden.

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50 YEARS AFTER WARNING, NO DEBATE IN PARIS ON THE SCIENCE...

U.N. climate negotiations begin in Paris in less than a month.
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Diplomats steeling themselves for a historic round of United Nations climate negotiations remain divided by a handful of stubborn disputes. Discord persists over financial and procedural issues, for example, and over how pollution from farming and deforestation should be addressed alongside energy generation.

The fundamentals of climate science, however, are not among the issues being debated...

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THE REPUBLICAN PARTY: "THEY'RE NOT SCIENTISTS!"

The Republican Party could be the single greatest impediment to global efforts to slow climate change. But cracks are forming in the conservative wall of denial.

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AS SCIENTISTS WORRY ABOUT WARMING WORLD, US PUBLIC DOESN'T...

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2014 file photo, demonstrators make their way down Sixth Avenue in New York City...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are hot but not too bothered by global warming...

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THIS FASCINATING SOCIAL EXPERIMENT SHINES A LIGHT ON THE ABSURDITY OF CLIMATE DISRUPTION DENIERS...

The world is getting hotter. But a lot of important people aren't "buying in."

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US YOUTHS SUES US GOVERNMENT OVER CLIMATE INACTION...

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An unprecedented massive legal campaign led by young Americans is playing out in courtrooms across the nation...

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IMPORTANT VIDEOS...

The following are highly recommended global warming educational videos. Some of them include humor to help make their points. Please watch as many as you can to quickly become educated about the escalating global warming crisis.

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WHY THE PARIS DECEMBER UN CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE (COP21) IS DOOMED TO FAIL BEFORE IT BEGINS...

The December 2015 Paris Climate Conference initiated by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (IPCC) will be attended by leaders of most of the nations of the world. It is being widely touted by scientists, environmental groups as well as progressive global media as our last hope for saving the world from irreversible global warming and the cataclysmic damage caused by the greenhouse effect of carbon and methane pollution of the atmosphere. To achieve this goal at Paris the IPCC has set the target of keeping global warming below 2°Celsius (about 3.7 degrees F.)

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