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News

Kansas-based

New report shows greenhouse gas emissions dropping slightly in Lawrence
(Lawrence Journal-World, Dec. 1, 2014)

Taking to the pulpit against climate change
(USA Today, July 15, 2014)

House Energy and Environment Committee discusses human involvement in climate change
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 13, 2014

Westar seeks state’s permission to start offering prepaid service
(Wichita Eagle, Oct. 28, 2013)

Farm groups host drought workshops for ranchers
(KSN TV, Wichita, August 21, 2013)

Climate Science, like evolution before, a Kansas legislative controversy
(Wichita Eagle, March 1, 2013)

Seeking to slow 'Cap and Trade,' KCP&L spends on lobbying
(Kansas City Free Press, April 28, 2010)

Climate not changing as quickly as projected
(High Plains Journal, March 19, 2010)

Collaboration on climate research in state unique
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 8, 2010)

Global

How global warming could boost green energy in an unexpected way (+video)
(Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 28, 2013)

IPCC report says humans almost certainly cause global warming
(Washington Post, September 27, 2013)

Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made
(Kansas City Star, September 27, 2013)

EPA takes on coal with first-ever carbon limits
(Wichita Eagle, Sept. 20, 2013)

The President and the Pipeline
(The New Yorker, Sept. 16, 2013)

'50 dirtiest' US power plants emit more greenhouse gases than South Korea
(Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 10, 2013)

USGS moves to create climate change vulnerability database
(The Hill, August 20, 2013)

Climate Panel Cites Near Certainty on Warming
(New York Times, August 20, 2013)

Obama's advocacy group lining up behind clean energy
(USA Today, July 4, 2013)

Experts See New Normal as a Hotter, Drier West Faces More Huge Fires
(New York Times, July 1, 2013)

Does Keystone XL report let Obama off the hook on climate pledge?
(Christian Science Monitor, March 4, 2013)

Natural gas isn’t the only reason U.S. carbon emissions are falling
(Washington Post, Feb. 15, 2013)

Clouds’ Effect on Climate Change Is Last Bastion for Dissenters
(New York Times, April 20, 2012)

Ice age study delivers blow to global-warming skeptics
(Christian Science Monitor, April 5, 2012)

Climate change report: time to start preparing for the worst
(Christian Science Monitor, March 28, 2012)

Greenland's ice sheet: Climate change outlook gets a little more dire
(Christian Science Monitor, March 13, 2012)

Climate Proposal Puts Practicality Ahead of Sacrifice
(New York Times, Jan. 16, 2012)

Online Map Shows Biggest Greenhouse Gas Emitters
(New York Times, Jan. 11, 2012)

Carbon dioxide super-scrubber? Potential good news in global warming fight
(Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 5, 2012)

Extent of Arctic summer sea ice at record low level
(Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 10, 2011)

Climate change: Species climbing higher and migrating north, study says
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 19, 2011)

A Warming Planet Struggles to Feed Itself
(New York Times, June 4, 2011 )

Will recovering global economy thwart efforts to curb global warming?
(Christian Science Monitor, May 31, 2011)

Global warming: Impact of receding snow and ice surprises scientists
(Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 18, 2011)

Global warming will cause plants and animals to migrate
(Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 24, 2009)

Carbon emissions increasing acidity in Alaskan seas
(Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 4, 2009)

A Bid to Cut Emissions Looks Away From Coal
(New York Times, Oct. 31, 2009)

Study says winds dying down
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 10, 2009)

With Something for Everyone, Climate Bill Passed
(The New York Times, June 30, 2009)
(Registration required)

E.P.A. Clears Way for Greenhouse Gas Rules
(The New York Times, April 17, 2009)
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More climate news, KEIN

newGlobal Warming - New Section - Christian Science Monitor news archive

Global Warming - What can we do? - Christian Science Monitor news archive

newIn the Greenhouse: Confronting a Changing Climate - Washington Post news archive

The Threat of Climate Change - Washington Post news archive

More on Climate Change - The Guardian (UK) news archive

 

Research

Kansas

Southwest Carbon Partnership, members include Kansas, other states, and NETL.

Climate Change in Kansas - Feddema, J. et al., KU, Climate and Energy Program, Oct. 23, 2008

Kansas Coalition for Carbon Management (KCCM) - K State

Soil Carbon Center - K State, includes a Carbon calculator to estimate the cost of sequestering CO2 in soil.

PRISM - Polar Radar for Ice Sheet Measurements - KU

Remote Sensing of Polar Ice - KU

2006. K. A. Garrett, S. P. Dendy, E. E. Frank, M. N. Rouse, and S. E. Travers. Climate Change Effects on Plant Disease: Genomes to EcosystemsAnnual Review of Phytopathology 44:489-509. (PDF 229 KB)

 Climate Change and Kansas, U.S. E.P.A., EPA 236-F-98-007i, Sept. 1998. (PDF 69 KB)

Federal

U.S. Climate Change Science Program - Fed. Gov't

U.S. Climate Change Technology Program - Fed. Gov't

Pew Center on Global Climate Change

Resources

Kansas Energy and Environmental Policy group - Executive Order 08-03

Tackling Climate Change in the U.S.
(PDF - 9.6 MB) American Solar Energy Society, Jan. 2007

U.S. greenhouse emissions data
U.S. DOE Energy Information Administration

Carbon footprint - ways to reduce impact on environment and atmospheric CO2

Online Glacier Photograph Database - National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), University of Colorado, Boulder

Sea Ice Minimum Concentration 3-year moving averages for 1979-1981 to 2003-2005 - NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Initiatives

Energy and Climate Change - Clinton Global Initiative

Evangelical Climate Initiative

Nature Conservancy Climate Change Initiative

Cool Cities Initiative - Sierra Club

West Coast Governor's Climate Change Initiative - Cal., Ore., & Wash.

Industry Climate Change Policy

newClimate Change Policy - Westar Energy

Commentary

Editorial: Scientists 95% sure on climate change
(Hutchinson News, Oct. 9, 2013)

Legislative meddling: Legislators don't like judicial oversight but think they should teach science
(Hutchinson News, Feb. 20, 2013)

Brownback: Climate change bill would devastate Kansas
(The Kansas City Star, May 3, 2010)

Gerhard: Fact-based climate debate
(Lawrence Journal World, Dec. 16, 2009)

Play it safe on the environment
(Lawrence Journal World, Dec. 12, 2009)

Friedman: What They Really Believe
(New York Times, Nov. 18, 2009)

Vilsack: Kansas farmers would gain from cap-and-trade
(Wichita Eagle, November 8, 2009)

Editorial: Kansas is a player in greenhouse gases
(Wichita Eagle, June 8, 2007)

Editorial: A Glacial Pace on Warming
(The New York Times, April 28, 2007)
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Editorial: Walk the talk on global warming
(Christian Science Monitor, April 26, 2007)

Will: Fuzzy Climate Math
(Washington Post, April 12, 2007)
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Whitman: Carbon Ruling: A Welcome First Step
(Washington Post, April 9, 2007)
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Samuelson: Hollywood's Climate Follies
(Washington Post, March 21, 2007)
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Ignatius: The Climate-Change Precipice
(Washington Post, March 2, 2007)
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