Global Warming

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Study: Man-Made Global Warming To Cause 95 Percent Of Very Hot Days By 2050

If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man’s effects on climate.

04/28/2015

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Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.

04/14/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

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Warm Winter: Report Says Eastern US Alone In Having Extremely Cold February

Although in Pittsburgh – and in other parts of the East Coast – we shivered through February’s record-breaking cold, we were pretty much alone.

03/16/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

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Scientist Say 2014 Hottest Year On Record, But Not In Pittsburgh

For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday.

01/16/2015

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Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?

04/03/2013

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Marcellus Shale Hour: Environmental Responsibility

This week on the Marcellus Shale Hour, KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino is joined by Matt Pitzarella from Range Resources to discuss the impact of the election on shale energy and natural gas, among other things.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2012

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Why Ice Matters – Interview With Noted Geophysicist Henry Pollack

Nobel Prize winner and noted professor of geophysics Henry Pollack weighs in on ice and the environment.

04/09/2012

Obama's Use Of Oil Spill For Global Warming

   Mike Pintek spoke with Leighton Steward a geologist, environmentalist, a retired energy executive and a New-York Times best-selling author on whether or not President Obama is using the Oil Spill crisis to get more […]

06/18/2010