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Greenhouse Gases

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Columbus City Council is set to approve a contract aimed at helping the city reduce its carbon footprint. 

There's more methane gas in the atmosphere than there used to be, by every scientific measure. The Obama administration has been trying to stem the increase of this powerful greenhouse gas, but the incoming Trump administration appears bent on keeping the government's hands off methane.

Climate Change

Dec 3, 2015
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The United Nations conference on climate change kicked off in Paris this week, and on Monday, President Obama addressed America's role as a major emitter of greenhouse gases. Since 1880, the Earth had warmed by about 1.7 degrees Fahrenheit, a fairly high increase according to scientists. Over the next 30 years, scientists say that climate is likely reflect heavier rainfalls, intense hurricanes and typhoons, and more frequent and damaging coastal floods.