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Two new studies find that "strong measures to limit carbon emissions would have hardly any negative effect on economic growth, and might actually lead to faster growth," as Nobelist Paul Krugman puts it. Here's why.
Last month was the warmest August since records began being kept in 1880, NOAA reported Thursday. NOAA projections make clear that 2014 is going to be one of the very hottest years on record -- and possibly the hottest. Stay tuned. Mother nature is just getting warmed up -- thanks to human activity.