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Seen At 11: More Carbon Dioxide In Air Will Mean More Turbulence On Planes

A lot of people fear turbulence when flying, and now, some scientists have said it could get a lot worse.

05/13/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Carbon Dioxide Sequestration In Southern Rockland County

Researchers say underground carbon dioxide storage is one possible hope for mitigating climate change.

09/30/2013

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Lawmakers Vote To Remain In Regional Cap And Trade Pact

Two bills aimed at keeping New Jersey in a regional greenhouse gas reduction pact received final approval from the Legislature, but the fate of the state’s participation was no closer to being resolved.

06/30/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 26, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Bill To Keep NJ In Carbon Dioxide-Capping Pact Goes Before Committee

The state Senate’s Environment and Energy Committee will consider legislation Monday to force Gov. Chris Christie to stay in a multistate pact to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.

06/20/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Democrats Try To Stop Gov. Christie’s Decision To Exit Greenhouse Gas Program

Three Democratic lawmakers are introducing legislation to force New Jersey’s Republican governor to stay in a multistate pact to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.

06/13/2011

New Jersey Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, Bob Martin, right, looks on Thursday, May 26, 2011 in Trenton, N.J., as Gov. Chris Christie announces that New Jersey will withdraw from a 10-state regional greenhouse gas reduction program by the end of the year. (credit: Mel Evans/AP)

Gov. Chris Christie To Pull N.J. From Greenhouse Gas Program

Republican Gov. Chris Christie announced Thursday that New Jersey will withdraw from a 10-state regional greenhouse gas reduction program by the end of the year, saying the program is ineffective at combating global warming.

05/26/2011

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Gaps Around Air Conditioners In NYC Buildings Are Costly

A new study said that poorly fitted air conditioning units cost New York City buildings millions of dollars a year in extra fuel consumption. The study by the Urban Green Council was set to be released Thursday.

04/14/2011

(Photo/Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS)

Federal Stimulus Funds Pave The Way For Smoother NYC Streets

Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced Monday that the agency started using 12 new electric screeds that will reduce fuel costs and carbon emissions.

03/29/2011