The U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, reopened on Sunday after closing earlier this month due to concerns over potential terrorism attacks, the U.S. State Department said. Three months ago, the Obama ... more 
The U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, reopened on Sunday after closing earlier this month due to concerns over potential terrorism attacks, the U.S. State Department said. Three months ago, the Obama administration made a little-noticed but potentially pivotal move in the stepped-up fight against climate change: it boosted the U.S. government's official estimate of the future economic damage caused by carbon pollution. After its first review, a panel of technical experts from 11 government agencies raised the so-called "social cost of carbon." The new 2020 forecast of $43 a ton was a 58 percent jump from the previous estimate, made in 2010. less 
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Tue, Aug 20, 2013 8:42 PM EDT