Controversial agency relocatio...

Jul 18, 2019 by

Critics of the Trump administration’s efforts say the decision is politically motivated.

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Activists Call on Retiring FER...

Jul 18, 2019 by

For the past 30 years FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has voted in favor of 398 out of 400 applications for mostly fracked gas interstate pipelines and related projects. 

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Berkeley bans: straws, plastic...

Jul 18, 2019 by

Environmentalists have cheered “valve turners” who illegally cut off oil and gas flows through pipelines. Now their political allies are turning off valves on gas pipelines that connect to buildings in their own towns.

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‘We Can’t Sit on the Sid...

Jul 17, 2019 by

“Regardless of how we feel about the term ‘climate change,’ the one thing I hope we all agree on is that each of us individually, as companies, impact the environment,” he said. “And it is our responsibility to do everything we can to make sure that we can be respectful in terms of that impact.”

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Red Cross to World’s Cities: H...

Jul 17, 2019 by

One of the largest disaster relief agencies on Tuesday had a message for the world’s mayors: Heat waves are getting more intense on a hotter planet, but they don’t have to be deadly if city officials take simple and often inexpensive steps.

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Can Trees Save Us From Climate...

Jul 16, 2019 by

Swiss scientists have identified an area roughly the size of the United States that could be newly shaded by planting more trees.

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‘Toxic Stew’ Stirred Up ...

Jul 16, 2019 by

New research shows that the extreme weather and fires of recent years, similar to the flooding that has struck Louisiana and the Midwest, may be making Americans sick in ways researchers are only beginning to understand.

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7,000+ Colleges and Universiti...

Jul 15, 2019 by

“We all need to work together to nurture a habitable planet for future generations and to play our part in building a greener and cleaner future for all.”

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Trump the Environmentalist?

Jul 15, 2019 by

With swing states worried about climate change and toxic algae, the White House is talking green—while still working to strip away environmental protections.

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98 Percent of Their Island Is ...

Jul 15, 2019 by

“Today, the land that has sustained us for generations is vanishing before our eyes.”

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Climate Change Fills Storms Wi...

Jul 12, 2019 by

When a tropical storm is approaching, its intensity or wind speed often gets the bulk of the attention. But as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on the Gulf Coast in the coming days, it’s the water that the storm will bring with it that has weather watchers worried.

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The ‘Historical Jigsaw of Clim...

Jul 12, 2019 by

We’ve all heard the dodgy arguments: ‘the science is uncertain’, ‘climate change is natural, not down to humans’, ‘science has been hijacked by politics’… Now a new cache of documents sheds light on the origins of the disinformation.  

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The Case for Declaring a Natio...

Jul 12, 2019 by

Given that the fate of millions of species, the future livelihoods of current high schoolers, and the stability of modern civilization rests in the balance, the only word to describe the situation is: emergency

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To Bolster Grassroots Groups&#...

Jul 12, 2019 by

“Our climate crisis demands a new paradigm, requiring the phasing out of fossil fuel infrastructure, the phasing in of non-fossil energy sources, and large-scale removal of carbon from the atmosphere.”

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This Year’s Wild, Wet Spring I...

Jul 12, 2019 by

Including a Massachusetts-sized dead zone projected to appear in the Gulf of Mexico.

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5 Creative Ways People are Car...

Jul 12, 2019 by

It’s no secret that our planet isn’t in the best shape. The poles’ protective ice is melting, there’s a hole in the ozone layer, and no one can figure out quickly enough how to replace CO2- producing cars.

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The climate change policy with...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Public clean energy R&D is overlooked and underfunded.

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Alaska Chokes on Wildfires as ...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Fires are spreading farther north, burning more intensely and starting earlier, in line with what scientists have warned would happen with climate change.

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The Guardian view on the clima...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The closer the prospect of disaster becomes, the less the government manages to do

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24 Governors Call on Trump to ...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The opposition to one of President Trump’s most consequential regulatory rollbacks — a plan to weaken pollution standards for automobiles nationwide — widened on Tuesday when 24 governors, including three Republicans, urged the president to abandon his plan.

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Environmentalism’s Next Fronti...

Jul 10, 2019 by

Ships and corporations have legal standing. Should ecosystems?

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‘Completely terrifying’: Study...

Jul 10, 2019 by

“Once we’re over the threshold…you’re dealing with how the Earth works, and it goes on its own ride.”

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Battling a Flooded Future

Jul 9, 2019 by

As flooding increases across the country, architects and policymakers are strategizing ways to contain the deluge.

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Six shocking climate events th...

Jul 9, 2019 by

Heat waves, melting glaciers, and wasp “super nests.”

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Maine Hits Clean Energy Grand ...

Jul 9, 2019 by

As a baseball fan, I’m looking forward to watching the best players in the world compete for bragging rights in the 90th Major League Baseball All-Star game tonight. As a Maine resident for the past 11 years, I’m even more thrilled to see Maine regain its all-star status as a clean energy leader.

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Ravaged by Drought, a Honduran...

Jul 8, 2019 by

People in El Rosario live on the edge of hunger, not knowing if the next harvest will come. Climate change is a driving force of food insecurity.

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Cargill promised to end defore...

Jul 8, 2019 by

In 2014, the world’s largest agribusiness, Cargill, announced it would stop buying palm oil, rubber, and other commodities from farmers who cut down forests to grow their crops.

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As the World Heats Up, the Cli...

Jul 8, 2019 by

As Europe heats up, Greenland melts and the Midwest floods, many news organizations are devoting more resources to climate change as they cover the topic with more urgency.

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It’s the End of the World as T...

Jul 8, 2019 by

On election night 2016, Kim Cobb, a professor at the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech, was on Christmas Island, the world’s largest ring-shaped coral reef atoll, about 1,300 miles south of Hawaii.

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The Latest Signs We Are Cookin...

Jul 3, 2019 by

A European Union satellite has confirmed that June was the hottest month on earth since scientific record-keeping began around 1850.

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