One of the country’s biggest c...

Nov 13, 2019 by

This past summer, members of Congress and environmental groups began using the hashtag #ChamberofCarbon to call out the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its anti-climate agenda.

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You’re Paying Big Oil to...

Nov 12, 2019 by

The one thing you never want to hear your dentist say is “oops!” It’s also alarming to hear from a former U.S. senator — 25 years after he passed a temporary oil subsidy for Big Oil.

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What’s Driving Antarctica̵...

Nov 12, 2019 by

Antarctica’s ice loss is on the rise. Along with warmer water eating away at ice shelves from below, atmospheric rivers are causing trouble from above.

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As Climate Change Threatens Mi...

Nov 11, 2019 by

Spring floods, hot summers and warmer winters have been wake-up calls as global warming raises the risks for everything from ice fishing to growing seasons.

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How fungi could help stem our ...

Nov 11, 2019 by

THEY REALLY ARE MAGIC

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Forged in Fire: California’s L...

Nov 8, 2019 by

The words came bellowing from a burly man who had just pulled up to the pile of ash that once was his home in Paradise, California.

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REI’s Opt-to-Act plan wi...

Nov 8, 2019 by

Because a single day of #OptOutside isn’t enough for real action.

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It’s Friday, November 8, and H...

Nov 8, 2019 by

In recent days, the mayors of Honolulu and Maui County announced plans to file lawsuits against major fossil fuel companies for damages resulting from climate change.

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Emperor Penguins could march t...

Nov 7, 2019 by

The concept of a canary in a coal mine – a sensitive species that provides an alert to danger – originated with British miners, who carried actual canaries underground through the mid-1980s to detect the presence of deadly carbon monoxide gas. Today another bird, the Emperor Penguin, is providing a similar warning about the planetary effects of burning fossil fuels.

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Climate Change Affects Student...

Nov 7, 2019 by

Education is a fundamental right, codified in the constitutions of nearly half of the 50 states including California and in international law.

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Montreal-developed satellite p...

Nov 6, 2019 by

It’s the future in a major Canadian city.

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What small businesses can do a...

Nov 6, 2019 by

My articles for Yale Climate Connections have focused on steps various sectors might take to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere.

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Italy Becomes First Country to...

Nov 6, 2019 by

Italy has stepped into the forefront of environmental education by adding the climate crisis and sustainable development as a mandatory part of the curriculum, the country’s education minister announced Tuesday, as The New York Times reported.

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Top fashion companies must tig...

Nov 6, 2019 by

Two are doing well, but the rest aren’t doing nearly enough, according to Stand.earth.

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Bill McKibben on U.S. Withdraw...

Nov 5, 2019 by

The Trump administration notified the United Nations Monday that it would withdraw the U.S. from the historic Paris climate agreement, starting a year-long process to leave the international pact to fight the climate crisis.

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Rising Sea Levels Pose Threat ...

Nov 5, 2019 by

The figure is based on new analysis and more than three times the previous estimate.

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Scramble for propane marks Mot...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Months after historic floods ravaged the U.S. Midwest, farmers scrambling to harvest their crops face a new headache: finding fuel to dry their soaked grains.

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Meet the MythBuster for climat...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Back in 2008, Stéphane Dion, the leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, asked the economist Mark Jaccard for his advice on climate policy. Dion wanted to put a carbon tax at the center of his campaign to become prime minister.

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Trump officially turned his ba...

Nov 4, 2019 by

The Trump White House has made it official, giving notice that it will pull out of the Paris climate agreement and leave the United States as the only nation in the world failing to participate.

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Here’s why Twitter’s political...

Nov 4, 2019 by

If you’re fortunate enough not to have a Twitter account, then you might have missed the news that the website’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, took the unprecedented step of banning political ads last week.

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Trump Just Threatened to Pull ...

Nov 4, 2019 by

Another Sunday morning, another stupid tweet.

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Berkeley law bans natural gas ...

Nov 1, 2019 by

[Translate] Natural gas is a significant source of carbon pollution. 01 : 30 MIN SEC By Diana Madson   YALE CLIMATE CONNECTIONS.ORG...

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Alaska’s Whale Mystery: Where ...

Oct 31, 2019 by

As the Arctic struggles with climate extremes, the bowhead migration is two months late. If whales don’t arrive soon, “we’re going to go hungry,” one hunter said.

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Wildfires Are Making Californi...

Oct 31, 2019 by

A new study examines the human health costs of the fires.

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‘Someone Cancel the Clim...

Oct 30, 2019 by

“The climate talks in Chile were canceled because of the very issues that are at the heart of the climate emergency: social inequality, disrespect for human rights, and an economy that prioritizes big business and polluters over the needs of everyday people.”

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Greta Thunberg rejects major c...

Oct 30, 2019 by

The teenage climate activist said the planet “doesn’t need any more awards.”

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What western states can learn ...

Oct 30, 2019 by

For several months in 2019, it seemed wildfires wouldn’t rage across the West as they had in recent years. But then came the dry autumn and California’s Santa Ana and Diablo winds, which can drive the spread of wildfires

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‘Like a Death in the Family’...

Oct 30, 2019 by

Texas coal companies are leaving behind contaminated land. The state is letting them.

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15 Canadian Kids Sue Their Gov...

Oct 29, 2019 by

Young people sue government over climate change.

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Think rural America doesn’t ca...

Oct 29, 2019 by

Anna Claussen grew up on a family farm 20 miles outside of Benson, Minnesota, a town of just over 3,000 souls. She left the farm when she was 18 to pursue her undergraduate degree on the outskirts of Minneapolis, and has lived in the city since.

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