A Key Climate Justice Question...

Dec 6, 2019 by

Environmental justice advocates and indigenous groups argue that emissions trading leaves the poor bearing the brunt of pollution.

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Getting rid of pollution impro...

Dec 6, 2019 by

After decades of steadily declining, air pollution is once again on the rise in the United States. Between 2016 and 2018, pollution of fine particulate matter — tiny particles that are emitted whenever we burn anything — rose by more than 5 percent.

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Resilient coral could pass dow...

Dec 5, 2019 by

Coral rely on a symbiotic relationship with colonies of algae that live inside their bodies to survive.

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Iceland Fights Climate Change ...

Dec 5, 2019 by

What can you do if you’re a smallish island in the North Atlantic with a lot of snow and a melting economy? Quite a lot, it turns out, if you’re prepared to put local people’s needs first.

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Global Carbon Emissions Will H...

Dec 5, 2019 by

Global carbon emissions will hit a record high once again in 2019, despite climate scientists warning louder than ever of impending environmental disaster, according to a study published Wednesday.

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Humanity Is Riding Delusion to...

Dec 4, 2019 by

As the U.S. government, as well as far too many Americans, remain fixated on the decidedly minor threat of Islamist “terrorism,” two actual global existential perils persist and are hardly addressed.

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Atmospheric Rivers Fuel Most W...

Dec 4, 2019 by

As global temperatures rise, studies show there may be fewer atmospheric rivers, but they’ll tend to be bigger and more intense.

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Politicians knew the inconveni...

Dec 4, 2019 by

Earlier this year, the seven states that depend on the Colorado River made history.

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What’s ‘Fair’ When It Comes to...

Dec 4, 2019 by

The average American and Australian generates nearly 3½ times the global average of carbon dioxide pollution.

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The Next Generation of Childre...

Dec 4, 2019 by

New study finds that hot weather increases the risk of early childbirth.

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‘Climate chaos’ is displacing ...

Dec 3, 2019 by

Climate-fueled disasters such as wildfires, cyclones, and floods were the No. 1 reason that people were forced to flee their homes in the last decade, according to Oxfam, an international confederation of 19 organizations that focus on global poverty.

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Want to fight climate change e...

Dec 2, 2019 by

These are six of the most high-impact, cost-effective, evidence-based organizations. You may not have heard of them.

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Climate Change Is Finally Havi...

Dec 2, 2019 by

The Sunrise Movement is sick of waiting.

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Warming Waters, Moving Fish: H...

Nov 29, 2019 by

Before it became a “Game of Thrones” location, before Justin Bieber stalked the trails of Fjadrargljufur, and before hordes of tourists descended upon this small island nation, there were the fish.

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Study confirms fear that inten...

Nov 26, 2019 by

The acidification of the Earth’s oceans, which climate scientists warn is a dangerous effect of continued carbon emissions, was behind a mass extinction event 66 million years ago, according to a new study.

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India’s Ominous Future: Too Li...

Nov 26, 2019 by

Decades of short-sighted government policies are leaving millions defenseless in the age of climate disruptions – especially the country’s poor.

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The destruction of the Amazon,...

Nov 25, 2019 by

The 2019 fires were just the tip of the iceberg. 

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Coal Knew, Too

Nov 25, 2019 by

A newly unearthed journal from 1966 shows the coal industry was long aware of the threat of climate change.

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Appalachia’s Strip-Mined Mount...

Nov 22, 2019 by

A new analysis of satellite images shows how the area of West Virginia with the most strip-mine damage is also the most susceptible to increased stream flow.

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The New York Times Won’t...

Nov 21, 2019 by

When Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his $16.3 trillion climate plan, corporate media were quick to throw cold water on it, arguing that the Democratic presidential candidate’s plan was too expensive, and logistically and politically impossible (FAIR.org, 9/6/19).

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A Wet Year Causes Farm Woes Fa...

Nov 21, 2019 by

The damage from the destructive spring flooding in the Midwest has been followed in parts of the country by a miserable autumn that is making a bad farming year worse, with effects that could be felt into next spring.

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A meteorologist bets his caree...

Nov 20, 2019 by

Climate change journalism is having a moment. Earlier this fall the flood gates opened as hundreds of international news outlets cranked out thousands of climate stories.

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Got flight shame? Would you pa...

Nov 20, 2019 by

Flight shame — that guilty feeling for traveling by air because of its large impact on the climate — is making some customers think twice before flying.

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How to Save the Planet and Our...

Nov 20, 2019 by

If you read only one book this year, it should be Roger Hallam’s “Common Sense for the 21st Century: Only Nonviolent Rebellion Can Now Stop Climate Breakdown and Social Collapse.”

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60% of Toxic Superfund Sites T...

Nov 19, 2019 by

Hundreds of polluted sites face an increased risk of inundation from sea level rise, flooding exacerbated by global warming, or wildfires, Congress’s watchdog warns.

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It’s not just Venice. Climate ...

Nov 19, 2019 by

Saltwater rushed into St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice last week, submerging marble tombs, intricate mosaics, and centuries-old columns. A man was spotted swimming across St. Mark’s Square, normally bustling with tourists, as the highest tide in 50 years swept through.

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As Climate Risk Grows, Cities ...

Nov 19, 2019 by

Glimpsed from a kayak on West Neck Creek, this swampy piece of land, a pocket of red maple and loblolly pine tucked behind growing subdivisions, doesn’t look like the stuff of existential debate.

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This Pipeline Cuts Across a Re...

Nov 18, 2019 by

They could face fines of $10,000 and up to six years in jail.

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Giant Floating Solar Farms Cou...

Nov 15, 2019 by

Millions of solar panels clustered together to form an island could convert carbon dioxide in seawater into methanol, which can fuel airplanes and trucks, according to new research from Norway and Switzerland and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, PNAS, as NBC News reported.

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Cap and Trade Is Supposed to S...

Nov 15, 2019 by

Countries have called California’s cap-and-trade program the answer to climate change. But it is just as vulnerable to lobbying as any other legislation. The result: The state’s biggest oil and gas companies have actually polluted more since it started.

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