Emails Reveal U.S. Justice Dep...

Jan 13, 2020 by

DOJ attorneys describe working with industry lawyers as a ‘team,’ raising questions about whether government was representing the American people.

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This small German town took ba...

Jan 10, 2020 by

The case for ambitious and transformative environmental policy is being made with increasing fervor and a series of “Green New Deals”—a reference to Roosevelt’s economic reform program in the 1930s—

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Trump Moves to Exempt Big Proj...

Jan 9, 2020 by

The White House on Thursday introduced major changes to the nation’s benchmark environmental protection law, moving to ease approval of major energy and infrastructure projects without detailed environmental assessment or consideration of climate change.

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In Australia’s Burning F...

Jan 8, 2020 by

‘Nobody saw it coming this soon,’ one scientist said. ‘It’s likely the forests won’t be coming back as we know them.’

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The climate policy milestone t...

Jan 8, 2020 by

When President Trump signed a $1.4 trillion spending package in December to keep the government funded through 2020, there was a climate policy milestone buried in the budget. For the first time ever, the government allocated funding for a federal agency to conduct geoengineering research.

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Barclays pressured by sharehol...

Jan 8, 2020 by

A group of Barclays (BARC.L) shareholders coordinated by responsible investment lobby group ShareAction want the bank to phase out financing fossil fuels, stepping up pressure on one of Europe’s biggest funders of the sector.

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Into The Raging Sea

Jan 7, 2020 by

With waters rising around them, Pacific Islanders are marrying Space Age technology with ancestral wisdom.

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Marine Labs on the Water’s Edg...

Jan 7, 2020 by

COCODRIE, La. — A marine laboratory 85 miles southwest of New Orleans was designed to be a fortress against extreme weather. But it might be defeated by climate change.

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In India, Indigenous Tribes Cl...

Jan 6, 2020 by

A government campaign to plant more trees has sparked a negative response from the indigenous communities of India.

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To Fight Climate Change, One C...

Jan 6, 2020 by

Seeking to do their part to avert climate change, dozens of cities are exploring ways to limit natural gas heating in new homes. One city may also require existing homeowners to make a switch.

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The Shocking Size of the Austr...

Jan 3, 2020 by

The devastating California wildfires of 2018 and last year’s fires in the Amazon rainforest made international headlines and shocked the world, but in terms of size they are far smaller than the current bushfire crisis in Australia, where approximately 12 million acres have been burned to date.

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Australia Braces for More Deva...

Jan 3, 2020 by

Australia is bracing for what is expected to be the worst weekend yet in an already devastating climate-fueled wildfire season that has ravaged the southeastern part of the country, killed at least 18 people and nearly half a billion animals, and destroyed 14.5 million acres of land.

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We broke down the last decade ...

Jan 1, 2020 by

As this hottest-on-record, godforsaken decade draws to a close, it’s clear that global warming is no longer a problem for future generations but one that’s already displacing communities, costing billions, and driving mass extinctions.

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Climate change activism lifted...

Dec 31, 2019 by

Greta previously did not eat or talk to people because of her depression, her father reveals in a new interview

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There Were More Than 100 “Bill...

Dec 31, 2019 by

And 6 other disturbing numbers that show just how bad the climate change crisis has gotten.

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A Call to Action as PlanetR...

Dec 30, 2019 by

Nearly 1,100 scientists, practitioners and experts in groundwater and related fields from 92 countries have called on the governments and non-governmental organizations to “act now” to ensure global groundwater sustainability.

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What’s Behind Big Oil’s Promis...

Dec 30, 2019 by

Here’s what the major fossil fuel companies are committing to do on climate change, and how that falls far short of what’s needed.

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Birth strike, flygskam, Pyroce...

Dec 30, 2019 by

It was another year in which natural disasters occurred with unnatural force and frequency: Mozambique was submerged by two deadly cyclones, some of its worst storms of record; Japan, Australia, and the southern U.S. sizzled in heat waves; and even the Arctic was on fire.

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Our Cherished Rivers Are Under...

Dec 30, 2019 by

Permanent protections for free-flowing rivers need to be a centerpiece of every country’s national climate action plan. Chile can lead the way.

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Has the Climate Crisis in Afgh...

Dec 27, 2019 by

It has been two years since severe drought forced twenty nine-year old Amena and her four children to leave their village Petaw Qol in Waras. Now, they reside in Bamyan city.

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The Growing Climate Risks Scie...

Dec 27, 2019 by

A decade of ice, ocean and atmospheric studies found systems nearing dangerous tipping points. As the evidence mounted, countries worldwide began to see the risk.

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Paul Krugman on climate, robot...

Dec 26, 2019 by

The Nobel prize-winning economist explains it all.

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After a Rough Year, Farmers an...

Dec 26, 2019 by

The Midwest floods revealed another benefit of sustainable agriculture: fields that had been farmed with conservation practices recovered faster.

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Scientists Are Using Crossbows...

Dec 24, 2019 by

GERM OF AN IDEA
Collecting bacteria from whales is about as complicated as you would think.

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Greenland’s Nearing a Climate ...

Dec 23, 2019 by

Past meltdowns occurred with temperatures only slightly higher than today’s, suggesting the world is overestimating the ice sheet’s stability, scientists say.

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UNDAUNTED

Dec 23, 2019 by

Anna Jane Joyner has worked to draw religious communities into the climate movement. Now she’s taking the cause to Hollywood.

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Trump’s environmental record s...

Dec 23, 2019 by

The Sierra Club has come out in support of the impeachment and removal of President Trump from office. We have never before called for the impeachment or removal of a sitting President, but Trump’s abuse of power and disregard for the law has undermined our democracy.

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Earth’s Hottest Decade o...

Dec 19, 2019 by

As global warming intensified, people and ecosystems felt the climate changing, from the hurricane-ravaged coasts to the fast-warming Arctic.

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How much can one person do to ...

Dec 17, 2019 by

Helping to limit global warming can seem like a daunting task for one person. But, as with all massive undertakings, breaking it down into smaller steps can make it seem more manageable.

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For Caribbean nations, climate...

Dec 16, 2019 by

To visitors, Vieques, the small island community off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, looks much the way it did before Hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked havoc in September 2017.

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