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Climate March draws massive crowd to D.C. in sweltering heat.
On what could be a record-hot day, tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected to assemble in Washington on Saturday.
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EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades.
The website is “undergoing changes” to better represent the new direction the agency is taking.
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In Utah, How You Tread Through This Canyon Matters
In Utah's canyon country, federal land managers are partially lifting a ban on off-road vehicle travel through an area that's prized for its sensitive Native American cultural sites.
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How a professional climate change denier discovered the lies and decided to fight for science.
The hardest part of reversing the warming of the planet may be convincing climate change skeptics of the need to do so. There seems no project more urgent than persuading climate deniers to reconsider their views.
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Trump executive order aims to allow Arctic drilling
The US president said he hoped the new order would create "thousands and thousands" of jobs.
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At TED This Week, Two Speakers Got To The Root Of Things
At the TED Conference in Vancouver this week, two Fellows, Devita Davison and Damon Davis talked about putting ideas to work to invigorate marginalized communities from within.
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PHOTOS: See The Sweeping American Landscapes Under Review By Trump
President Trump has ordered the Department of the Interior to review the status of at least 20 national monuments. Here's a visual guide to the stunning landscapes now in Trump's sights.
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<div>Trump's climate cuts could result in half-billion extra tons of CO2 in the air.</div>
A new analysis quantifies the 'Trump Effect' on U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, finding emissions begin to flatten or increase by 2020 under his policy plans.
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Trump is expected to sign orders that could expand access to fossil fuels.
The moves to expand offshore drilling and roll back conservation on public lands would begin to fulfill a campaign promise to create thousands of jobs in energy.
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DNA of extinct humans found in caves
The DNA of extinct humans can be retrieved from sediment in caves - even in the absences of skeletal remains.
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Trump Signs Executive Order On Offshore Drilling And Marine Sanctuaries
President Trump signed an executive order Friday that aims to expand offshore drilling for oil and gas, in a move welcomed by the oil and gas industry and greeted with alarm by environmental groups.
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As Los Angeles Burned, The Border Patrol Swooped In
People often remember tensions between African-Americans, white police officers and Korean business owners. That story gets more complicated when you step into a predominantly Latino neighborhood.
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Florida Battles With Tricky Removal Of Costly Muck In Indian River Lagoon
In Florida, an effort is underway to remove more than million cubic feet of muck sullying the Indian River Lagoon, considered North America's most biologically diverse estuary. It's a mess.
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Government bid to delay air pollution plan fails
The UK Government has lost a court bid to delay publication of its air pollution strategy.
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Cassini radio signal from Saturn picked up after dive
The Cassini spacecraft is back in contact with Earth after diving in between Saturn's rings and cloudtops.
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First Americans claim sparks controversy
A study that claims humans reached the Americas 130,000 years ago, much earlier than previously suggested, has run into controversy.
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<div>Baby humpback whales 'whisper' to mums to avoid predators</div>
New recordings show newborn humpback whales and mothers "whisper" to each other, to avoid predators.
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<div>Can crowdfunding help scale up solar power for Africa's poor?</div>
A community of young European investors is helping solar firms thrive on the African continent when local banks are reluctant to offer loans.
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Most global investors recognize financial risk of climate change, report finds.
For the first time a majority of global investor heavyweights recognize the financial risks of climate change, according to the results of a major global index rating how investors manage such risks.
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Oslo, London, Amsterdam lead push for greener transport.
Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will help to curb climate change and reduce air pollution, a study showed on Tuesday.
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How warming is profoundly changing a great northern wilderness.
The abrupt change in direction of a Yukon river because of a rapidly melting glacier has attracted international attention. But this bizarre development is just one of many climate-driven events that are transforming a vast sub-Arctic area of Canada and Alaska.
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NASA Sees Tropical Cyclone Ernie Intensify
The storm formerly known as tropical cyclone 15S, now called Tropical Cyclone Ernie continued to strengthen as NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image that showed the storm developed an eye.
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Record New Renewable Power Capacity Added at Lower Cost
As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year, according to new research published today by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre, and Bloomberg New Energy Finance.Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2017 finds that wind, solar, biomass and waste-to-energy, geothermal, small hydro and marine sources added 138.5 gigawatts to global power capacity in 2016, up 8 per cent from the 127.5 gigawatts added the year before. The added generating capacity roughly equals that of the world's 16 largest existing...
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Tropical lowland frogs at greater risk from climate warming than high-elevation species, study shows
A new study of Peruvian frogs living at a wide variety of elevations—from the Amazon floodplain to high Andes peaks—lends support to the idea that lowland amphibians are at higher risk from future climate warming.
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How Changes in Rainfall Impact the World Economy
An afternoon rainstorm might seem like an inconvenience at times, but rainfall is an essential part of the world ecosystem. Most of us know this.
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Satellites map carbon sequestered by forests, with accuracy of up to ten metres
Led by VTT, the EU North State project has developed a new method of using satellite images to evaluate the forest carbon balance. The carbon balance indicates how much carbon is sequestered or released by forests each year. This enables the carbon balance to be displayed on digital maps, with an accuracy of up to ten metres.
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Scientists uncover isotopic fingerprint of N2O emissions from Arctic tundra
A new study from the University of Eastern Finland presents, for the first time, the isotopic fingerprint of nitrous oxide produced by Arctic soils. The finding opens new avenues for predicting future trends in atmospheric nitrous oxide as well as in identifying climate change mitigation actions in the Arctic, a region that is particularly sensitive to climate change.
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