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TECHNOLOGY: Sawdust might be one answer to the world's plastic problem

5 hours 51 min ago
A technology startup near Ontario's leafy border with Michigan says it has the answer to the world's plastic pollution problem: sawdust.

TEMPERATURES: Europe braces for next heat wave; London could set record

5 hours 51 min ago
Europe is facing a second heatwave this summer, just weeks after the hottest June on record, intensifying concern over climate change and the rise in extreme weather events.

ALASKA: University budget cuts may affect climate researchers

5 hours 51 min ago
The University of Alaska's leadership in climate science could be threatened by budget cuts made through Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy's vetoes, according to a researcher at UA Southeast.

COURTS: Another small victory over Big Oil in nuisance cases

5 hours 51 min ago
A federal court has again sided with plaintiffs suing oil and gas producers for what a district judge called "our once and future climate crisis."

DROUGHT: Drier summers killed Ore.'s native trees

5 hours 51 min ago
Oregon's iconic Douglas firs are declining as the state's summers have grown hotter and drier.

ARMY CORPS: 6-mile detour for floodwater to close after setting record

5 hours 51 min ago
Is the most destructive Mississippi River flood in nearly a century coming to an end? Possibly, experts say. But don't take your eyes off the levees.

ADAPTATION: Storms are changing faster than our defenses — experts

5 hours 51 min ago
The United States needs more accurate and detailed ways of measuring the potential damage from flooding and hurricanes as climate change intensifies the effects of both, a panel of experts testified at a congressional hearing yesterday.

EMISSIONS: U.S. cities might release more methane than EPA thinks

5 hours 51 min ago
Major U.S. cities may be leaking far more methane into the atmosphere than government estimates suggest.

ENERGY TRANSITIONS: 'It's just economics.' Wind blows past coal in Texas

5 hours 51 min ago
To witness the transformation of America's power sector, go to Texas.

LAW: Science might help win climate cases. Here's how

5 hours 52 min ago
Legal risks for the government and companies could grow as scientists improve their ability to link human-caused emissions to specific disasters.

MEXICO: Researchers discover 5 unknown reefs in the Gulf

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Researchers in Mexico say they have discovered five previously unknown coral reefs off the country's Gulf coast.

EUROPE: Carbon pollution price nears key 30-euro threshold

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Europe's carbon market is nearing the psychologically important threshold of 30 euros ($33.70) a ton after signs the region will tighten rules on polluters and curtail supplies of allowances.

COASTS: Plan would make mansions eligible for disaster aid

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
On an exclusive Connecticut peninsula, where signs warn outsiders to stay off private roads, eight multimillion-dollar homes with sprawling yards along Long Island Sound are poised to become eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid.

TEMPERATURES: Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips majors

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park.

BIODIVERSITY: Climate change pushes some species to global 'Red List'

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Climate change is threatening the existence of some species, according to a global inventory of biodiversity that warns the plight of the world's endangered plants and animals is worsening.

OFFSHORE WIND: Can states turn their goals into reality?

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Northeastern states are engaged in a game of renewable one-upmanship.

REAL ESTATE: Congress might make homeowners disclose flood damage

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Congress is moving closer to requiring for the first time that all prospective homebuyers and tenants be told the flood history of a property they are considering purchasing or renting.

POLITICS: Dems debate in Motor City. Will cars and climate be a focus?

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Environmentalists say one topic should take center stage at the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit next week.

EPA: Trump's changes to science might not last

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
The Trump administration's attempt to overhaul the way EPA does science may not have a long shelf life, according to former officials.

EMISSIONS: Airlines clash as industry is vilified in climate debate

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 6:45am
An uneasy alliance between airlines as they face down criticism over carbon emissions has collapsed into a high-profile dispute involving Europe's biggest network carrier and largest discounter.