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ANTARCTICA: Scientists see huge ice shelf 'flex' for first time

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 7:33am
A summer expedition to Antarctica's McMurdo Ice Shelf documented an alarming phenomenon: The massive sheet flexed downward as ice turned to lakes. That can trigger the whole thing to collapse, raising sea levels.

EXTREME WEATHER: Snow slams Northwest again, and even Hawaii gets some

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:25am
Schools closed across Washington state and the Legislature canceled all hearings Monday with winter snowstorms pummeling the Northwest again as a larger weather system wreaked havoc in the region and even brought snow to Hawaii.

SWEDEN: Nation needs more resources, skills to fight wildfires

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:25am
Sweden's civil protection agency says the country needs more water-dropping resources to fight serious wildfires like the ones last year and improve cooperation among the rescue services.

TRANSPORTATION: Calif. governor spikes bulk of high-speed rail project

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:25am
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) yesterday halted the state's first-in-the-nation plan to build a high-speed rail line, calling the $77 billion project financially infeasible.

SPAIN: Islands adopt ambitious law to fight climate change

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:25am
Spain's Balearic Islands have approved a local law that by 2050 aims to ban the use of fossil fuels and adopt renewable energy for all of the region's power needs, in what authorities claim is a pioneering step in Europe.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Bloomberg's climate pragmatism could turn off some Democrats

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:25am
This should be Michael Bloomberg's moment.

'GREEN NEW DEAL': GOP tests tactics to sink liberal climate plan

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:25am
Republican opposition to the "Green New Deal" is taking shape, and it's not just socialism bashing.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Howard Schultz: 'Green New Deal' is a pipe dream

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:25am
If Howard Schultz decides to run for president, the former Starbucks CEO won't pitch voters on a platform that includes the "Green New Deal."

STATES: Governors race to announce climate action. Then reality hits

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:25am
The U.S. Climate Alliance is en vogue among America's new crop of Democratic governors.

SCIENCE: Find your 'climate analog': Tool tracks changes in cities

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:24am
If global greenhouse gas emissions don't decline soon, the climate in Washington, D.C., could more closely resemble that of today's Greenwood, Miss. Summers may be slightly drier and more than 6 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than they are today.

CONGRESS: Now in minority on Science panel, GOP sidelines skepticism

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:24am
For the first time in years, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee will hear from a full slate of researchers who accept climate science.

LOUISIANA: Hundreds of acres of marsh built, restored

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:19am
The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority says it has built or renewed 600 acres of marsh in Cameron Parish and has nearly completed a slightly smaller project.

UNITED NATIONS: Losing climate change race a 'disaster for Africa'

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:19am
The United Nations chief says the world is losing the race with climate change and "this can be a disaster for Africa" and beyond.

EXTREME WEATHER: World's driest desert floods in Chile

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:19am
The world's driest desert is flooding and some of the planet's wettest woodlands are burning. Welcome to summer in Chile.

DROUGHT: Puerto Rico to start water rationing

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:19am
Tens of thousands of people in Puerto Rico will face water rationing due to increasingly dry conditions in a U.S. territory still struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria.

NATIONAL SECURITY: Climate change seen as top threat in 13 countries

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:19am
Climate change beats out terrorism and cyberattacks as the top security worry in more than a dozen countries, according to a survey published Sunday by the Pew Research Center.

ARCTIC: Northern lakes might emit less carbon than suspected

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:19am
As the Arctic warms up and the landscape thaws and shifts, scientists have zeroed in on a potentially potent source of greenhouse gases: lakes and other bodies of water.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Trump mocks Democrats' climate plan in exaggerated attack

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:19am
President Trump ridiculed the "Green New Deal" last night as a "massive government takeover" in a campaign-style speech that puts a bull's-eye on Democratic climate policy leading into the race for president.

POLITICS: Inside the 'Green New Deal' fact sheet kerfuffle

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:19am
The much-hyped release of the "Green New Deal" resolution last week is being overshadowed by a bizarre controversy surrounding an erroneous fact sheet.

GREEN CLIMATE FUND: Japan angles for more sway in climate finance

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:19am
Japan has raised the hackles of critics by aggressively campaigning to install one of its senior diplomats as executive director of the United Nations' Green Climate Fund.

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