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POLITICS: Trump turns to national security to boost coal

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:14am
State regulators and grid operators have stymied the president's bid to revive the coal industry. So federal officials are increasingly playing their trump card: national security.

COURTS: DOJ seeks to limit scientists' testimony at climate trial

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:14am
The Trump administration doesn't want the trial in a landmark lawsuit brought by a group of young Americans to become a climate change symposium.

WHITE HOUSE: Did Trump create a new talking point for skeptics?

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:14am
President Trump found a new way to express his suspicions about climate change. The question is whether it will become a talking point.

ECOLOGY: Biosphere 2 legacy lives on more than quarter-century later

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:12am
They lived for two years and 20 minutes under the glass of a miniature Earth, complete with an ocean, rainforest, desert, grasslands and mangroves. Their air and water were recycled, and they grew the sweet potatoes, rice and other food they needed to survive.

STORMS: Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal, leaves 27 injured

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:12am
A weakened Hurricane Leslie slammed into the coast of Portugal, leaving 27 people injured as it uprooted trees, brought down power lines and smashed store windows with gusting winds and heavy rain.

BUSINESS: Fla. insurers to weather effects of Michael, analysts say

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:12am
Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multibillion-dollar loss from Hurricane Michael but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers should be able to pay claims without problems, analysts say.

GERMANY: Greens flourish while mainstream rivals flounder

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:12am
While other mainstream political parties in Germany flounder in polls and struggle to answer a far-right challenge, the Greens have gained strength as a magnet for liberal-minded voters.

PALAU: Tiny island nation to host world's largest microgrid

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:12am
The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau announced last week that it will soon become the home of the world's largest microgrid, a development that could help it ramp up to 70 percent renewable energy over the next three decades.

CAR RULES: Calif., EPA each waiting for the other to resume talks

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:12am
Despite a breakdown in negotiations, both the Trump administration and California have signaled they're still open to talking about clean car rules.

SUPREME COURT: Business groups urge justices to intercede in Exxon case

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:12am
Two of the most powerful business lobbies in Washington are pressing the Supreme Court to take up Exxon Mobil Corp.'s fight against Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey (D).

COURTS: DOJ experts downplay climate, health links

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:11am
Doctors retained by the U.S. government will likely minimize connections between heat-trapping gases and medical ailments at an upcoming climate change trial, court records show.

EXTREME WEATHER: Buildings that survived Michael hold key to adaptation

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:11am
Tourism authorities call Mexico Beach, Fla., "the Unforgettable Coast." That's even more true now after haunting images show the seaside town turned to splinters by Hurricane Michael.

IPCC: Full report shows bigger challenges than the summary

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:11am
The landmark report on rising temperatures last week proposed unprecedented actions to slow down climate change. What if it understated the concern among scientists?

WHITE HOUSE: Trump says warming won't last

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:11am
President Trump cast fresh doubt on human-caused climate change last night by saying recent temperature increases will "change back again."

POLITICS: Exiled Obama aides work on climate in 'alternative reality'

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:11am
They may be out of the White House, but the players behind President Obama's landmark initiatives on climate change aren't out of the fight.

FINANCE: BP CEO slams oil-stock divestment

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:50am
BP boss Bob Dudley launched a wide-ranging attack on the divestment movement that's calling on institutional investors to sell down their oil stocks, rejecting warnings from the likes of the Bank of England that hydrocarbons present a risk to the financial system.

COAL: Utility turns to green energy to escape E.U. carbon risk

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:50am
Central Europe's third-largest polluter plans to almost triple its clean-energy capacity as emission costs surge.

SEASONS: Warm weather delays W.Va. fall foliage

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:50am
Warm weather has delayed the changing colors of the trees in West Virginia, with the best locations to see fall foliage in the higher elevations in the eastern part of the state.

AGRICULTURE: Effort to feed seaweed to burping cows gets $50K boost

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:50am
An effort to mitigate the effects of livestock operations on climate change is getting a boost in the form of a $50,000 research grant.

POLITICS: Advocates use climate to turn out Puerto Rican voters

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:50am
Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans have settled in Florida since Hurricane Maria desolated the Caribbean.

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