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SECURITY: Generals: Warming helped Russia move weapons into Arctic

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 7:17am
Climate change is causing the U.S. military to alter its plans in the Arctic as Russia takes advantage of a warming world to deploy radar and personnel in thawing regions, two generals told a Senate panel yesterday.

EPA: Climate scientists fact-check Wheeler's 'existential' claim

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 7:17am
The world isn't doomed because of climate change, according to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler.

POLITICS: In GOP Senate, a rare climate hearing and hints of more

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 7:17am
It's been some time since the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has held a hearing on climate change, so naturally its top two lawmakers felt compelled to get a couple of things out of the way during yesterday's roughly two-hour meeting.

WHITE HOUSE: Does Trump favor red states when disasters hit? We looked

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 7:17am
President Trump's vow of first-rate treatment to tornado-stricken Alabamians sparked accusations of favoritism toward a state that strongly supported him in the 2016 election. But the numbers show that he's evenhanded when declaring disasters.

UNITED KINGDOM: Britain plans car battery plant to halt auto decline

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 7:36am
Britain aims to build an industry-leading car battery factory to accelerate a push into electric vehicles, people with knowledge of the plan said, as Brexit and an overexposure to diesel models hurts demand and jobs.

FORESTS: Malaysia to halt palm oil expansion to fight bad image

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 7:36am
Malaysia plans to halt all expansion of oil palm plantations this year as it seeks to dispel the oil's reputation as a driver of deforestation.

EUROPE: E.U. spars over its own green deal

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 7:36am
The opening round of talks over the next green deal in Europe highlighted differences between governments over the means and pace of transforming the continent's economies to avoid catastrophic climate change.

MINNESOTA: Gov. Walz wants carbon-free electricity by 2050

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 7:36am
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Tim Walz has set an ambitious goal for Minnesota to get 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050.

WASHINGTON: State moves toward 100% clean energy

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 7:36am
As Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) launches his bid to run for president on a climate change-focused platform, his state is moving toward achieving one of his big clean energy goals.

MASSACHUSETTS: Both parties want $1B for climate but disagree on source

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 7:36am
The Republican governor of Massachusetts and the state's top Democratic lawmaker agree that they need to spend a fortune to avert damage from climate change.

EXTREME WEATHER: Tornadoes strike in clusters. But is it warming?

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 7:36am
The federal government spent $7 billion to repair damage from tornadoes since 2001, and experts say the conditions for killer twisters, like the storms that ravaged Alabama over the weekend, might be sharper with rising temperatures.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Newest Democratic hopefuls split on climate

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 7:36am
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper have a fair bit in common. Both are white men in their late 60s running for president from the perch of a Western governorship, to name just a few similarities.

WHITE HOUSE: 3 climate realists who could brief Trump

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 7:36am
It's an elite club that can potentially shape President Trump's views on climate change. Here are the handful of advisers who accept the science.

ADVOCACY: Merkel backs 'Fridays for the Future' protests on climate change

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 7:35am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she supported the nation's students taking to the streets to fight for more action to prevent climate change.

OIL AND GAS: Industry told to loosen up on green investments to survive

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 7:35am
Oil and gas companies under pressure by investors to curtail investment in fossil fuels should loosen their purse strings for green energy, according to Accenture.

WEATHER: Winter heat wave extends in Europe. Scientists see human role

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 7:35am
Europe's freakishly warm weather is likely to extend into the middle of March and may be evidence that human activity like burning fossil fuels is shifting the climate.

OCEANS: Research vessel arrives in Seychelles

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 7:35am
VICTORIA, Seychelles — The science vessel of British-based Nekton Mission arrived in Seychelles on Friday to begin the first stage of a multiyear mission to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean and document the effects of global warming on one of the planet's last major unexplored frontiers.

NEW YORK: Manhattan weighs driver fee to cut pollution

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 7:35am
Driving through Manhattan during rush hour is any commuter's nightmare. Cars and trucks move an average of 5 mph — barely faster than walking. And as the vehicles sit in traffic, planet-warming pollution spews from tailpipes.

CONGRESS: Fact-checking GOP claims about the Paris Agreement

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 7:35am
The rest of the world is free-riding on U.S. climate action.

COURTS: 'Green New Deal' crusaders back kids' climate case

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 7:35am
The young activists pushing lawmakers for a "Green New Deal" are throwing their weight behind peers fighting climate change in the courtroom.

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