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CARBON CAPTURE: Experts say U.K. is missing out as costs plunge

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:14am
Britain is failing to take advantage of the falling cost of carbon capture technology for power plants, which has plummeted 80% this decade to well below 500 million pounds ($645 million) per project.

HURRICANES: Fla. passes bill aimed at cutting post-storm lawsuits

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:14am
Florida will soon make changes to a law that allows homeowners to sign over property insurance benefits to contractors in a move supporters say will cut down on abuse that's led to thousands of lawsuits in the wake of recent hurricanes.

RAINFORESTS: Enough trees were lost last year to cover Belgium — report

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:14am
The world's old-growth rainforests are shrinking at an alarming rate, with enough trees lost last year to cover all of Belgium or two Connecticuts, a new report shows.

ANTARCTICA: Major emperor penguin breeding ground gone barren since 2016

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:14am
For the past three years, virtually nothing has hatched at Antarctica's second biggest breeding grounds for emperor penguins and the start of this year is looking just as bleak, a new study found.

OCEANS: Winds and waves are growing stronger — study

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:14am
The looming threat of sea-level rise is already one of the biggest concerns about climate change — and new research may raise the stakes even higher.

STORMS: Experts pitch independent board to investigate disasters

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:14am
They are "the greatest works of fiction ever written," former Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate says.

CHINA: Borrower nations could keep Belt and Road emissions in check

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:14am
Borrower nations participating in China's Belt and Road Initiative will have a big say in whether its net effect helps the world meet the Paris Agreement's carbon objectives or puts them forever out of reach.

EMISSIONS: The internet is growing. So are its energy needs

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:14am
Experts are struggling to define the potential carbon footprint of the internet, the largest and fastest-growing man-made structure on the planet.

POLITICS: Climate advocacy pops up in unlikely place: Rotary Clubs

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:14am
Past efforts by members of Rotary International to confront climate change ran up against the 114-year-old organization's tradition of leaving politics at the door. That may be changing.

NORWAY: Oil giant bends to investor pressure on climate

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
Equinor ASA is the latest large oil company to bow to a major investor group that is pushing corporations to take more robust action on climate change.

BEER: Anheuser-Busch preps for disasters with pre-shipped water

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA used to wait until after a natural disaster hit before delivering cans of emergency drinking water. But the shifting realities of climate change mean it's now pre-shipping to disaster-prone areas, with the assumption another event is always right around the corner.

HURRICANES: Puerto Rico to demolish 16K structures damaged by Maria

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
Puerto Rico's government says it plans to demolish 16,000 structures that were heavily damaged by Hurricane Maria nearly two years ago.

WILDFIRES: Sierra Nevada residents oppose new homes in danger's path

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
During her career as a flight attendant, Laura Haneveld had a checklist to remind her what to do in the event of a fire.

EXTREME WEATHER: Trump issues long-awaited disaster declaration for Miss.

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
President Trump partially approved a disaster-declaration request by Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) on Tuesday, 33 days after Bryant sought federal help recovering from tornadoes and flooding that hit seven counties in the northeastern part of the state.

CHINA: Belt and Road Initiative to get green makeover

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
China will roll out a new alliance today to provide advice on how to transform its powerful Belt and Road Initiative from the global purveyor of dirty development it largely is today to a vehicle for a green energy transition.

WILDFIRES: Wash. preps insurance surcharge to fund risk reduction

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
Last year, while California wildfires scorched 1.8 million acres and killed more than 100 people, Washington state had such intense wildfires that its air quality at times was the worst in the world.

ADAPTATION: Risks to real estate rise with sea levels

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
MADISON, Wis. — For 120 million Americans living in the nation's coastal zones, the decision over whether to move inland — and when — is becoming more real every day.

INTERIOR: Agencies break ranks over ANWR climate analysis

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
Plans to drill the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have underestimated the effects of climate change, one arm of the Interior Department is warning another.

POLITICS: Facebook fact-checker has ties to climate doubt

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:23am
Facebook's newest fact-checking partner is connected to an enterprise that was founded by a conservative Fox News host and that routinely promotes climate doubt.

RUSSIA: Tired polar bear found far from home is taken back to wild

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:53am
A polar bear that was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted back home.

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