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EXTREME WEATHER: Climate change could cause heat-related deaths to skyrocket

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
A spree of heat waves around the world has made international headlines this summer, with record-breaking heat occurring everywhere from Los Angeles to Sweden to Algeria. And in some places, reports suggest they've already taken a deadly toll.

WHITE HOUSE: Trump picks Okla. extreme-weather expert as science adviser

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
President Trump plans to nominate University of Oklahoma meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier as his top science and technology adviser, ending nearly two years of speculation about White House intentions for the position.

GREEN CLIMATE FUND: 'A fight for the heart and soul' of controversial U.N. fund

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
Access to potable water is a constitutional right for the Maldives' 400,000 residents, spread across hundreds of inhabited islands. But it is also a huge financial burden for the Indian Ocean nation, particularly in the face of lengthening dry seasons and encroaching saltwater intrusion related to sea-level rise.

CALIFORNIA: Here's how the state could fight Trump's move on cars

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
California is weighing how to fight back as the Trump administration readies to weaken vehicle pollution rules while potentially stripping the state's ability to set its own standards.

CAR RULES: What's deadlier — car crashes or pollution? Trump picks one

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
The battle over car rules is a math problem, and it might have life-or-death consequences.