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OREGON: 11 protesters arrested after blocking railroad tracks

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:53am
Police arrested 11 protesters who had blocked railroad tracks in northwest Portland, Ore., since Sunday and demanded local action in response to climate change.

FINANCE: Goldman Sachs impact report shows change isn't easy

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:53am
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is finding that it's not easy being green.

RENEWABLES: Johns Hopkins to get two-thirds of electricity from solar

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:53am
Johns Hopkins University says it has reached a long-term agreement to get about two-thirds of the university's electricity from solar power.

Q&A: Wanted: 'Legion of lawyers' to fight climate change

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:53am
Two leading environmental law scholars are out with a new trove of recommendations for fighting climate change, and they're recruiting lawyers to put the plan in action.

SCIENCE: Climate 'tipping elements' could cost trillions — study

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:53am
"Tipping elements" in the rapidly warming Arctic may add trillions of dollars to the long-term costs of climate change, a new study suggests.

SEA-LEVEL RISE: 'My nightmare has already happened'

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:53am
MADISON, Wis. — A continental divide of geography, language, culture and tradition separates the Gullah/Geechee Nation of the south Atlantic coast and the U.S.-Mexico border city of Imperial Beach, Calif.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Could Biden build a new climate coalition?

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:53am
Joe Biden is betting a blue-collar campaign can win over a Democratic Party that's grown more green than ever.

ADAPTATION: Sea walls or sand dunes? Federal agencies don't agree

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:53am
The Army Corps of Engineers is objecting to a plan to vastly expand a federal environmental protection zone along the East Coast, warning that it could "increase the threats to life, safety and property."