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ADAPTATION: Here's how ancient Egyptians handled a climate crunch

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 7:24am
More than 3,000 years ago, a drought gripped the ancient empires of the Levant. The queen of the Hittites, living in what's now Turkey, sent a desperate message to her rivals in Egypt: "I have no grain in my lands."

ANTARCTICA: Glaciers are quickly losing ground

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 7:24am
An ambitious new mapping project has given scientists one of their most complete looks yet at the movement of glaciers all around Antarctica.

EMISSIONS: Killing Calif. waiver could spark fight on climate science

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 7:24am
The Trump administration's decision to relax federal limits on car pollution could lead to a rare courtroom debate on climate science as part of a major legal fight with California.

WHITE HOUSE: Pruitt 'very concerned' about political blunders

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 7:24am
The White House reined in U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt several times for actions that some aides said would endanger the Trump administration's attempts to roll back environmental regulations, sources told E&E News.

EPA: Meet the climate guy working for Trump

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 7:24am
The Trump administration is proudly axing U.S. EPA's high-profile climate rules, but climate adaptation work is quietly chugging along at the agency.

SOCIETY: Vegans no longer just 'hippies and punks'

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:14am
Veganism is becoming more mainstream, and concern over climate change is playing a big role.

DROUGHT: Lessons from Cape Town as 'Day Zero' is averted

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:14am
California might be able to learn something about saving water from Cape Town, South Africa.

EMISSIONS: Countries fight CO2 rules for shipping

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:14am
A fight over the future of the shipping industry is unfolding this week.

AUTOS: Is Elon Musk the next John DeLorean?

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:14am
Is Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk facing the same fate as John DeLorean, an auto executive with big plans who failed to reinvent the industry?

OCEANS: Fish forced to 'move, die or evolve'

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:14am
Rapidly rising ocean surface temperatures are scrambling habitats and will likely lead to major declines this century in nutrition and income for nations dependent on ocean fishing, according to new research.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Battery breakthrough could be game changer

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:14am
Scientists have developed a prototype battery for electric cars that promises to be cheaper and more powerful than the currently used lithium-ion batteries.

INTERIOR: Parks officials scrubbed climate report

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:14am
Federal officials scrubbed references to humans' contribution to climate change from a National Park Service study, according to an unpublished draft that has been withheld for at least 10 months.

SCIENCE: Keeping the Arctic icy might hinge on half a degree

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:14am
Limiting global warming to a temperature threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius — the most ambitious of the targets proposed under the Paris climate agreement — could make all the difference in the precarious future of Arctic sea ice.

FUEL ECONOMY: Pruitt did it. Here's why he's loosening the car rules

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:14am
U.S. EPA cast aside a 1,217-page staff analysis to cite automaker arguments in its official declaration to loosen fuel economy rules.

PENNSYLVANIA: Most voters see climate change as current problem

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:24am
A majority of Pennsylvania voters say climate change is causing problems right now, according to a new poll suggesting broad support for policies boosting renewable energy.

EMISSIONS: Poland pushes global climate deal forward

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:24am
Poland has become the final E.U. country to ratify a global framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, allowing the European Union to accept the deal as a bloc.

AUTOS: Tesla called on volunteers to defy 'haters'

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:24am
Amid tumbling stock prices, Tesla Inc. asked its factory employees to "prove a bunch of haters wrong" by volunteering to help ramp up production of its crucial Model 3 line.

AUTOS: San Francisco cop tickets self-driving car

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:24am
A General Motors self-driving car was ticketed last month for coming too close to a San Francisco pedestrian.

LAW: Exxon lost in court. Here's what the judge said on climate

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:24am
Valerie Caproni, a federal judge in Manhattan, delivered a stinging rebuke to Exxon Mobil Corp. when she terminated the oil giant's lawsuit trying to freeze probes into its climate policies by state attorneys general.

DESERTS: The Sahara has been expanding for 100 years

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:24am
The iconic Sahara Desert is getting bigger.

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