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CONGRESS: The House had a climate committee. Is it about to come back?

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:24am
Could Democrats bring back the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming if they retake the majority in November?

EPA: 'Can we say ... climate?' Agency grapples with Trump's views

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:24am
U.S. EPA staffers aren't sure what to say about climate change in public.

EPA: A skeptic's auto mall could host rollback on car rules

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:24am
U.S. EPA is considering using an auto mall owned by a climate change skeptic as a backdrop for its announcement to weaken car pollution rules, according to sources.

SPORTS: NHL says cutting emissions is 'the right thing to do'

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:58am
The National Hockey League says the future of its sport depends on addressing climate change.

RELIGION: Most active Mormons believe in climate change — poll

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:58am
Mormon environmentalists say they're mystified at the reluctance of some Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints members to embrace environmental activism.

TRANSPORTATION: CEO wants to avoid pileups of dockless bikes, scooters

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:58am
First bikes, now electric scooters.

AUTOS: Car industry sounds green, then does U-turn into skepticism

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:57am
Automakers want you to buy electric vehicles to help curb climate change. They also want more wiggle room in fuel economy standards.

FOSSIL FUELS: Harvard board member — Steyer's wife — wants divestment

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:57am
A member of a Harvard University oversight board is calling for the school to divest from fossil fuel stocks — a rare move that comes as a new president prepares to take over.

EPA: Greens push Pruitt to quit in big letters

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:57am
An environmental group projected messages onto U.S. EPA headquarters last night calling on Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign.

EPA: Wehrum, Nichols huddle ahead of high-stakes auto decision

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:57am
Top officials from U.S. EPA and California met face to face this week as the agency and the Golden State appear ready to brawl over climate rules for cars.

SCIENCE: Greenland ice sheet melting faster than ever recorded

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:57am
The Greenland ice sheet is melting at its fastest rate in at least 400 years, new research suggests. And the melting is only speeding up.

EPA: Talking points for staffers point to 'gaps' in science

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:57am
U.S. EPA staffers are being instructed to use climate change talking points that closely follow Administrator Scott Pruitt's public statements on the issue.

SEA-LEVEL RISE: Raising an entire island? That's 'insane'

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:57am
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- An aqua-blue bay filled with white boats surrounds Balboa Island. In recent years, the bay has gushed over an aging sea wall when major storms strike at high tide. To alleviate impacts from projected sea-level rise in this exclusive enclave and other parts of Newport Beach, the city plans to spend $2 million in the short term, and potentially much more in coming years.