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POLITICS: Dems mostly duck warming in SOTU response

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 7:33am
It wasn't just President Trump who danced around climate change last night.

SOTU: Trump touts infrastructure; Dems demand climate safeguards

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 7:33am
President Trump touted infrastructure in his State of the Union address last night without mentioning climate change.

STATE OF THE UNION: That makes 3. Trump is silent on climate in third address

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 7:33am
President Trump spoke for more than an hour yesterday and never said the words "climate change" or "global warming" — a rhetorical feat that keeps alive Trump's streak of ignoring an issue that scientists have described as a looming catastrophe.

NEW YORK: Climate change hearings show lawmakers are serious

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 7:31am
New York's state Senate has set three upcoming hearings on a landmark climate change bill — the latest sign that lawmakers are serious about getting off fossil fuels and making big investments in clean energy.

WEATHER: Winter storm dumps rare snow on Seattle as Midwest warms up

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 7:31am
Winter weather pounded a swath of the West yesterday, closing schools, snarling traffic and turning coastal cities like Seattle that rarely get much snow unusually white as the Midwest warmed up from a dangerous blast of cold last week.

GERMANY: Power autobahns will cost billions more than expected

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 7:31am
Germany's plan for new power cable "autobahns" to take wind and solar energy from the north to the south of the country is set to cost billions more than envisaged.

MEXICO: President launches ambitious forestry, orchard plan

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 7:31am
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador launched an ambitious forestry program Friday to plant fruit and timber trees, as well as cacao and coffee, on nearly 1.5 million acres in the country's south.

EMISSIONS: No 'Eureka!' Accidental discovery could cut CO2

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 7:31am
GOLDEN, Colo. — When Lance Wheeler stumbled across what appears to be a partial solution to what the International Energy Agency calls "one of the most critical energy issues of our time," there was no eureka moment.

REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: That's my uncle with Trump. Neither talks about climate

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 7:31am
It was probably only a matter of time before President Trump and my Uncle Jim shared a stage.

POLITICS: Northam scandal buffets state climate aspirations

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 7:31am
Political chaos in Richmond is unlikely to prevent Virginia from joining a regional carbon cap-and-trade program later this year, analysts in the Old Dominion said.

INTERIOR: Industry swoons: Bernhardt 'even more capable' than Zinke

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 7:31am
David Bernhardt's expected nomination as Interior secretary elevates an industry-friendly operator at a critical moment for the department.

SOTU: Climate will come up tonight. Just not in Trump's speech

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 7:31am
There is little chance that President Trump will address climate change in his State of the Union speech. But climate change will likely become a part of tonight's events, no matter what the president says — or doesn't.

HURRICANE MARIA: Study: Puerto Ricans had tougher time in Fla. after storm

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 7:26am
A new study says Puerto Ricans who moved to Florida instead of remaining on the island may have had a more difficult time adjusting to their post-Hurricane Maria world.

SEA-LEVEL RISE: Maine coastal projects to receive boost from the state

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 7:26am
A project to assess the flooding vulnerability of one of Maine's most important lobstering ports is among a slate of improvements that will receive state funding.

GERMANY: Hundreds protest against ban on older diesel cars

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 7:26am
German police say around 800 people have demonstrated in the southwestern city of Stuttgart against a new ban on driving older diesel cars.

AUSTRALIA: Climate research in high gear as summers scorch Down Under

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 7:26am
Australia's summers are getting increasingly brutal — but they're also inspiring new climate science that could lead to better predictions and carbon accounting.

MINNESOTA: Leaders take varying approaches on climate change

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 7:26am
Since the last time Minnesota's Legislature was in session, the warnings from scientists about global warming have only grown louder.

OREGON: Advocates see 'real opportunity' to cap carbon

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 7:26am
After toying with the idea for more than a decade, Oregon may finally be on the verge of putting in place a cap-and-trade system for carbon.

COURTS: Kids haven't shown feds <em>caused</em> climate change — DOJ

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 7:26am
The Trump administration is urging a federal appeals court to finally spike the "kids' climate case."

POLITICS: Distrust grows over Trump admin's handling of disaster cash

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 7:26am
The Department of Housing and Urban Development does not know when it will release $16 billion in disaster mitigation funds to Texas, Puerto Rico, Louisiana and other states that have suffered from major disasters since 2015.

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