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DEFENSE: Utah base most at risk in climate change rankings

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 7:24am
The Pentagon calls Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah most at risk for negative impacts from climate change among 79 vital military installations in the United States.

SECURITY: Official: Air Force is planning for climate risks

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 7:24am
Climate change was a driving force in the Syrian conflict, a top Air Force official told lawmakers last week.

SOLAR: Community 'barn raising' helps tribes build renewables

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 7:24am
Dozens of workers and volunteers will meet this month in a hayfield outside a tiny town on the southwestern tip of Colorado. There, they will unpack and install 3,500 solar panels, mounting them on a forest of steel pipes already sticking out of the ground.

AUTOS: 'It's a global market.' EV makers shrug off Trump

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 7:24am
Automakers aren't letting the Trump administration get in the way of their electric vehicle ambitions.

ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Navajo imagine a future without coal

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 7:24am
Before the arrival of the U.S. Army in the mid-1800s, four mountains marked the boundary of the Navajo's ancestral homeland. Today, the tribe could draw a line around its reservation with coal.

FOOD: Is that soy in your Whopper? Plant-based meat sales rising

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:12am
From soy-based sliders to ground lentil sausages, plant-based meat substitutes are surging in popularity. And carnivores — not vegans or vegetarians — are among the biggest consumers.

INFRASTRUCTURE: Musk in talks to bore tunnels in Israel, prime minister says

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:12am
Elon Musk is in talks with the Israeli government to build tunnels in the country, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a campaign event this week.

WILDFIRES: Calif. eyes risk pool as it struggles with costly blazes

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:12am
Officials were struggling Wednesday to find ways for homeowners to afford insurance in fire-prone areas of California and for utilities to survive liability from devastating wildfires that threaten to worsen with climate change.

HURRICANES: Atlantic season could bring 13 named storms this year

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:12am
There's a lot of reasons people think 13 is an unlucky number. This year may add another.

ADAPTATION: Harvey spared homes built to new codes, flood maps

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:12am
Hurricane Harvey is notorious for inflicting $125 billion of destruction in southeast Texas in 2017, but a new federal report shows that the wreckage could have been much more costly.

CONGRESS: 2 climate panels in 2 eras, with different first hearings

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:12am
The last time the House had a select committee on climate change, the panel opened with a topic about as weighty as they come: the dual threats of oil dependence and global warming — and how those two problems could destabilize the world.

NOMINATIONS: Trump picks 2nd climate skeptic for the Fed

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:12am
President Trump is poised to nominate Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve, marking the second time in as many weeks that Trump has chosen an opponent of climate science for a seat on the central bank.

EPA: Wheeler delivers adaptation money to Miami. Is it enough?

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:12am
A climate-minded utility is getting some help from the Trump administration.

SCIENCE: Global CO2 levels 'unprecedented' in last 3M years

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:12am
If global temperatures rise more than 2 degrees Celsius, they'll have risen beyond anything the Earth has experienced in the last 3 million years.

TOURISM: Puerto Rico is rebounding after Hurricane Maria

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 7:36am
Nearly two years after a deadly hurricane season, tourists are visiting Puerto Rico in record numbers as the U.S. territory continues to rebuild from Hurricane Maria.

OIL: Vatican invites industry back for climate talks — sources

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 7:36am
The Vatican has invited Big Oil bosses for the second time in a year as part of Pope Francis' campaign to counter climate change, according to people familiar with the plan.

BUSINESS: Ford would reconsider U.K. investments if no deal on Brexit

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 7:36am
Ford warned Tuesday that it will reconsider its investments in Britain if the country cannot work out a deal to leave the European Union that guarantees smooth trading with the bloc.

SOLAR: Scammers peddling bogus tax breaks find traction on Facebook

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 7:36am
Hundreds of ads on Facebook promised U.S. homeowners that they were eligible for huge state tax breaks if they installed new solar-energy panels. There was just one catch: None of it was true.

FEMA: Plan to cut disaster grants questioned by lawmakers

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 7:36am
States have received nearly $3 billion from a federal program to improve disaster preparedness — a largesse that explains the Trump administration's struggle to cut the program's funding.

INTERIOR: Democrats say agency is withholding climate grants

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 7:36am
The director of the U.S. Geological Survey had few answers when lawmakers asked him yesterday if the Interior Department is withholding funding for climate research.

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