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POLITICS: 'Just get moving.' Trump admin sits on $16B for disasters

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 6:59am
Republican Texas Rep. Randy Weber is no climate hawk. That hasn't stopped him from trying to loosen the Trump administration's grip on billions of dollars in disaster aid.

WEATHER: Better get used to polar vortex outbreaks

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
It might seem counterintuitive, but the dreaded polar vortex is bringing its icy grip to parts of the U.S. thanks to a sudden blast of warm air in the Arctic.

BEER: Clean-power brews take Tuscany by storm, and Calif. is next

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
Edo Volpi finally figured out how to combine his work with his passion. The retired energy technician has joined Italy's craft brew movement, and his beer comes with a twist: It's produced entirely with steam power.

BRAZIL: Mining disaster has president rethinking enviro stance

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
On the campaign trail, presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro attacked Brazil's environmental agencies and promised a bonfire of red tape. In office, a catastrophic mining accident is causing a sudden rethink.

AGRICULTURE: South Africa plants smallest corn area since worst drought

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
South African corn farmers, who historically produce the continent's biggest harvest, have probably planted the smallest area with the grain since the worst drought on record three years ago.

EMISSIONS: Super-fast flights to cause more pollution — study

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
The expected rise of super-fast air travel could lead to dramatic increases in planet-warming pollution, a new study warns.

COURTS: Advocates push to keep Calif. climate case in state court

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
Environmentalists, climate scientists, state and local government groups, and a Democratic senator came out in support yesterday of California cities and counties seeking to hold oil companies accountable for the impacts of climate change.

NEW MEXICO: In turnaround, state attacks emissions across sectors

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
Newly elected New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) signed an executive order yesterday to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the state.

SECURITY: Top intelligence official issues warning on climate change

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
The nation's top intelligence official told the Senate yesterday that global warming looms large as a national security threat — even as President Trump continues to dismiss mainstream climate science.

FORESTS: 'Sour taste' lingers for furloughed firefighters

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
Fire experts are crossing their fingers that the 35-day government shutdown won't affect this year's wildfire season.

ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Germany wants to phase out coal. Is it moving fast enough?

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
Germany is pulling the plug on coal. But Europe's top carbon emitter now faces questions about whether it is moving fast enough to scrap the carbon-intensive fuel.

POLITICS: As Trump fibs, scientists consider correcting the record

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:31am
President Trump has mocked and dismissed climate science. Now researchers seem increasingly inclined to confront skeptics.

CITIES: Solar is thriving in low-income Minneapolis neighborhoods

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
Minneapolis is starting to see an influx of solar installations in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods, an early result of a new program to target investment in those areas without displacing existing residents and businesses.

RENEWABLES: Corporations' hunger for clean power grows

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
Corporations couldn't be any clearer: They want cheap renewable energy.

FINANCE: Hedge funds see more juice in carbon market's 2-year rally

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
The speculative fervor that made European carbon allowances the hottest commodity of 2018 shows little sign of abating with more hedge funds seen doubling down on expectations for higher prices.

ACTIVISM: 70,000 Brussels protesters demand action on climate

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
At least 70,000 people braved cold and rain in Brussels on Sunday to demand the Belgian government and the European Union increase their efforts to fight climate change, the Belgian capital's fourth climate rally in two months to attract at least 10,000 participants.

CALIFORNIA: Ambitious effort launched to cut building emissions

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
California is about to launch a landmark effort to cut greenhouse gases from buildings, with an aim of getting them as close to zero as possible.

HUNGER: Food shocks happen more often

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
The world's food supply is on a dangerous path, according to a sweeping new study published in Nature Sustainability.

GEOPOLITICS: E.U. seeks to Russia-proof global response to warming

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
European countries are searching for a way to make the U.N. Security Council more responsive to climate change without triggering a Russian veto.

POLITICS: Trump voters more likely to suffer from climate change

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
Trump voters are more likely to live in the parts of the United States most vulnerable to climate change.

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