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EMISSIONS: Take a hike, drivers. Manhattan to charge over $10 per car

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 7:25am
New York is set to become the first city in the country to charge drivers a fee for releasing planet-warming pollution from their cars.

FEMA: Admin poised to boost pre-disaster funding tenfold

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 7:25am
Billions of dollars will soon be available for strengthened infrastructure in states that are slammed by hurricanes, floods and other disasters, the acting administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said in an interview yesterday.

WHITE HOUSE: 'It's really in great shape.' Trump sees warming up close

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 7:25am
President Trump's visit to the shores of Lake Okeechobee took him to the front lines of climate change.

UNITED NATIONS: Report: Extreme weather hit 62M people in 2018

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:32am
The United Nations' weather agency says extreme weather last year hit 62 million people worldwide and forced 2 million people to relocate, as man-made climate change worsened.

ADVOCACY: Cities go dark for Earth Hour, bring light to climate change

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:32am
Cities around the world marked Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30 p.m. local time in a call for global action on climate change.

FLORIDA: Rising seas force 'underwater homeowners' to mobilize

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:32am
PINECREST, Fla. — The "Underwater Homeowners Association" sounds like a sad joke about the future of real estate in flood-prone Miami.

ADAPTATION: Rockefeller resilience program said to be in jeopardy

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:32am
The Rockefeller Foundation intends to disband its 100 Resilient Cities initiative, the largest privately funded climate-adaptation program in the U.S., according to people familiar with the foundation's plans.

FLOODING: Poor areas suffer most when storms hit cities — study

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:32am
Severe storms "fall on the rich and poor alike," but low-income neighborhoods suffer more damage from urban flooding, according to a new study.

CARBON MARKETS: Global GHG offset program is on life support

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:32am
The United Nations' signature greenhouse gas emissions offsetting program is slowly dying.

ENERGY TRANSITIONS: In blow to coal, a reliable utility plans to go carbon-free

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:32am
An Idaho utility last week become the latest power company to announce plans to green its electricity.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Pete Buttigieg is having a moment. Here's his climate record

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:31am
When the Trump EPA scrubbed climate change data from its website, Pete Buttigieg took swift action.

GREEN NEW DEAL: Group tied to shadowy network created $93T estimate

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:31am
What's in a number? When it comes to the $93 trillion estimate for the Green New Deal, the answer is found in a network of interlinked groups: a think tank, its political arm and a super political action committee.

COURTS: Weather Channel sued for $125M over storm-chasing crash

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:33am
A mother is suing the Weather Channel for $125 million over the death of her son, who died in a crash involving storm chasers employed by the cable network.

NORTH CAROLINA: State may ban wind power near coast, military flights

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:33am
North Carolina could permanently ban big wind-power projects from the most energy-intensive parts of the state's Atlantic coast, but a state senator said Wednesday the move is necessary to prevent hindering military training flights.

EMISSIONS: E.U. toughens CO2 limits for cars to boost electric vehicles

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:33am
The European Union tightened caps on carbon dioxide from cars in a bid to accelerate the development of electric vehicles.

WILDLIFE: New England sees spike in beached turtles as gulf warms

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:33am
At a sea turtle hospital housed at an old New England shipyard, a biologist leaned over a table and used a needle to draw blood from a sick loggerhead before tagging its flailing flipper.

ARCTIC: Dust from melting glaciers could make clouds

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:33am
Arctic ice is disappearing at some of the fastest rates in centuries as global temperatures rise. Now, scientists suggest that melting glaciers may, in turn, be influencing the Arctic climate.

ADVOCACY: Student climate movement reaches Capitol Hill

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:33am
Nearly 200 youth and adult activists yesterday hand-delivered climate resolutions to all 535 congressional offices.

BREXIT: Britain, without air and water laws, races to make them

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:33am
The future of Britain's environmental policies teeters uncertainly as the nation grapples with a messy exit from the European Union.

POLITICS: New climate committee to take its show on the road

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:33am
A new House committee on climate change won't have the power to advance legislation or subpoena anyone, but its 15 members can expect one fun perk: a chance to travel the country.

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