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SCIENCE: Tens of thousands of lakes face ice-free winters

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
One of the world's longest human-collected climate records exists in a scenic lake nestled in the Kiso Mountains of Japan. Each winter for nearly 600 years, Shinto monks have monitored Lake Suwa and documented the date it freezes over.

POLITICS: How odd bedfellows rescued carbon capture

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 7:07am
Political strategists have built an odd but durable alliance that is pioneering ways for U.S. companies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The uphill battle was born from the collapse of legislation in 2010 to cap carbon dioxide.

SEA-LEVEL RISE: Miami Beach developer dismisses rising waters as 'paranoia'

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 7:12am
A South Florida developer is questioning the well-established facts of climate change and is putting his money where his mouth is, investing millions to build residential projects in highly exposed Miami Beach.

GERMANY: Nation sets 2038 deadline to end coal use

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 7:12am
In a pioneering move, a government-appointed panel Saturday recommended that Germany stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2038 at the latest, as part of efforts to curb climate change.

NETHERLANDS: Report: Dutch emissions cut target 'out of reach'

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 7:12am
An environmental research institute said Friday that the Netherlands isn't doing enough to cut greenhouse gas emissions to levels ordered in a landmark court ruling.

EDUCATION: GOP bill targets 'one-sided' climate curriculum in Conn.

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 7:12am
A Republican lawmaker wants to eliminate a requirement to teach students about climate change in Connecticut public schools.

VIRGINIA: Regulators put high cost on Northam's cap-and-trade plan

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 7:12am
Virginia regulators estimate that consumers may have to pay significantly more for electricity under Gov. Ralph Northam's plan to reduce air pollution by joining a carbon cap-and-trade program with other states.

COURTS: Colo. bows out of Clean Power Plan challenge

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 7:12am
Colorado's new Democratic attorney general is pulling the state out of a legal challenge to the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.

GEOPOLITICS: Nations recognize warming as threat to peace and security

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 7:12am
NEW YORK CITY — There's a growing global consensus that climate change is a threat to peace and security that deserves the same kind of attention afforded to terrorism and other risks.

WYOMING: Wind tax seen as a budget fix — and a foe of industry

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 7:12am
Few states rely on tax revenues from the energy industry quite like Wyoming. More than half of the Cowboy State's revenue comes from coal, oil and natural gas.

SCIENCE: Love snow? Here's how it's changing

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 7:12am
When it comes to winter weather, and specifically snow, teasing out the effects of climate change is a special challenge. It seems as though snow should be one of the most obvious indicators of global warming. But scientists are finding that it's not that simple.

HURRICANES: U.S. to help Puerto Ricans who lost jobs after Maria, Irma

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:18am
Puerto Ricans who lost their jobs after Hurricanes Maria and Irma can start applying for disaster unemployment assistance after the U.S. doubled the 26 weeks of benefits, officials announced Wednesday.

AUSTRALIA: Adelaide sets national heat record at 116 degrees

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:18am
Adelaide sweltered through the highest temperature ever recorded by a major Australian city yesterday, peaking at a searing 46.6 degrees Celsius (115.9 degrees Fahrenheit) as the drought-parched nation heads toward potentially the hottest January on record.

ADVOCACY: Swedish teen takes climate activism to jet-setters in Davos

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:18am
There aren't many people who spend 32 hours on a train to get to the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos and plan to sleep in a tent.

Q&A: Catching up with COP 24 President Michal Kurtyka

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:18am
It's been five weeks since the U.N. climate talks wrapped up in Katowice, Poland, and Michal Kurtyka seems relaxed.

DAVOS: Trump has inspired a global climate movement — Figueres

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:18am
An architect of the Paris Agreement on climate change thanked President Trump yesterday for his policies supportive of fossil-fuel industries, because they effectively provoked companies, investors and cities into cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

RISK: 'Vicious cycle.' Flood program hit by storms, then debt

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:18am
Will 2019 be the year the National Flood Insurance Program gets its crucial overhaul?

TEMPERATURES: Last year was really warm (but the feds aren't saying it)

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:18am
Last year was the fourth-warmest on record.

CLIMATE IMPACTS: In Arctic villages to Venice, artifacts imperiled by warming

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:18am
Much has been made of how climate change is likely to affect the future, but archaeologists and conservationists increasingly are sounding the alarm about the threat that global warming poses to the past.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Biden fought this climate policy before embracing it

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:18am
Joe Biden has a history with cars, and it could be an issue if he runs for president.

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