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COURTS: Another small victory over Big Oil in nuisance cases

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 6:40am
A federal court has again sided with plaintiffs suing oil and gas producers for what a district judge called "our once and future climate crisis."

DROUGHT: Drier summers killed Ore.'s native trees

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 6:40am
Oregon's iconic Douglas firs are declining as the state's summers have grown hotter and drier.

ARMY CORPS: 6-mile detour for floodwater to close after setting record

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 6:40am
Is the most destructive Mississippi River flood in nearly a century coming to an end? Possibly, experts say. But don't take your eyes off the levees.

ADAPTATION: Storms are changing faster than our defenses — experts

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 6:40am
The United States needs more accurate and detailed ways of measuring the potential damage from flooding and hurricanes as climate change intensifies the effects of both, a panel of experts testified at a congressional hearing yesterday.

EMISSIONS: U.S. cities might release more methane than EPA thinks

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 6:40am
Major U.S. cities may be leaking far more methane into the atmosphere than government estimates suggest.

ENERGY TRANSITIONS: 'It's just economics.' Wind blows past coal in Texas

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 6:40am
To witness the transformation of America's power sector, go to Texas.

LAW: Science might help win climate cases. Here's how

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 6:40am
Legal risks for the government and companies could grow as scientists improve their ability to link human-caused emissions to specific disasters.

MEXICO: Researchers discover 5 unknown reefs in the Gulf

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Researchers in Mexico say they have discovered five previously unknown coral reefs off the country's Gulf coast.

EUROPE: Carbon pollution price nears key 30-euro threshold

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Europe's carbon market is nearing the psychologically important threshold of 30 euros ($33.70) a ton after signs the region will tighten rules on polluters and curtail supplies of allowances.

COASTS: Plan would make mansions eligible for disaster aid

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
On an exclusive Connecticut peninsula, where signs warn outsiders to stay off private roads, eight multimillion-dollar homes with sprawling yards along Long Island Sound are poised to become eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid.

TEMPERATURES: Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips majors

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park.

BIODIVERSITY: Climate change pushes some species to global 'Red List'

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Climate change is threatening the existence of some species, according to a global inventory of biodiversity that warns the plight of the world's endangered plants and animals is worsening.

OFFSHORE WIND: Can states turn their goals into reality?

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Northeastern states are engaged in a game of renewable one-upmanship.

REAL ESTATE: Congress might make homeowners disclose flood damage

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Congress is moving closer to requiring for the first time that all prospective homebuyers and tenants be told the flood history of a property they are considering purchasing or renting.

POLITICS: Dems debate in Motor City. Will cars and climate be a focus?

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
Environmentalists say one topic should take center stage at the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit next week.

EPA: Trump's changes to science might not last

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 6:48am
The Trump administration's attempt to overhaul the way EPA does science may not have a long shelf life, according to former officials.

EMISSIONS: Airlines clash as industry is vilified in climate debate

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 6:45am
An uneasy alliance between airlines as they face down criticism over carbon emissions has collapsed into a high-profile dispute involving Europe's biggest network carrier and largest discounter.

TEMPERATURES: The heat goes on: June toastiest on record; July may follow

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 6:45am
The heat goes on: Earth sizzled to its hottest June on record as the climate keeps going to extremes.

AGRICULTURE: Feeding 10B people will require genetically modified food

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 6:45am
Like it or not, genetic modification is going to be an important tool to feed the planet's growing population.

COURTS: Judges will hear 2 climate appeals

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 6:45am
One panel of judges will hear two appeals involving climate damages in California, marking an incremental victory for the oil companies being sued.

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