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2018 Was 4th Warmest, but Next 5 Years Could Break Records

2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record behind 2016, 2015 and 2017.

Trump Rollbacks for Fossil Fuel Industries Carry Steep Cost

Government projections show billions of dollars in savings by companies will come at a steep cost.

A Warmer World Makes Hurricanes Wetter and More Intense

A warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. Scientists say they are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster. Their storm surges are more destructive because climate change has already made the seas rise. And lately, the storms seem to be...

Science Says: Record Heat, Fires Worsened by Climate Change

Heat waves are setting all-time temperature records across the globe, again.

Study Links Air Pollution to Drop in National Park Visitors

Air quality warnings issued by parks and other government agencies may be causing the visitation drop.

EPA Ends Clean Air Policy Opposed by Fossil Fuel Interests

The Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing the “once-in always-in” policy under the Clean Air Act, which dictated how major sources of hazardous air pollutants are regulated.
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Even Without El Nino Last Year, Earth Keeps on Warming

Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they’ve seen without an El Nino boosting temperatures naturally.

The White House Notifies UN of Paris Climate Deal Pullout

The Trump administration has issued its first written notification that the US intends to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

Climate Change Before our Own Eyes: Seas Rise and Trees Die

The process has happened naturally for thousands of years, but it has accelerated in recent decades as polar ice melts and raises sea levels.

Economy and Security Overrule Environmental Concerns

Most Americans want 'aggressive' action on climate change according to a new: Reuters/Ipsos poll.
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Judge Strikes Down New Trump HHS Rule on Religious Objections

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer said the HHS Department overstepped its authority.
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Deadly Ambush Shows Mexico Lost Control of Area

Questions have also arisen over whether the army can do its job even when it is present.

Analysis: Trump’s GOP Has no Answer for Suburban Slide

The suburban revolt against President Donald Trump’s Republican Party is growing.

Murray Scores 21 Points, Nuggets Beat Heat 109-89

It was the first time this season the Heat had failed to score at least 100 points.

Gilgeous-Alexander Leads Thunder Past Magic 102-94

Thunder rode 24 points from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to a 102-94 victory over the Orlando Magic.