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Judge Won’t End Decades-old Everglades Cleanup Oversight

Miami U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno rejected a motion to end a decree signed in 1992.

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.

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.
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Ex-defense chief Mattis rips Trump for dividing Americans

The criticism was all the more remarkable because Mattis has generally kept a low profile since retiring.
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Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd’s death

The three other officers at the scene charged are Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao.

Florida begins Phase 2 of reopening with theme parks, bars

Phase 2 applies to 64 of Florida’s 67 counties excluding Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach.

Late night clashes in Tampa Bay end day of peaceful protests

Protesters fled, screaming and angry, and police made dozens of arrests.

A quiet, measured response from golf on civil unrest

Woods, the most prominent voice in golf said something. That was important.