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West Coast fishermen are suing oil companies for climate change damages

Published: 
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:23pm

Fishermen are still waiting for permission to catch Dungeness crabs off California’s northernmost coast this season — and they want oil companies to pay for the delay.

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Coal Consumption In The U.S. Falls To Lowest Level Since 1979

Published: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 2:16pm

Americans are consuming less coal in 2018 than at any time since Jimmy Carter’s presidency, a federal report said Tuesday, as cheap natural gas and other rival sources of energy frustrate the Trump administration’s pledges to revive the U.S. coal industry.

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Bernie Sanders Stakes Out Forceful Climate Stance, Leapfrogging The 2020 Field

Published: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:36pm

Two years can be a split second in geological time and an eternity in politics, but it may also be just long enough for an issue ignored in one election to reach center stage in the next.

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David Attenborough’s Dire Climate Warning: ‘Our Greatest Threat In Thousands Of Years’

Published: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:32pm

David Attenborough, the famed naturalist and conservation advocate, issued a dire warning for the world during a speech at the United Nations’ annual climate summit on Monday: Act now, or the natural world, humanity included, may soon collapse.

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Trump Admin OKs Underwater Seismic Blasts That Could Severely Hurt Marine Life

Published: 
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:00pm

The Trump administration announced Friday that it approved requests from five companies to survey for oil and gas under the floor of the Atlantic Ocean using a process some scientists have warned is disastrous for marine life.