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Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Economy From Global Warming

More than a million homes and businesses along the nation’s coasts could flood repeatedly before ultimately being destroyed. 

Last Month Was The Hottest May In Recorded History

This past May was a scorcher. According to a new report, it was the hottest May in recorded history.

At School, Turning Good Food Into Perfectly Good Compost

One by one, the children at Public School 30 on Staten Island dumped their uneaten bananas into a bin in the back of their raucous cafeteria, each greenish-yellow missile landing with a thud. Thud. Thud.

The Big Green Test

On Sunday Henry Paulson, the former Treasury secretary and a lifelong Republican, had an Op-Ed article about climate policy in The New York Times. 

The Coming Climate Crash

There is a time for weighing evidence and a time for acting. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my work in finance, government and conservation, it is to act before problems become too big to manage.

Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking

Deep beneath the City of Light lies what some believe to be an energy bonanza ripe for harvest.

Buying Into Solar Power, No Roof Access Needed

Like many consumers, David Polstein had already done much to reduce energy use in his large Victorian home in Newton, Mass. 

California's drought getting even worse, experts say

California's drought conditions have worsened over the past week with the percentage of the state suffering from the highest category increasing, the National Weather Service said Thursday.

For Ideas on How to Live Greener, Think Mobile

SMARTPHONES and tablets may not seem to be designed with the environment in mind, being made of complex layers of plastics, metals and electronics, with chemical batteries. But apps may help you adopt environmentally sensible habits in your daily life.

Obama will propose vast expansion of Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary

President Obama on Tuesday will announce his intent to make a broad swath of the central Pacific Ocean off-limits to fishing, energy exploration and other activities, according to senior White House officials.

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