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EPA Moves To Roll Back Coal Plant Rule In A Stunning Rebuke Of Global Climate Talks

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Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:42pm

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed gutting an Obama-era rule requiring coal-fired power plants to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, defying increasingly desperate international negotiations to scale down planet-warming gases.

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Global carbon emissions reach a new record high in 2018

Published: 
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 2:14pm

Global emissions of carbon dioxide have reached the highest levels on record, scientists projected Wednesday, in the latest evidence of the chasm between international goals for combating climate change and what countries are actually doing.

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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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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’

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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.