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'The only thing we can do is adapt': Greenland ice melt reaching 'tipping point,' study finds

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Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:15pm

Climate change is causing Greenland's massive ice sheets to melt much faster than previously thought, a new study has found, and it may be "too late" to do anything about it.

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Oceans had their hottest year on record in 2018 as global warming accelerates

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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 2:36pm

Earth’s oceans had their warmest year on record in 2018, a stark indication of the enormous amount of heat being absorbed by the sea as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists reported Wednesday.

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EPA Nominee Andrew Wheeler Downplays Climate Threat At Testy Confirmation Hearing

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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 2:32pm

Andrew Wheeler, the former coal lobbyist chosen by President Donald Trump to serve as the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator, downplayed the threat of climate change at his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.

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Are We Living Through Climate Change’s Worst-Case Scenario?

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Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:14pm

The year 2018 was not an easy one for planet Earth.

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PG&E’s bankruptcy could slow California’s fight against climate change

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Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:53pm

Climate change helped fuel the deadly fires that prompted California’s largest power company to announce Monday that it would file for bankruptcy in the face of $30 billion in potential liabilities.