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November 04, 2019 - 4:49 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he submitted a formal notice to the United Nations. That starts...
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October 18, 2019 - 4:56 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Inspired by the climate activism of a Swedish teenager, Jane Fonda said Friday that she is returning to civil disobedience nearly a half-century after she was last arrested at a protest. Fonda, known for her opposition to the Vietnam War, was...
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September 27, 2019 - 2:56 pm
By ROB GILLIES and FRANK JORDANS Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg said Friday she doesn't understand why grown-ups and world leaders would mock children and teens for acting on science, responding to jibes about her campaign as students conducted a second wave of...
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September 23, 2019 - 3:45 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leader after leader told the United Nations on Monday that they will do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. But as they made their pledges at the Climate Action Summit, they and others conceded it was...
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September 23, 2019 - 11:14 am
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is kicking off an all-day session to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the Climate Action Summit on Monday by saying: "Earth is issuing a...
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September 12, 2019 - 3:53 pm
BY SETH BORENSTEIN, NICHOLAS RICCARDI and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change, and majorities believe the planet is warming and support government actions...
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September 12, 2019 - 9:25 am
BY SETH BORENSTEIN, NICHOLAS RICCARDI and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press Eds: Links video, graphic. With AP Photos. AP Video. AP Graphic WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change, and majorities...
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August 08, 2019 - 2:27 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Government meteorologists say this year's hurricane season may be busier than initially expected now that summer's weak El Nino has faded away. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said Thursday the...
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August 01, 2019 - 4:48 pm
By DAVID RISING Associated Press Writer BERLIN (AP) — The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island's ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic. Greenland, the world's largest island...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JOHN FLESHER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Cabinet chiefs and GOP lawmakers celebrated alongside farm and business leaders Tuesday as the Trump administration made good on one of its biggest promised environmental rollbacks, proposing to remove federal protections for...
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