Climate Change

Environment Secretary Michael Gove, left, Former Labour leader Ed Miliband, second right, and Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, right, at the House of Commons in Westminster, London.  (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
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April 23, 2019 - 1:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg has accused adults of stealing young people's future as she met senior British politicians at Parliament. The 16-year-old Swede, who has sparked a global wave of youth environment protests, met Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and other...
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March 22, 2019 - 9:10 am
By MARGERY A. BECK, ELLEN KNICKMEYER and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. They had to scramble to save...
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March 15, 2019 - 4:27 pm
By FRANK JORDANS and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change. From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, angry students in more than 100 countries...
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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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December 03, 2018 - 9:46 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Famed naturalist Sir David Attenborough says human civilization may collapse unless the world takes action to curb climate change. The British TV presenter of nature documentaries told leaders gathered for a U.N. climate summit Monday that "right now, we are facing a man-...
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October 08, 2018 - 10:23 am
By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they...
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September 11, 2018 - 5:54 pm
By FELICIA FONSECA , Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — With snowfall dwindling at the Grand Canyon's North Rim, tourism promoters see an opportunity to stretch out the visiting season at the less popular side of the canyon so more people experience it and spend money in the region. The...
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August 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
By WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile "spine" of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers,...
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July 27, 2018 - 4:36 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN and FRANK JORDANS , Associated Press Heat waves are setting all-time temperature records across the globe, again. Europe suffered its deadliest fire in more than a century, and one of nearly 90 large fires in the U.S. West burned dozens of homes and forced the evacuation of at...
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June 19, 2018 - 10:14 am
By FRANK JORDANS , Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel took aim Tuesday at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord, calling the move "very regrettable" at a time when the overwhelming majority of countries worldwide are trying to limit...
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