Climate Change

(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
June 25, 2019 - 11:31 am
By CURT ANDERSON and ELLIS RUA Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week's presidential debates in the low-lying city. The City...
Read More
Getty Images
Jeff Katz
June 17, 2019 - 1:01 pm
It's not often you see a liberal get pushback during an interview with a liberal news outlet, but that's exactly what happened when Robert Francis O'Rourke was interviewed on NPR's Morning Edition by anchor Steve Inskeep. Inskeep asked about O'Rourke's climate change policy, and the failed Texas...
Read More
(AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
June 04, 2019 - 3:21 pm
By BILL BARROW Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposalthat he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. The former vice president calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years, with the...
Read More
Associated Press
June 04, 2019 - 8:25 am
By BILL BARROW Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden's plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years, with the rest of the...
Read More
Getty Images
Jeff Katz
May 29, 2019 - 1:06 pm
A meteorologist took Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) to school after she panicked about "climate crisis" during a tornado warning Thursday in Washington, D.C. AOC attempted to connect the tornado warning to climate change on her Instagram story, but meteorologist Ryan Maue set her straight...
Read More
Getty Images
Jeff Katz
May 21, 2019 - 1:56 pm
England's Guardian newspaper is now changing its language concerning climate change, telling its reporters to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it...
Read More
Getty Images
Jeff Katz
May 14, 2019 - 2:51 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden clapped back at Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday after she took a jab at his “middle-of-the-road” stance on climate change. Last week, Biden’s aides said that Biden was exploring “middle-ground” options for dealing with climate change...
Read More
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 29, 2019 - 3:33 pm
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has announced his first major policy initiative, a $5 trillion plan to combat climate change that he says will keep the Earth from sliding past the point of...
Read More
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)
(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
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...
Read More
(Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Blake/The U.S. Air Force via AP)
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...
Read More

Pages