Climate Change

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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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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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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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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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