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Politics Sep 07NOAA assailed for defending Trump’s Hurricane Dorian claim
WASHINGTON — Former top officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are assailing the agency for undermining its weather forecasters as it defends President Donald Trump’s statement from days ago that Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama. They say NOAA’s action…
World Aug 18Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier
With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier.
World Aug 16‘Greenland is not for sale’ government responds to Trump
Greenland's government said it saw President Donald Trump's interest in buying the semiautonomous Danish territory as "interest in investing in our country."…
World Aug 16NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice
NASA researchers want to know whether the melting is being caused more by warm air or warm seawater. The answer could be crucial to Earth's future.
World Aug 08United Nations predicts hungry future, due to global warming, that can be avoided
A new United Nations report examines how global warming and land interact in a vicious cycle. Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the land, while the way people use the land is making global warming worse.
Nation Jun 08AP fact check: Trump and the credit and blame game
The apportioning of credit and blame went awry in President Donald Trump’s remarks over the past week.
Nation May 06Biodiversity loss accelerates with 1 million species at risk of extinction, UN report finds
Species loss is accelerating to a rate tens or hundreds of times faster than in the past, according to the United Nations' first comprehensive report on biodiversity.
Politics Nov 27Trump rejects key conclusion of U.S. government climate report
The president has rejected a central conclusion of a report on the economic costs of climate change released by his own administration, but economists said the warning of hundreds of billions of dollars a year in global warming costs is…
Nation Nov 23Climate change consequences ‘already being felt’ in communities across U.S., new federal report says
The White House report quietly issued Friday also frequently contradicts President Donald Trump.
Nation Oct 17Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in U.S., study finds
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.