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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.
Nation Oct 08‘Unprecedented changes’ must be made to stop catastrophic climate change, UN report says
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 provide little hope the…
Politics Nov 03Global warming is stronger than ever — and nearly all of it is man-made, new government report says
The conclusion contradicts a favorite talking point of senior members of the Trump administration.