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By John Yang, Ryan Connelly Holmes
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed moving 23 animals and plants off the endangered species list, declaring them extinct. Perhaps the most well-known of the species deemed gone forever is the ivory-billed woodpecker. These extinctions are part of an…
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
It’s a rare move for wildlife officials to give up hope on a plant or animal. But scientists say climate change threatens to make extinctions more common as it adds to the pressures facing imperiled species.
By Dana Cronin, Illinois Public Media
Farmers across the U.S. are struggling to keep their livestock cool enough amid rising temperatures and dangerous heat caused by climate change. As Illinois Public Media’s Dana Cronin reports, livestock producers are searching for ways to keep their animals safe.
By Laura Santhanam
Experts predict that human-driven climate change will significantly increase the number of communities vulnerable to flooding and could undermine the health care systems that support cities and towns already in harm’s way.
By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
With drought, fires and heatwaves gripping the state, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed a $15 billion investment package to respond to the converging crises. …
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
The U.N. warns that unless the world acts faster than promised, Earth's temperatures will rise to catastrophic, irreversible levels. The U.S. calls the upcoming climate summit the last chance for the world to avoid disaster. Nick Schifrin discusses the crisis…
By Christina Larson, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The two nations are key to success of upcoming climate negotiations in less than six weeks. A joint US-China agreement paved the way for the historic 2015 Paris accord.
By Malcolm Brabant
Climate change experts in Sicily, Italy are warning that rising sea waters are threatening some of the island's most crucial heavy industrial plants. They are also forecasting food shortages because crops are being destroyed. The island endured record temperatures this…
By PBS NewsHour
2021 had one of the hottest summers on record, with July being the hottest single month recorded. Extreme heat is expected to worsen with climate change. The Biden administration announced a plan Monday that would develop new workplace standards for…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world's next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday, and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking methane…
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