Democrats on Thursday introduced what they are calling the Green New Deal. The plan would require the U.S. government to reduce carbon emissions by overhauling how we get around, how we power our buildings and how we grow our food.
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, go inside a cafeteria at Harvard University where student volunteers package 1,200 pounds of leftover food into microwaveable meals for those in need. Special correspondent Cristina Quinn of WGBH reports.
By Cristina Quinn
The PBS NewsHour spoke with energy and climate advocates about how they want Trump and the union to approach these issues in 2019 and beyond.
By Nsikan Akpan
On this edition for Sunday, Feb. 3, growing calls for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign, and with the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, China takes the lead. Also, the largest living organism on the planet is…
By PBS NewsHour
Since taking office, President Trump has withdrawn the U.S. from the Paris accord, questioned climate science, and sought cuts to clean energy research. Meanwhile, China has become the world's biggest investor in green technology. In a new book, "Will China…
By Nsikan Akpan
Here’s why global warming can make the winter more severe, and politics more divisive.
By Sonja Dümpelmann, The Conversation
Sixty years ago, urban tree planters stood on the front lines of fighting climate change.
In our news wrap Thursday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered his diplomats to leave the U.S. and accused Washington of trying to put a puppet in his place after the Trump administration backed opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Hannah Fingerhut, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
A new poll finds 74 percent of Americans say extreme weather in the past five years — hurricanes, droughts, floods and heat waves — has influenced their opinions about climate change.
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