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In our news wrap Sunday, Biden, Obama and Trump campaigned in Pennsylvania with just two days until the midterms, delegates gathered in Egypt today for the opening of the United Nations COP27 climate summit, the Houston Astros clinched their second…
By Wanjohi Kabukuru, Associated Press
Young climate activists from African nations have high demands but low expectations for the U.N. climate conference which begins Sunday in the Egyptian coastal resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
By Gabrielle Hays
Record-breaking rainfall coupled with severe flash flooding destroyed hundreds of Missouri homes and businesses in July. Drought grew so severe in October, the Mississippi and Missouri rivers could only support limited, crucial barge traffic.
By Bethany Tietjen, The Conversation
Many of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries have done little to cause climate change, yet they are experiencing extreme heat waves, floods and other climate-related disasters. They want wealthier nations – historically the biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions –…
By Associated Press
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is urging climate activists to show "creativity" and avoid endangering others after attacking art works and setting up blockades that allegedly delayed the arrival of a specialist rescue crew at an accident scene.
By Sibi Arasu, Associated Press
According to the report, the global energy crisis triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine is causing profound and long-lasting changes that have the potential to hasten the transition to a more sustainable and secure energy system.
Sunak's office said the decision was made because of "pressing domestic commitments" including preparations for an emergency budget on Nov. 17. The UK says it does not reflect a downgrade in the government's commitment to combating climate change.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Biden administration is making the grants available as part of a wider effort to accelerate the transition to zero-emission vehicles and reduce air pollution near schools and communities.
By Matthew Daly, Nuha Dolby, Associated Press
Nearly two-thirds of Americans think the federal government is not doing enough to fight climate change, according to a new poll that shows limited public awareness about a sweeping new law that commits the U.S. to its largest ever investment…
The three main greenhouse gases also hit record high levels in the atmosphere last year, the U.N. weather agency said Wednesday, calling it an “ominous” sign.
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