In the new documentary “Chasing Coral,” a team of photographers, divers and scientists analyze more than 650 hours of underwater footage to illustrate the real-time effects warming seas. The film will premiere on Netflix on July 14. NewsHour Weekend’s Saskia…
By PBS NewsHour
When global warming leads to coastal flooding, low-income neighborhoods can suffer some of the worst effects. One stark example is in Atlantic City, where people living in houses built on low-lying lands were left out of flood-mitigation projects that benefit…
By Laura Santhanam
A majority of Americans are unhappy with the Republicans' efforts to overhaul the nation's health care system, a troubling sign for the party as it struggles to pass a health care bill in Congress.
By Mori Rothman and Melanie Saltzman
President Donald Trump has said he is withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate accords, rejecting that wealthier nations, which have the biggest carbon footprints, should help poorer nations vulnerable to climate changes. One such place is the Marshall Islands,…
An extreme heat wave is baking the West and Southwest, with temperatures well above 100 degrees. More than 40 flights were cancelled or delayed because some planes can't safely lift off in that heat. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari…
By Michael Biesecker and Emily Swanson, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Less than one-third of Americans support President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, a new poll shows.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Perry's view is contrary to mainstream climate science, including analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
By Sarah Breitenbach, Stateline
As the country faces an increasing number of billion-dollar disasters, federal officials are considering scaling back that spending, aiming to save taxpayer money and encourage states to prepare for disasters with their own resources.
By Emily S. Bernhardt
The difference between coal and renewable energy is not whether they each pollute, but the forms that pollution takes, writes Duke University ecologist Emily S. Bernhardt.
Four days after President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, the top American official in China, David Rank, tendered his resignation, citing the president's decision. Rank, who served 27 years in the foreign service, sits…
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