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By Gernot Wagner, Martin L. Weitzman
With swampy wetlands and alligators as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will use a visit to Florida's Everglades to warn of the damage that climate change is already inflicting on the nation's environmental treasures — and to hammer political opponents…
By Josh Lederman and Jennifer Kay, Associated Press
Climate change isn’t just a problem for rare species. This threat, coupled with habitat loss and other environmental threats, is putting a number of common species at risk. By focusing on landscape-scale, or large-scale, efforts, conservationists aim to thwart further…
By Susan Moran
By PBS NewsHour
Alaska's glaciers are facing a warm future. Scientists are digging into the icy giants to learn more about how they have weathered past climate changes, and if they will survive.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
By Ashira Morris
The world population of vertebrate species has been cut in half over the past 40 years, according to a report released Tuesday. The Living Planet Report, compiled by the World Wildlife Fund in partnership with the Zoological Society of London,…
By Jenny Marder
What’s with all these climate protests? This week’s protests were timed to today’s United Nation’s climate summit in New York. The street demonstration in Manhattan on Sunday was believed to be the single biggest climate protest -- ever. More than…
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The world pumped an estimated 39.8 billion tons (36.1 billion metric tons) of carbon dioxide into the air last year by burning coal, oil and gas. That is 778 million tons (706 metric tons) or 2.3 percent more than the…
By Lisa Gillespie, Kaiser Health News
"One of the most striking findings in our analysis is that increasing heat and humidity in some parts of the country could lead to outside conditions that are literally unbearable to humans, who must maintain a skin temperature below 95°F…
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