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By Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press
The Earth is approximately 1.1℃ warmer than it was at the start of the industrial revolution. That warming has not been uniform, with some regions warming at a far greater pace. One such region is the Arctic.
By Jonathan Bamber, The Conversation
In our news wrap Thursday, the average gas price in the U.S. dropped below $4 a gallon for the first time in months, the CDC removes a longstanding recommendation to quarantine after close contact with those infected with COVID, an…
The Inflation Reduction Act is the largest investment in climate policy in U.S. history, including more than $300 billion to address global warming. It also sets a goal of reducing carbon emissions by 40 percent by the year 2030 and…
A deal formed late Thursday among Senate Democrats would bring substantial new money to boost the expansion of renewable energy and provide more incentives for people to buy electric vehicles. But it also expands more fossil fuel development projects. David…
By Miles O'Brien
Climate change's connections with the extreme heat and weather events in the U.S. and around the globe have been well established. But climate change is also having a measurable impact on a much slower-moving development: the loss of glaciers and…
A fast-spreading wildfire burning out of control in California on the doorstep of Yosemite National Park has forced thousands to flee their homes. Hot and dry conditions, linked to climate change, are making it a tough fire to fight. Michael…
Americans generated 13 million tons of clothing and footwear waste in 2018, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Cutting down those numbers is a daunting task, but some young people are turning to thrift shopping to help the environment and…
By Ali Rogin, Andrew Corkery, Kaisha Young
Around the world, the ravages of climate change are evident in record-high temperatures, floods, fires and other natural disasters. In the U.S., President Biden is taking executive action to address the climate crisis, citing climate change as both a national…
As global temperatures continue to rise, so do heat-related deaths. Some U.S. cities are feeling the effects of high-temperature emergencies right now, including in Phoenix, Arizona. The city created the first publicly funded office to focus on the problem caused…
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