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By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Earth is getting so hot that temperatures in about a decade will probably blow past a level of warming that world leaders have sought to prevent, according to a new report.
By Elena Becatoros, Demetris Nellas, Associated Press
The fire on Evia forced the hasty Friday night evacuation of about 1,400 people from a seaside village and island beaches by a motley assortment of boats after the approaching flames cut off other means of escape.
By Stephanie Sy, Leah Nagy, Lena I. Jackson, Sam Lane
In the middle of an unprecedented heat wave and a worsening drought, western U.S. states are bracing for what could be an even harsher wildfire season than last year's — potentially the worst on record. With many residents still picking…
Parts of Washington state, Oregon, and Idaho spent another day on Wednesday baking in sweltering temperatures, as a dangerous heat wave in Canada begins to ease in parts of British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba. David Phillips, senior climatologist at Environment…
By Stephanie Sy
The Pacific Northwest is facing a third straight day with record-setting triple digit temperatures. The National Weather Service estimates the heat to be up to 30 degrees higher than normal. The heat wave is straining power capacity in the region…
By William Brangham
The United States set ambitious new goals today to stop the world from heating up, urging other nations to follow suit. And some of the world’s largest carbon emitters seemed to heed the call. But world leaders left open how…
To discuss the ambitions of the climate summit and the very real challenges to President Joe Biden's plans, we're joined by Michael Mann, a climate scientist and professor of atmospheric sciences at Penn State University. He's the author of, "The…
By Matt Ott, Associated Press
The International Energy Agency said worldwide energy-related carbon dioxide emissions are on track to surge by 1.5 billion metric tons this year, following last year’s decline due to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
World leaders have breathed an audible sigh of relief that the United States under President Joe Biden is rejoining the global effort to curb climate change, a cause that his predecessor had shunned.
The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit set by global leaders five years ago and may exceed it in the next decade or so, according to a new United Nations report.
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