Two of the largest coal-producing mines in the United States were closed down without warning.
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Late Friday, the White House released the Fourth National Climate Assessment. And it was dire. Among the predictions: If we don’t take global warming seriously by the end of this century, the American economy will be 10 percent smaller than it otherwise would have been. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Case in point: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is now the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
There’s a new report out on climate change science and it’s bleak. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, made up of thousands of scientists, finds the earth’s temperature has risen 1 degree Celsius — or 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit — since pre-industrial times. And if we don’t keep warming under 2 degrees? Well, the oceans could rise an […]
The XPRIZE started with 38 teams and is now down to a final 10.
At the United Nations climate talks in Germany, White House officials are talking about plans to make fossil fuels cleaner or more efficient, and to expand nuclear power, as approaches to reducing emissions. While the rest of the world may be more into discussing renewable energy, the focus of the current U.S. delegation would reduce […]
High-resolution satellite images are critical tools for meteorologists, but proposed cuts to the weather service could put them at risk.
President Trump has withdrawn the U.S from the Paris Agreement on climate change. The Obama administration had ratified it along with 147 other countries back in 2015; it was a landmark deal, with 190 countries agreeing to some of its components. So what now for the U.S. on climate change? Scott Tong from our Sustainability […]