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New House Science CommitteeChange is in the air over at the House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology. An oozing sump of climate change skepticism under the leadership of Texas Republican Lamar Smith, the committee is... poised to be taken over by Democrats and led by Texas's Eddie Bernice Johnson, a registered nurse and longtime champion...
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The Trump AdministrationThe United Nations climate change conference underway here in Poland could play a critical role in the fight to stem greenhouse gas emissions and keep temperatures from rising to unsafe levels. The... Trump Administration showed up to pitch fossil fuels. In a closely watched event Monday on the sidelines of official negotiations, U.S. officials touted…
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Oil Allies Refuse to WelcomeIn what is likely an unsurprising but no less troubling move, the oil alliance between Kuwait, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and, embarrassingly, the United States has intercepted the adoption of a key... finding from the historic Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report at the United Nations climate talks--a move that is...
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Trump disputes climate changeAnother funeral service will be held for George HW Bush in Houston Democrat says he'll appeal to Scott Walker to veto GOP power play Stay informed: sign up for our new US briefing 2.12pm GMT Prominent... Democrats plan on Thursday to begin ramping up calls for stronger gun control after the party took control of the House of Representatives. The newly empowered Democratic majority in the House of Representatives is expected to introduce sweeping legislation to impose background checks on all gun sales as one of the first priorities in the incoming Congress of 2019, according to a report this week in Mother Jones. Related: Newly empowered Democrats ramp up calls for stronger gun control 1.54pm GMT Another funeral service will take place Thursday for former President George HW Bush, this time...
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West Coast fishermen are suingFishermen are still waiting for permission to catch Dungeness crabs off California's northernmost coast this season -- and they want oil companies to pay for the delay. State officials have postponed... the start of the commercial Dungeness crab season because of high levels of a neurotoxin called...
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Crunch climate talks begin in Poland this week amid growing concern that political action is lagging behind the rise in global temperatures.
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Climate change: AustralianThousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from Australia's PM.
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Trump's Latest Talking PointsLast week, federal scientists released their damning new National Climate Assessment, which warned that if action is not taken to stop global climate change, the U.S. will suffer greatly from... consequences including dwindling water supplies, sea-level rise, epidemics, natural disasters, and billions of dollars in...
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Climate change: CO2 emissionsGlobal efforts to tackle climate are off track says the UN, as it sees a rise in CO2 after years of decline.
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Climate change will cost the US economy hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century, according to a government report rejected by the White House.
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"The Trump administration chooses the Friday after Thanksgiving to try and bury this critical U.S. assessment of the climate crisis"
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A Government Climate StudyA massive new federal report describes a country in ecological collapse and infrastructural ruin by 2100. They released it on Black Friday.
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The Youth Climate ChangeA federal appeals court Thursday granted the Trump administration's motion for a temporary stay
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Trump administration asksThe Trump administration tried once again on Thursday to get the Supreme Court to toss a lawsuit on climate change, filed by 21 activists between the ages of 11 and 22. The plaintiffs allege that... federal officials are not doing enough to curb carbon pollution, thus violating their rights to due process under the Constitution. The activists are calling for major reductions in carbon dioxide emissions. They first filed the lawsuit in 2015 against former President Barack Obama and government agencies, and Obama's administration also tried to get the suit thrown out. In July, the Supreme Court said it was too premature for the Trump administration to attempt to stop the lawsuit, and on Monday, federal Judge Ann Aiken in Eugene, Oregon, ruled that the case can go forward to trial on Oct. 29...
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Trouble brewing: climateExtreme weather damage to the global barley crop will mean price spikes and supply problems, according to new research Trouble is brewing for the world's beer drinkers, with climate change set to... cause "dramatic" price spikes and supply shortages, according to new research. Extreme heatwaves and droughts will increasingly damage the global barley crop, meaning a common ingredient of the world's favourite alcoholic beverage will become scarcer. Key brewing nations are forecast to be among the worst hit, including Belgium, the Czech Republic and Ireland.
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President Trump Says ClimateHe had previously claimed that global warming was not real
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Trump adviser on UN climate"We're always studying these things," economic adviser Larry Kudlow said.
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Holding global warming to a critical limit would require "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society," says a key report from the global scientific authority on climate... change.
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U.N. Chief Says World MustSecretary-General Antonio Guterres said extreme weather is "leaving a trail of death and devastation"
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Extreme temperaturesCyclical natural phenomena that affect planet's climate will amplify effect of manmade global warming, scientists warn The world is likely to see more extreme temperatures in the coming four years as... natural warming reinforces manmade climate change, according to a new global forecasting system. Following a summer of heatwaves and forest fires in the northern hemisphere, the study in the journal Nature Communications suggests there will be little respite for the planet until at least 2022, and possibly not even then.
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The farmer plucks a cannabis flower from a long stalk. He presses it against his nose, inhales deeply and begins to extol the therapeutic -- if not necessarily scientific -- properties of his crop.
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Heatwave temperatures may topAlerts issued in Portugal and Spain as Met Office forecasts 31C for southern England Much of southern Europe is sweltering in near record-breaking temperatures with the mercury expected to exceed 45C... (113F). A scorching 46C (115F) was forecast for Setúbal, near Lisbon, on Saturday, as emergency services in Portugal issued a red alert until Sunday and urged people to avoid picnics and outdoor activities.
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California wildfires roar intoThe surging wildfires raging across California represent a "new normal" and the state will spend billions to curb them, Gov. Jerry Brown said.        
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China could face deadly heatOne of the world's most densely populated regions may push the boundaries of habitability by the end of this century, study finds.
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Researchers say heatwaves of the kind currently being seen in northern Europe have become twice as likely due to climate change. Scientists from the World Weather Attribution team said Friday …
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