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Here’s the Early Context for Trump’s Budget

President Trump is proposing to increase military spending while cutting the EPA and State Department.

Humans Blamed for Starting Most Wildfires in the U.S.

Five out of every six wildfires battled in the Lower 48 were started by a human, new research shows.

Aerosol Study Targets Great Unknown in Climate Science

Australian scientists seek to understand how non-carbon aerosolized particles affect global temperatures.

100 Days of Climate: Week 6

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record

Record February heat is kickstarting spring from the Southeast to the Midwest.

Senate Mulls ‘Kill Switch’ for Obama Methane Rule

Congress could use a rarely-invoked law to permanently kill an Obama-era methane emissions regulation.

Maple Syrup Season and Climate Change

As the climate warms, maples are being tapped earlier in the year to get the sap that produces syrup.

California Farmers Use Floodwater to Replenish Aquifers

As the climate warms and infrastructure ages, California is trying to boost underground water storage.

America’s Climate Pollution is Falling, EPA Report Says

Greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2015, reducing America’s overall climate pollution to below 1994 levels.

Congress Protects Coasts From Climate Change With Mud

The federal government will use mud from dredging projects to protect coasts from erosion and rising seas.

Coastal Cities Could Flood Three Times a Week by 2045

East Coast communities could flood three times a week within 30 years as seas rise and land sinks.

Conservatives Push Carbon Tax to Address Climate Crisis

A group of prominent conservatives is pushing for a carbon tax that pays cash dividends to Americans.

Dakota Pipeline Greenlighted As Fossil Fuels Move to Fore

The Army Corps of Engineers has approved an easement that allows the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

The Winter of Blazing Discontent Continues in the Arctic

Arctic sea ice is record low for this time of year and warm air is about to flood the region again.

Toxic Mercury Levels on the Rise in Great Lakes Wildlife

Scientists are seeing an uptick of mercury levels in Great Lakes fish and birds as waters warm.

Faced With U.S. Retreat on Climate, EU Looks to China

Europe will now be looking to China to make sure that it is not alone in fighting climate change.

Global Warming Threatens Winter Sports

Warmer winters have consequences, including for our winter fun.

Scotland Eyes 50 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030

Scotland unveils a plan encouraging residents to use low- or zero-carbon sources for half their energy.

The West’s Largest Coal Plant May Close. It’s a Big Deal.

The West's largest coal-fired power plant may close — a symbolic blow to coal as America's chief source of electricity.

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