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U.S. Left as ‘Footnote’ in G7 Climate Talks

U.S. Left as ‘Footnote’ in G7 Climate Talks

  • Published: Jun 12th, 2017

World leaders expressed "deep disappointment" with the U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris climate pact.

Human Activities Are Taking Their Toll in the Deep Ocean

Human Activities Are Taking Their Toll in the Deep Ocean

  • Published: Jun 11th, 2017

Once seen as too remote to harm, the deep sea is facing new pressures from mining, pollution, overfishing and more.

Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

  • Published: Jun 10th, 2017

A new study finds a sharp increase in the risk of frequent flooding events in coastal areas in the U.S.

Drop in Renewable Costs Leads to Record Global Boost

Drop in Renewable Costs Leads to Record Global Boost

  • Published: Jun 9th, 2017

Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals even as investments decline in renewables.

There’s a New Way the U.S. Is Committing to Paris

There’s a New Way the U.S. Is Committing to Paris

  • Published: Jun 8th, 2017

America's Pledge is part of a growing effort by local governments to meet the U.S. Paris Agreement goals.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2017

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

West Coast Waters on Acid Trip; Fishing Industry in Peril

West Coast Waters on Acid Trip; Fishing Industry in Peril

  • Published: Jun 6th, 2017

Hotspots of ocean acidification that persist year after year have been found along the U.S. West Coast.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.