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Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA

Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2017

Senators grilled EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt on climate change during his confirmation hearing.

The Temperature Spiral, Now With 2016’s Record Heat

The Temperature Spiral, Now With 2016’s Record Heat

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2017

The world had a record hot year in 2016. There's no better time to revisit the temperature spiral.

2016 Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record

2016 Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2017

2016 has been declared the hottest year on record, the third year in a row to do so and a marker of global warming.

Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal

Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal

  • Published: Jan 17th, 2017

Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the Trump administration’s vow to recommit America to fossil fuels.

Trump Tweeted the Wrong Ivanka. She Gave Him Climate Advice

Trump Tweeted the Wrong Ivanka. She Gave Him Climate Advice

  • Published: Jan 17th, 2017

President-elect Trump mentioned the wrong Ivanka in a tweet, leading to a climate change lesson.

Japan’s Biggest Coral Reef Devastated by Bleaching

Japan’s Biggest Coral Reef Devastated by Bleaching

  • Published: Jan 16th, 2017

Seventy percent of the Sekisei lagoon in Okinawa had been killed by a phenomenon known as bleaching.

U.S. Lists First Bumble Bee Species as Endangered

U.S. Lists First Bumble Bee Species as Endangered

  • Published: Jan 14th, 2017

Bombus affinis has plunged nearly 90 percent in abundance and distribution since the late 1990s.

Beginning of the End of CA Drought, But What’s Next?

Beginning of the End of CA Drought, But What’s Next?

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2017

Storms have wiped out part of California's drought. Global warming could bring climate swings in the future.