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Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 11:18 AM PDT

Obama's Climate Change Plan Faces High-Profile Test

Obama's Climate Change Plan Faces High-Profile Test

The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered furious opposition from...

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 10:50 AM PDT

"Planet Earth" Docu-Series Gets Sequel "Our Planet"

"Planet Earth" Docu-Series Gets Sequel "Our Planet"

The sweeping documentary series "Planet Earth" is getting a sequel.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 11:39 AM PDT

Usher, Common to Perform at DC Earth Day Rally

Usher, Common to Perform at DC Earth Day Rally

Usher, Mary J. Blige, No Doubt, Common and Train are scheduled to headline an Earth Day rally and concert on the National Mall, hosted by will.i.am and Soledad O'Brien.

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 06:16 AM PDT

Fire Crews Staff Up Early in Parched California

Fire Crews Staff Up Early in Parched California

In a reflection of California's bone-dry conditions after four years of drought, fire agencies along the state's central and southern coasts are ramping up staffing levels well before they normally do.

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 11:58 AM PDT

Pope Francis Urges Action on Climate Change

Pope Francis Urges Action on Climate Change

As the world grapples with combating climate change, one world leader aiming to influence the outcome might come as a surprise. Pope Francis. The leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics not only...

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 08:48 AM PDT

Throwing Used Hotel Soap Through a Grinder to Save Lives

Throwing Used Hotel Soap Through a Grinder to Save Lives

An organization with facilities in Florida, Las Vegas and Hong Kong is collecting used bars of soap from more than 4,000 hotels, recycling them into fresh soap and delivering the supplies to people in need...

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 05:04 PM PDT

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 10:13 AM PDT

Obama Cites Malia's Asthma in Climate Change Debate

Obama Cites Malia's Asthma in Climate Change Debate

President Barack Obama says his memory of the fear over his daughter's preschool asthma attacks brings home the debate over climate change. Obama says he knows firsthand how scary it can be to have a child...

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT

California Drought Images: Disappearing Water

California Drought Images: Disappearing Water

Dramatic images illustrate the severity of California's drought with past and recent images from around the state, now in its fourth consecutive dry year.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 06:41 AM PDT

5 Key Things to Know About California's Drought

 5 Key Things to Know About California's Drought

The stubborn drought gripping California is dragging into a fourth year, prompting Gov. Jerry Brown this week to call for mandatory cutbacks in water use across the state. The drastic action marked the...