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Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 at 03:28 PM PDT

Oregon Republican Senators End Walkout Over Carbon Bill

Oregon Republican Senators End Walkout Over Carbon Bill

Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending an acrimonious nine-day walkout over a carbon emissions bill that would have been the second such legislation in the nation. The boycott...

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 11:38 PM PDT

40 Tons of Fishing Nets Retrieved in Pacific Ocean Cleanup

40 Tons of Fishing Nets Retrieved in Pacific Ocean Cleanup

In a mission to clean up trash floating in the ocean, environmentalists pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Mariners on a...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 08:27 AM PDT

AI Can Help Lessen Dangers of Climate Change, Industry Leaders Say

AI Can Help Lessen Dangers of Climate Change, Industry Leaders Say

Almost everyone agrees that humans caused climate change, and now some scientists and business leaders say it will take superhumans to help fix it. A study co-written by leading academics and business...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 02:07 PM PDT

Smoke From US Wildfires Boosting Health Risk for Millions

Smoke From US Wildfires Boosting Health Risk for Millions

Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 12:22 PM PDT

Climate Activists Dress as Pikachu and Rally Outside of Japanese Embassy in Manila

Climate Activists Dress as Pikachu and Rally Outside of Japanese Embassy in Manila

Filipino activists from the climate-change group 350.org dressed as Pikachu, the famous Japanese cartoon character, to call on the Japanese government to stop financing coal projects as the country prepares...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 01:41 PM PDT

Calls Increase for Democrats to Face Climate Change in Miami

Calls Increase for Democrats to Face Climate Change in Miami

Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week's presidential debates...

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 04:45 AM PDT

Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a 'Health Emergency'

Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a 'Health Emergency'

As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate...

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 05:35 AM PDT

Device to Trap Plastic Waste in Pacific Ocean Relaunches

Device to Trap Plastic Waste in Pacific Ocean Relaunches

A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Boyan Slat, creator...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 04:43 PM PDT

Scientists Predicting Record Dead Zone in Chesapeake Bay

Scientists Predicting Record Dead Zone in Chesapeake Bay

Some ecologists at the University of Maryland are worried that a large spot of low oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay could harm the state's seafood industry. News outlets report environmental scientists from...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 04:57 PM PDT

70 Climate Protesters Arrested Outside New York Times

70 Climate Protesters Arrested Outside New York Times

Dozens of protesters from the climate action group Extinction Rebellion have been arrested after they blocked traffic outside The New York Times building. The protesters hung banners on the Times building in...

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