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Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 05:29 AM PDT

Seychelles President Delivers Speech From Under the Ocean

Seychelles President Delivers Speech From Under the Ocean

In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean's surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the "beating blue heart of our planet." President Danny...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 03:02 PM PDT

Trump Wields Presidential Power on Pipeline, Energy Projects

Trump Wields Presidential Power on Pipeline, Energy Projects

Eager to jump-start the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline and other energy projects, President Donald Trump has acted to assert executive power over pipelines and such infrastructure. He issued a new permit for...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 05:10 PM PDT

Pace of Bering Sea Changes Startles Scientists

Pace of Bering Sea Changes Startles Scientists

The Yupik Eskimo village of Kotlik on Alaska's northwest coast relies on a cold, hard blanket of sea ice to protect homes from vicious winter Bering Sea storms. Frigid north winds blow down from the Arctic...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 05:55 AM PDT

Climate Change Will Crush Real Estate Values for Investors Who Don’t Prepare, New Report Says

Climate Change Will Crush Real Estate Values for Investors Who Don’t Prepare, New Report Says

For any investor, measuring opportunity against risk is critical. And for real estate investors in particular, risk is rising exponentially in the age of climate change. To that end, big real estate firms...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 09:35 AM PDT

Glaciers Are Shrinking Faster Than Scientists Thought: Study

Glaciers Are Shrinking Faster Than Scientists Thought: Study

Earth's glaciers are melting much faster than scientists thought. A new study shows they are losing 369 billion tons of snow and ice each year, more than half of that in North America. The most comprehensive...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 08:33 AM PDT

Beyond Paper Straws: More Hacks for Reducing Plastic at Home

Beyond Paper Straws: More Hacks for Reducing Plastic at Home

To help the environment by cutting down on non-compostable plastics, many people have begun saying no to plastic straws and are bringing reusable bags to the grocery store instead of accepting new plastic ones....

Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 at 10:47 PM PDT

NASA Scientist Using Comedy to Bring Awareness to Climate Change

NASA Scientist Using Comedy to Bring Awareness to Climate Change

Climate change can be a difficult topic to explain and understand, but one NASA scientist has found a funny way to talk about the issue.

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 09:16 PM PDT

Temple Grad Sentenced for 'Biggest Green Scam' in History

Temple Grad Sentenced for 'Biggest Green Scam' in History

One of three people, including two Temple University graduates, behind what is believed to be the biggest scam involving clean energy in American history was sentenced Friday in Philadelphia federal court. Ama...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 08:42 AM PDT

Environmental Groups to Sue Shell Over Climate Change

Environmental Groups to Sue Shell Over Climate Change

Climate activists delivered a court summons Friday to oil company Shell in a court case aimed at forcing it to do more to rein in carbon emissions. Friends of the Earth Netherlands, one of the groups involved...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 01:07 PM PDT

How Cherry Blossoms Are Impacted by Climate Change

How Cherry Blossoms Are Impacted by Climate Change

The iconic cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. are impacted by climate change. Their peak blooms have shifted five days earlier over the past century.

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