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In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 04:55 AM PDT

Many Online Climate Change Lessons Are Actually Junk

Many Online Climate Change Lessons Are Actually Junk

When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 11:07 AM PDT

Carbon Dioxide Reaches Levels Not Seen in 3 Million Years

Carbon Dioxide Reaches Levels Not Seen in 3 Million Years

This weekend, Earth's atmosphere had a concentration of carbon dioxide last seen more than 3 million years ago, before humans had evolved, NBC News reported. The greenhouse gas was detected at 415 parts per...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 04:32 AM PDT

Is Sea Rise Wrecking Coastal Home Values? The Answer: Maybe

Is Sea Rise Wrecking Coastal Home Values? The Answer: Maybe

For sale: waterfront property with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Waves erode beach regularly. Flooding gets worse every year. Saltwater damage to lawn. Asking price: anyone's guess. Some research...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:47 PM PDT

NYC Mayor Holds Green New Deal Rally in Trump Tower's Lobby

NYC Mayor Holds Green New Deal Rally in Trump Tower's Lobby

Mayor Bill de Blasio scheduled a rally Monday morning at President Donald Trump’s doorsteps — right in the lobby of Trump Tower — to promote the city's Green New Deal which aims to make the city carbon-neutral...

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:08 AM PDT

UN: Plastic Waste Pact Approved With US Among Few Holdouts

UN: Plastic Waste Pact Approved With US Among Few Holdouts

Almost every country in the world has agreed on a legally binding framework for reducing polluting plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception, United Nations environmental officials said...

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Memorial Day: Record Number of LAX Travelers Predicted
Memorial Day: Record Number of LAX Travelers Predicted

A record 1.4 million travelers are expected to pass through Los Angeles International Airport between Thursday and next Tuesday as people hit the roads and airways for Memorial Day weekend.

After Years of Legal Fights, Michael Jackson's Estate and His Former Manager Settle Lawsuit
After Years of Legal Fights, Michael Jackson's Estate and His Former Manager Settle Lawsuit

A years-long lawsuit between Michael Jackson's estate and one of the superstar's former managers has been settled, ending one of the final legal fights over the King of Pop's assets.

3 Dead, State Capital Battered as Storms Rake Missouri
3 Dead, State Capital Battered as Storms Rake Missouri

An outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees, tossed cars across a dealership lot and injured several people in Missouri's capital city and killed at least three others...

NBC Hosts 5th Annual Red Nose Day
NBC Hosts 5th Annual Red Nose Day

The fifth annual "Red Nose Day" special returns to NBC Thursday to raise money to lift children out of poverty globally. Terry Crews from "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "America's Got...

US Charges WikiLeaks Founder With Publishing Classified Info
US Charges WikiLeaks Founder With Publishing Classified Info

The U.S. filed new charges Thursday against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of placing the United States at risk of "serious harm" by publishing thousands of secret and classified documents,...

'FLUTTER' Through an Art-Immersive World
'FLUTTER' Through an Art-Immersive World

The creative La Brea Avenue experience will donate some of its ticket sales to the Born This Way Foundation.