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Heartbreaking Video Shows Starving Polar Bear On Warming Canadian Island

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Fri, 12/08/2017 (All day)

A gut-wrenching video taken on Canada’s Baffin Island shows an adult polar bear that looks like little more than a bag of bones covered by slack fur. The bear is pulling his body across an iceless emptiness, desperately seeking food.

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Climate scientists see alarming new threat to California

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Tue, 12/05/2017 (All day)

California could be hit with significantly more dangerous and more frequent droughts in the near future as changes in weather patterns triggered by global warming block rainfall from reaching the state, according to new research led by scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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How a bankruptcy filing shielded a big coal company from California's climate-change lawsuits

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Thu, 12/28/2017 (All day)

Peabody Energy, the nation’s largest private-sector coal company, joined several of its fellow coal producers in bankruptcy in 2016. Its main goal was to wriggle out from under more than $10 billion in debt it had incurred to expand, even as demand was sharply falling.

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Downtown L.A. records hottest Thanksgiving since 1877

Published: 
Fri, 11/24/2017 (All day)

Thanksgiving heat wave stretched across Southern California on Thursday, with downtown Los Angeles hitting 92 degrees. 

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‘These Storms Are Just Crazy’: Craft Beer Brewers Feel Effects Of Climate Change

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Tue, 11/21/2017 (All day)

Hurricane Irene’s march through Vermont’s Mad River Valley in 2011 tore down bridges and turned roads to rubble in towns like Waterbury. The storm littered businesses and city offices with debris and sewage, and damaged close to 100 homes.