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Cannes 2017: Al Gore, undaunted by Trump, talks red-state victories and 'An Inconvenient Sequel'

Published: 
Mon, 05/29/2017 (All day)

It has not been a very good year for those concerned with climate change. 

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Canada May Approve an Oil Pipeline That Threatens the World's Most Endangered Killer Whales

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Mon, 11/21/2016 (All day)

Environmentalists are making a last-ditch effort to thwart a Canadian oil pipeline plan that they say will further degrade the fragile habitat of endangered killer whales.

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College Classes Use Arts to Brace for Climate Change

Published: 
Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:01pm

University courses on global warming have become common, and Prof. Stephanie LeMenager’s new class here at the University of Oregon has all the expected, alarming elements: rising oceans, displaced populations, political conflict, endangered animals.

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Fresh Views on Climate Scientists as Advocates

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Sun, 01/26/2014 - 11:49am

“If You See Something, Say Something,” is the headline on a Sunday Op-Ed article by Michael E. Mann, the Penn State climate scientist who, after years of attacks from groups fighting restrictions on greenhouse gases, has become a prominent climate and political campaigner, as well.

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Fight Over Energy Finds a New Front in a Corner of Idaho

Published: 
Thu, 09/26/2013 - 8:46am
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Energy

In this remote corner of the Northwest, most people think of gas as something coming from a pump, not a well. But when it comes to energy, remote isn’t what it used to be.