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Scientists Call for Drastic Drop in Emissions. U.S. Appears to Have Gone the Other Way.

Published: 
Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:57am

The signals are blaring: Dramatic changes to our climate are well upon us. These changes — we know thanks to a steady drumbeat of alarming official reports over the past 12 months — could cripple the U.S. economy, threaten to make vast stretches of our coastlines uninhabitable, make basic food supplies scarce and push millions of the planet’s poorest people into cities and across borders as they flee environmental perils.

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Sierra Nevada snowpack on track to shrink up to 79% by the end of the century, new study finds

Published: 
Thu, 12/20/2018 - 4:47pm

The snow season, which started this month, is off to a good start.

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Global carbon emissions reach a new record high in 2018

Published: 
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 2:14pm

Global emissions of carbon dioxide have reached the highest levels on record, scientists projected Wednesday, in the latest evidence of the chasm between international goals for combating climate change and what countries are actually doing.

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President Trump Says He’s Too Intelligent To Believe In Climate Change

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Wed, 11/28/2018 - 5:25pm

President Donald Trump asserted that he had “very high levels of intelligence,” and as such, did not believe in the scientific consensus surrounding climate change in a sweeping interview with The Washington Post published Tuesday.