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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 05:38 PM CDT

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels. The company, which ships...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 09:04 PM CDT

MSNBC's Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 1

MSNBC's Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 1

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado worries that American democracy is not up to transitioning to a clean energy economy. Entrepreneur Andrew Yang would invest in the next generation nuclear power and propose a...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 05:13 AM CDT

Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

North America's skies are lonelier and quieter as nearly 3 billion fewer wild birds soar in the air than in 1970, a comprehensive study shows. The new study focuses on the drop in sheer numbers of birds, not...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 06:28 AM CDT

How Should the Next President Deal With Climate Change?

How Should the Next President Deal With Climate Change?

Young climate change activists are trying to force global warming to the forefront of the 2020 presidential race, which has so far been dominated by other topics. While candidates have released plans to curb...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 05:50 PM CDT

Trump Bars California From Setting Stricter Fuel Standards

Trump Bars California From Setting Stricter Fuel Standards

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 02:58 PM CDT

An Island Imperiled: Climate Change Threatens Greenland

An Island Imperiled: Climate Change Threatens Greenland

For many scientists, Greenland is considered “ground zero” for climate change, a place where global warming’s impact is most apparent — and where the effects of rising temperatures, warming oceans and melting...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 10:39 AM CDT

Al Roker: We Can't Keep Ignoring Climate Change

Al Roker: We Can't Keep Ignoring Climate Change

Climate change affects everybody. It doesn't care if you're black or white, rich or poor, male or female. Climate change affects everybody, and the notion that we can ignore it is just foolhardy. We are talking...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 09:51 AM CDT

Surprise Rescue of Jamaica Coral Reefs Shows Nature Can Heal

Surprise Rescue of Jamaica Coral Reefs Shows Nature Can Heal

Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows....

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 at 04:26 PM CDT

The Blob 2.0: Another Pacific Ocean Heat Wave?

The Blob 2.0: Another Pacific Ocean Heat Wave?

On a quiet Monday afternoon in Santa Cruz, families lounged on the beach as a few swimmers played in the waves and a lone fisherman cast his line in the water from the cliffs off in the distance. It was, by all...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 09:20 PM CDT

Fishermen Demand a Say in Decisions on Offshore Wind Energy

Fishermen Demand a Say in Decisions on Offshore Wind Energy

Fishermen insisted Monday to a congressional subcommittee looking at offshore wind energy that they be consulted when crucial decisions are being made on the development of such projects, including where they...

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