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Climate change is likely to exact enormous costs on U.S. regional economies in the form of lost property, reduced industrial output and more deaths, according to a report backed by a trio of men with vast business experience. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Top US Money Men Push Climate Change Report For Businesses

Climate change is likely to exact enormous costs on U.S. regional economies in the form of lost property, reduced industrial output and more deaths, according to a report backed by a trio of men with vast business experience.

06/24/2014

The first-ever United Nations Environmental Assembly opened in Kenya on Monday, as more than 150 high-level delegations began a weeklong examination of the intersection between global economic progress and the environment. (SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

New UN Assembly Pushes Climate Change, Environment As Top World Priority

The first-ever United Nations Environmental Assembly opened in Kenya on Monday, as more than 150 high-level delegations began a weeklong examination of the intersection between global economic progress and the environment.

06/23/2014

Researchers say climate change and habitat encroachment is causing plant and animal species to become extinct 1,000 times faster than before humans arrived. (SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: World On The Brink Of A “Sixth Great Extinction”

Climate change and habitat encroachment is causing plant and animal species to become extinct 1,000 times faster than before humans arrived.

05/29/2014

Study helps explain why Antarctic sea ice is not receding in the face of global warming. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers: Giant Waves Breaking Up Antarctica’s Sea Ice

Study helps explain why Antarctic sea ice is not receding in the face of global warming.

05/28/2014

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Regulators: No Major Impact in Gas Exports Plan

Federal regulators concluded Thursday that Dominion Energy’s proposal to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland would pose “no significant impact” on the environment — a positive step for the company.

05/15/2014

Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration's sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

GOP-Led Industry Groups Take On Climate Change In Supreme Court

Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration’s sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.

02/23/2014

Researchers found bees using bits of plastic to build their hives.  (credit: Alison Dunn/Getty Images)

Study: Bees Using Plastic To Help Build Their Nests

Researchers find bees adapt to their environment by incorporating plastic into the construction of their hives.

02/05/2014

NOAA registered 41 different weather disasters that did at least a billion dollars damage, including Typhoon Haiyan, which killed over 6,000 people in the Philippines and Vietnam. (Getty Images)

NOAA: World In 2013 Was 4th Hottest On Record

The average world temperature was 58.12 degrees, tying with 2003 for the fourth warmest since 1880.

01/22/2014

File photo of the White House. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: ‘Climate Impacts Are Really Local’

When it comes to climate change, local officials have a message for Washington: Lead or get out of the way.

12/10/2013

Former Vice President Al Gore speaks about climate change during the Fourth Annual Rhode Island Energy and Environmental Leaders Day at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., on June 11, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Gore: ‘Survival Of Civilization’ At Risk 100 Years From Now Over Global Warming

Former Vice President Al Gore warned that civilization might be doomed within the next 100 years if nothing is done to stop global warming.

10/01/2013

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