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Senate Agrees Climate Change Is Real, But Can’t Agree On Cause

In a series of votes, the Republican-run Senate passed measures acknowledging the planet’s climate is changing but refused to point the blame at human activity.

01/21/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

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NOAA, NASA Agree That 2014 Was The Warmest On Record

Though the agencies slightly disagree exactly how much warmer it was.

01/16/2015

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Study: Hotter Days in U.S. Mean Less Cold Cash

Hotter days mean less cold cash for Americans, according to a new study matching 40 years of temperatures to economics.

12/15/2014

Don't blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought, a new federal report says.  (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds: Don’t Blame Global Warming For California Drought

Don’t blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought, a new federal report says.

12/09/2014

Increased warming conditions on Earth today are very similar to 56 million years ago – with new research showing the good news as most species having survived the hotter conditions and the bad news that it took 200,000 years to recover.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

UN Scientists Warn It May Be Impossible To Prevent Rising Global Temperature

Despite optimism among U.N. climate change negotiators, recent reports indicate there may be no way to prevent Earth’s temperature from rising before any deal could be put into effect.

12/01/2014

A federal judge in Pittsburgh is declaring that President Barack Obama's recent executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Staking Final Two Years In White House On Climate Change

With limited time still in power, President Barack Obama is staking his final two years on climate change, pushing the issue to the front of his agenda as he seeks to leave an imprint on the world that will endure after he’s gone.

11/18/2014

President Obama made the pledge at the University of Queensland ahead of the G20 summit in Brsibane. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pledges $3 Billion To Help Poor Countries Confront Climate Change

The money will go to the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund to help developing nations adjust to rising seas, warmer temperatures and more extreme weather.

11/14/2014

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Study: Global Warming Will Cause 50 Percent Increase In US Lightning Strikes By 2100

Global warming will cause a 50 percent increase the number of lightning strikes in the United States by 2100, according to a new study.

11/13/2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures to President Barack Obama as they arrive at a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘It Doesn’t Change Things Much': US-China Climate Pact Won’t Slow Warming

Don’t expect the landmark U.S.-China climate change agreement to nudge the world’s rising thermostat downward much on its own, scientists say.

11/13/2014

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