Republicans Portray Obama Climate Push As A Distraction

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Three members of the Senate’s GOP leadership were not impressed, suggesting Obama was wasting time and effort.

Our Alarming Food Future, Explained in 7 Charts

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Iowa is washing away, even while California dries up.

As Earth Warms, West Nile Spreads

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The virus took the U.S. by surprise. Thanks to climate change, it’s here to stay. 

White House Solar Panels Power Up

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Barack Obama unveils new solar expansion plans as officials confirm White House panels are now operational.

Climate Change is Clear and Present Danger, Says Landmark US Report

President Barack Obama wipes sweat from his head during a speech on climate change, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Georgetown University in Washington. Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

National Climate Assessment, to be launched at White House on Tuesday, says effects of climate change are now being felt.

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