Restoring the Rockaways

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Nestled along a residential stretch of Seagirt Boulevard in Far Rockaway, the Seagirt Boulevard Community Garden has been a green fixture in this Queens neighborhood for over two decades.

Obama Campaign Launches Plan to Shame Climate Sceptics in Congress


Campaign group Organizing for Action says it is time to call out US politicians who deny the science behind climate change.

Carbon Bubble Will Plunge the World Into Another Financial Crisis – Report


Trillions of dollars at risk as stock markets inflate value of fossil fuels that may have to remain buried forever, experts warn.

Scientists Map Swirling Ocean Eddies for Clues to Climate Change

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Can we read the future in the ocean’s movements?

Australia Urged to Formally Recognise Climate Change Refugee Status

Building beach barriers on Kiribati. Global Environment Facility (GEF)/Flickr

Refugee Council says new category would protect those fleeing the effects of global warming and warns Australian government to prepare for thousands forced from low-lying Pacific islands.

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