Heat Wave Bakes Eastern Half of the US, but is Climate Change to Blame?

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Everyone seems to agree that it’s a scorcher, but how willing you are to blame climate change seems to be up for debate.

Top U.S. Science Official: ‘Climate Change is Having Consequences in Real Time’

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Jane Lubchenco, head of NOAA, said Americans are connecting the dots between climate change and recent severe weather. When will political leaders make the issue a priority?

GOP Aims to Sink Navy’s “Great Green Fleet”

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The US Navy is tanking up on biofuel, no thanks to GOP legislators.

Scientists Warn US East Coast Over Accelerated Sea Level Rise

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Study says sea level is rising far faster than elsewhere, which could increase incidence of New York flooding.

Trailer Park Evicted to Make Room for Fracking

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How one small but scrappy community took the natural gas industry head on.

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