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May 9, 2014

Republicans Portray Obama Climate Push As A Distraction

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

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May 9, 2014

As Earth Warms, West Nile Spreads

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

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May 9, 2014

White House Solar Panels Power Up

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

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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)
May 5, 2014

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

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

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The submarine USS Annapolis breaks through three feet of ice in the Arctic Ocean during an exercise in 2009. A report today from the Pentagon calls for an increased US military presence in the Arctic. Petty Officer 1st Class Tiffini M. Jones/Navy Visual News Service/AP
October 14, 2014

Pentagon: We Could Soon Be Fighting Climate Wars

New report signals an “evolution” in Pentagon’s approach to climate change.

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Solar panels adorn the roof of a Walmart store in Arizona. Walmart/Flickr
October 14, 2014

Walmart Is the Biggest Corporate Solar User. Why Are Its Owners Funding Groups That Oppose Solar?

The Waltons have given $4.5 million to anti-clean-energy groups over the last four years.

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October 13, 2014

Half of All Summers Will Soon Be Boiling Hot for Hundreds of Millions of People

A new study finds climate change has caused a 60-fold increase in the likelihood of extreme temperatures in eastern China since the early 1950s.

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