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Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 at 10:48 AM EST

Ford’s First All-Electric SUV, the Mach-E, Will Be a Mustang

Ford’s First All-Electric SUV, the Mach-E, Will Be a Mustang

Ford Motor is expanding its iconic Mustang franchise to include the automaker’s first-ever, all-electric SUV: the Mustang Mach-E. The vehicle, which will make its global debut Sunday in Los Angeles, marks the...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 02:59 PM EST

Rebirth, Angst and the 'New Normal' of California Wildfires

Rebirth, Angst and the 'New Normal' of California Wildfires

Tina Chandler walks outside her home and sniffs the air. "Do you smell smoke?" she asks. Even when the scent is no longer there, it haunts her. So does the fear of the monstrous winds of autumn, the kind...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 02:53 AM EST

Apple Farmers Endure Crop, Profit Losses as Climate Changes

Apple Farmers Endure Crop, Profit Losses as Climate Changes

Climate change is posing an existential threat to the precarious lives of farmers across the country. More intense and frequent weather disasters are wiping out entire harvests, and warmer winters are exposing...

Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 at 07:12 PM EST

Food Trucks and Amazon Deliveries in National Parks? Not So Fast, Some Visitors Say

Food Trucks and Amazon Deliveries in National Parks? Not So Fast, Some Visitors Say

A proposal before the Trump administration that food trucks, Wi-Fi and Amazon deliveries be allowed in campgrounds at national parks got a thumbs-down this week from some visitors at Yosemite National Park, NBC...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 08:00 PM EST

Scientists Blame Climate Change for Deadly Sea Mammal Virus

Scientists Blame Climate Change for Deadly Sea Mammal Virus

When a deadly virus that killed tens of thousands of European harbor seals in the northern Atlantic Ocean in 2002 began threatening sea lions, seals and otters in the northern Pacific Ocean, scientists were...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 03:41 PM EST

Exxon Denies That It Misled Investors on Climate Risks

Exxon Denies That It Misled Investors on Climate Risks

Climate change may be the defining risk for oil and gas companies in coming decades, and attorneys for New York state are saying Exxon Mobil misled investors about how it was handling that risk. The state made...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 08:00 AM EST

Iconic Pacific Bird Sanctuary Ravaged by Plastic and Death

Iconic Pacific Bird Sanctuary Ravaged by Plastic and Death

Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with...

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 04:15 PM EST

Google Employees Call for Corporate Climate Change Action

Google Employees Call for Corporate Climate Change Action

Google employees are demanding the company issue a climate plan that commits it to zero emissions by 2030.

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 04:45 PM EST

Trump Administration Eases Obama-Era Rules on Coal Pollution

Trump Administration Eases Obama-Era Rules on Coal Pollution

The Trump administration accelerated the pace of its environmental rollbacks for the country's coal-fired power plants Monday, proposing to weaken two Obama-era rules aimed at cleaning up dangerous heavy metals...

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 06:04 PM EST

US Tells UN It Is Pulling Out of Paris Climate Deal

US Tells UN It Is Pulling Out of Paris Climate Deal

The United States has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he submitted a formal notice to the United Nations. That...

 

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