Science & Environment

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Today in environmental history: Bill McKibben steps it up with 350.org

This is the science of climate change. It is no longer up for debate.

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Ground zero for climate change: Antarctica has hottest day ever

"Ice shelves in West Antarctica have lost as much as 18 percent of their volume over the last two decades, with rapid acceleration occurring over the last decade."

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New York City climate change activists strategize for future

Activists attended a forum on proposed climate and environmental legislation for New York City.

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Most Catholics worried about climate change

"We find that a solid majority of Catholics think global warming is happening (70 percent)."

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Activists use impetus of Climate March to invoke justice

Labor, climate, and community activists met to turn the passion of the People's Climate March into a movement.

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More than 80 groups urge Pfizer to leave climate-denier ALEC

Over 100 corporations and groups have left ALEC since 2011, when Common Cause and other groups launched a campaign to call public attention to the group's activities.

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Geneva: On the road to Paris

These negotiations take place against the backdrop of increasingly dire predictions about the results of climate change. 2014 was the hottest year on record.

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Even amidst climate change, geoengineering is not the answer

Geoengineering was once considered a fringe idea, but in these climatically desperate times some are arguing for desperate measures.

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Top scientists: Test use of poison to re-engineer climate

"You're talking about potentially changing weather and climate. You don't want to do that without as good an understanding as you can possibly have."

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Connecticut activists gather to prevent a climate crime

It was a crime scene we have become all too familiar with in 2015. Yellow police tape encircled the area of the dastardly deed. People milled about somewhat dazed but also angry.

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