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After record hot summer, get ready for winter

This summer has been the second hottest on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported last week. And there's more.

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Huge Phoenix dust storm tied to climate change

The giant dust cloud rolled over the city of Phoenix on July 5.

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Thousands evacuate Minot, "We're trying to help"

The worst flood in four decades has hit Minot, N.D. Water from the Souris River is predicted to begin pouring over dikes, which led authorities to order the evacuation of 12,000 people there,

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Arizona faces largest wildfire in its history

Investigators were questioning "persons of interest" in regard to the origin of the blaze, but campfire mishaps aren't the only cause of the fires.

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Republicans reject climate change

Earlier this month, House Republicans rejected three amendments stating that global warming is real, poses a threat and is caused by humans.

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Blizzard blues? Relax: it’s hotter than ever

Guess what: this year is stacking up as one of the hottest since we humans started keeping thermometer-based temperature records 160 years ago.

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Where is the “change?”

“Where is the change in the promise of ‘change’?”

Global warming at stake in November elections

Not one Republican running for the US Senate in the November elections favors action to curb greenhouse emissions causing global warming.

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Green jobs lose out as Senate shelves energy bill

Steelworkers and environmentalists had a lot riding on the bill, but it came up against an army of oil and coal industry lobbyists and a wall of opposition from Senate Republicans.

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Energy bill stalling has groups riled up

Leaders of 31 national organizations sent a letter to the Senate today pressing senators "not to squander the great promise of bipartisan action" for "strong clean energy and climate change legislation."

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