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Trump Win Raises Questions About U.N. Climate Deal

By Karl Ritter | Nov 10
The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a "hoax" alarmed environmentalists and climate scientists Wednesday and raised questions about whether America would pull out of an international climate deal.

Study Links Human Actions to Specific Arctic Sea Ice Melt

By Seth Borenstein | Nov 7
At current carbon emission levels, the Arctic will likely be free of sea ice in September around mid-century, which could make weather even more extreme and strand some polar animals.

Study Predicts Deserts in Spain if Global Warming Continues

By Frank Jordans | Oct 31
Southern Spain will become desert and deciduous forests will vanish from much of the Mediterranean basin unless global warming is reined in sharply, according to a study released Thursday.

Americans Favor Slightly Higher Bills to Fight Global Warming

By Seth Borenstein | Sep 16
Most Americans are willing to pay a little more each month to fight global warming - but only a tiny bit, according to a new poll. Still, environmental policy experts hail that as a hopeful sign.

Federal Report Says Global Warming Making U.S. Sick

By Seth Borenstein | Apr 7
Man-made global warming is making America sicker, and it's only going to get worse, according to a new federal government report.

UN Food Security Expert Warns About Impact of Climate Change

Nov 6
A U.N. expert is warning that more extreme weather, higher temperatures, floods, droughts and rising sea levels linked to climate change are threatening people's access to food over the long term.

Thousands March in NYC, Around Globe Over Climate

By Verena Dobnik and Michael Sisak | Sep 21
Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change.

Historic Freeze Could Break Midwest Temp Records

Jan 4
It has been decades since parts of the Midwest experienced a deep freeze like the one expected to arrive Sunday, with potential record-low temperatures heightening fears of frostbite and hypothermia even in a region where residents are accustomed to bundl

Death Valley Temps At Least Tie Record

Jul 1
A heat wave punishing several Western states brought at least record-tying temperatures to Death Valley and Las Vegas.The mercury rocketed to 128 degrees Sunday in Death Valley National Park, tying the record for the hottest June day anywhere in the US.

Obama Commits to Tough Push on Global Warming

By Dina Capiello and Josh Lederrman | Jun 20
President Barack Obama is planning a major push using executive powers to tackle the pollution blamed for global warming in an effort to make good on promises he made at the start of his second term. "We know we have to do more - and we will do more,"

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