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HOME INVASION: It's time to move away from the coasts

17 Sep 18 - For an increasing number of people, coastal flooding and erosion is a real threat to property, the local economy and, in some cases, life.

EPA loses 1600 employees under Trump

12 Sep 18 - The US Environmental Protection Agency lost 1600 employees in the first 18 months of the Trump administration, including 260 scientists and 185 specialists. Fewer than 400 people have been hired.

California governor ups the clean-energy game

12 Sep 18 - California solidified its role as a world leader on climate action as Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to shift the state to 100 per cent carbon-free electricity by 2045.

Thousands march across US to protest at environment crisis

11 Sep 18 - Tens of thousands of people took part in marches and other events across the US at the weekend, calling for a swift transition to renewable energy.

California plans to run on carbon-free power by 2045

31 Aug 18 - Legislation has been passed to move California towards 100 per cent clean energy by 2045.

Dire climate report raises fears for California

29 Aug 18 - California’s summer of deadly wildfires and dangerous heatwaves will soon be the new normal if nothing is done to stop climate change, a new report warns.

Trump guts US climate control regulations

23 Aug 18 - The Trump administration has proposed to replace the nation's landmark climate regulations with a watered-down version that would do next to nothing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and wouldn't even set a specific national goal.


New York wants skyscrapers to slash emissions

23 Aug 18 - New York City lawmakers have announced a bill to order massive energy use cuts to big buildings, the largest source of carbon dioxide.

We no longer need to conserve oil, says Trump

21 Aug 18 - Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the US, the Trump administration has declared in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns.

Trump closes in on Obama’s climate rules

21 Aug 18 - The Trump administration will shortly release its plan to replace Barack Obama’s ambitious attempts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Forgotten coal mines harbour methane problem

15 Aug 18 - Unregulated, unnoticed coal mines across the US are leaking a potent greenhouse gas with the same greenhouse effect as 13 million cars.

Cows could help ease methane leak impact

13 Aug 18 - Cows will play a key part in a nearly $120 million settlement which, if approved, aims to mitigate the climate impact of one of the largest US natural gas leaks.

California hits back at Trump's car pollution move

10 Aug 18 - California has struck back at the Trump administration over air pollution, unveiling a proposal that would force carmakers to comply with the state’s strict standards for tailpipe emissions.

The crisis facing California ... and what will happen next

10 Aug 18 - Three scientists explain the unprecedented danger facing the western US and call for new solutions to a growing threat.

Ocean spot records warmest temperature in 100 years

9 Aug 18 - Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have recorded the warmest sea surface temperature in more than 100 years near a pier in San Diego.

EPA wants to redefine the dangers of soot

8 Aug 18 - Against all prevailing science, the US Environmental Protection Agency is suggesting a “safe” threshold for particulate pollution.

GOP and Big Oil can't escape the blame for climate change

7 Aug 18 - The New York Times magazine has devoted an issue to a single story that explores how close we came to an international climate agreement in 1989 ... and why we failed.

California vows to fight as EPA acts to scrap car rules

3 Aug 18 - The Trump administration has moved to weaken US vehicle emissions standards and has set up a major confrontation with California by scrapping its ability to enact stricter pollution rules.

Experts fear the age of extreme fire has arrived

1 Aug 18 - California's increasingly ferocious wildfires are not an aberration – they are the new reality, experts believe.


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