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Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

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Rainmaking experiments boom amid worsening drought

Severe drought around the world, worsened by the steady progression of climate change, has sparked a growing interest in innovative forms of water management from researchers, governments and corporate giants.

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Twice as much land in developing nations will be swamped by rising seas than previously projected, new research shows

Rising seas will swamp farmlands, pollute water supplies and displace millions of people much sooner than expected, scientists said last week.

An ancient grain made new again: How sorghum could help U.S. farms adapt to climate change

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Meet the guardians of the glaciers in the French Alps

Glaciers are increasingly threatened by climate change. The French Alps are home to more than 4,000 of these fascinating natural monuments, of which 80 to 90 percent are set to disappear by 2100 due to global warming.

Pink sea urchins on the move, a sign of climate change

Pink sea urchins that live in deep water off Vancouver Island are slowly moving into shallower places as food sources and oxygen levels decline due to a warming ocean.

Chris Bowen reignites climate fight with savage one word statement after controversial Coalition decision

Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen has issued a savage one-word statement in response to the Coalition’s decision to vote against the climate safeguard reforms. “Hypocrites,” he wrote.

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