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'Science Guy' Bill Nye to be Jim Bridenstine's guest at State of the Union address

Rep.Bridenstine is a protege of Congressional uber-denier Sen. Jim Inhofe. He doubts the existence of man-made climate change.

The invitation seems designed to bolster Bridenstine's scientific credentials as he struggles to get the Senate votes necessary for confirmation. Opponents have charged the former military pilot lacks sufficient background

How Biden and Kerry could rebuild America’s global climate leadership

Strengthening partnerships with like-minded countries will be critical to bring about a transition to cleaner energy as well as sustainability in agriculture, forestry, water and other sectors of the global economy.

John Kerry helped bring the world into the Paris climate agreement and expanded America's reputation as a climate leader.
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Cooling La Niña may not save Great Barrier Reef from mass coral bleaching, experts warn

A global weather phenomenon that would typically keep ocean temperatures lower across the Great Barrier Reef may not be enough to stop another mass coral bleaching this coming summer, according to the marine park's chief scientist.

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More than 3 billion people affected by water shortages, data shows

Water shortages are now affecting more than 3 billion people around the world, as the amount of fresh water available for each person has plunged by a fifth over two decades, data has shown.

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EU urged to address aviation's full climate impact, including non-CO2 emissions

Air travel is heating the climate at approximately three times the rate of the sector's carbon dioxide emissions alone, report finds, with major policy implications.

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When autumn leaves begin to fall: As the climate warms, leaves on some trees are dying earlier

New research shows that, as the planet warms, deciduous trees in temperate European forests are losing their leaves earlier, and that could reduce the amount of CO2 forests will remove from the atmosphere in the decades ahead.

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Barry Saxifrage: Canada is losing the race to low-carbon prosperity

The world's nations are racing to rein in the climate crisis while maintaining strong economies. Troublingly, Canada is far behind in this time-critical race to build a low-carbon economy. Our decades of foot-dragging have put both our future prosperity and our climate at risk.

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Ohio State, landfill among largest greenhouse gas emitters in Franklin County

Emissions data for greenhouse gas emitters was released by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in October, revealing the largest polluters in Franklin County.