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Oil-funded Rockefeller Foundation centers fight for climate

The Rockefeller Foundation, created with wealth generated from the oil industry more than a century ago, plans to make the fight against climate change central to all of its work, including its operations and investments.

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Americans connect extreme heat and climate change to their health, a survey finds

From higher electricity bills to worsened health, more than half of Americans have felt the impacts of extreme heat, according to a new survey released by NPR, Harvard University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. That percentage is even higher in California, where heat was the top climate impact, reported by 71% of those surveyed.

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Habitat loss, climate change threaten Georgia coast’s diverse reptiles

A recent report revealed that more than 1 in 5 reptile species worldwide is threatened with extinction. That’s a sobering statistic for Coastal Georgia, whose forests, beaches and wetlands boast an impressive diversity of reptile species.

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Climate change threatens nearly one third of U.S. hazardous chemical facilities

The facilities are located in every state, and are threatened by floods, hurricanes and wildfires that can cause dangerous leaks and explosions, according to a federal watchdog.
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New documentary 'meltdown' looks at Greenland's melting glaciers and the effects of climate change

A new documentary, "Meltdown," brings viewers to the shores of Greenland's melting glaciers for an exploration of natural beauty at its most vulnerable.

Environmental groups: Coal ash disposal at 5 Georgia sites poses danger

Environmental groups: Coal ash disposal at 5 Georgia sites poses danger

The groups, led by the Southern Environmental Law Center, are asking Georgia's Environmental Protection Division to deny solid waste disposal permits for the sites.

Critics Of Plant Vogtle say Georgia doesn't need new nuclear

Desperately behind schedule and over budget, Georgia Power's new nuclear project faces criticism.

Next week, Georgia regulators will decide on the future of the country's only nuclear power construction project. One big issue is how much completing the expansion will cost.