Tunnel Fire continues to burn near Flagstaff, Arizona

Coconino County officials announced Saturday evening that residents in communities along Highway 89 will be allowed back in Sunday morning.

Unusually high temperatures to hit western Europe this week

Although nowhere near as extreme as in India and Pakistan, anomalous warmth will be affecting large portions of western Europe in the first significant heat of spring.

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County Council to hold hearing on proposed fracking ban in parks

The bill in discussion would prohibit “the leasing, sale and/or any other agreements that would permit or otherwise facilitate private and/or public entities engaging in any industrial or commercial land uses within Allegheny County’s parks.”

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Scientist Katharine Hayhoe on running toward the climate crisis solution, connecting with hard-to-reach audiences

Katharine Hayhoe won’t say that the climate crisis is insurmountable, but she will say that solving it depends on convincing people it’s a problem that affects them.

Where homes will face the most wildfire risk in next 30 years

New research shows climate change will cause a steep increase in the exposure of U.S. properties to wildfire risks during the next 30 years, doubling the risk level in many areas.

How a Philippine inquiry could shape global climate litigation

For years, fossil fuel companies have engaged in misinformation campaigns aimed at delaying the shift away from the world’s most polluting energy sources. Now those actions could be used to hold them responsible for the climate harms their operations have fueled.

Cutting air pollution from fossil fuels would save 50,000 lives a year

Eliminating air pollution caused by burning fossil fuels would prevent more than 50,000 premature deaths and provide more than $600 billion in health benefits in the United States every year, according to a new study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers.

Climate change and giant Alberta fire’s legacy of anxiety

It’s been six years since the massive fire known as The Beast tore through Canada’s largest oil and gas hub, causing the costliest natural disaster in this country’s history.

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Earth Day 2022: Amidst the crises, don’t forget the beauty

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Public health in Pennsylvania ignored during fracking rush: Report

A new report outlines the alleged missteps in protecting Pennsylvanians from the health impacts of fracking.

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