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US scientists contradict Trump's climate claims

As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods.

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Larry J. Schweiger: Controlling climate pollution in Pennsylvania

Anyone witnessing record-breaking fires, unprecedented floods, and droughts can see we are facing a climate crisis.

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Zimbabwe: Rural women adopt small grains to mitigate climate change effects

Grappling with hunger and food insecurity is one of the major challenges that global communities, and Zimbabwe in particular, have been experiencing since the 1990s.
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Greenland's ice melting faster than at any time in past 12,000 years

Greenland's ice is starting to melt faster than at any time in the past 12,000 years, research has shown, which will raise sea levels and could have a marked impact on ocean currents.

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How scientists can attribute parts of 2020’s hurricanes and wildfires to climate change

Back in 2017, record-breaking hurricanes like Maria and wildfires like Tubbs hammered the United States. But the specific role of long-term global warming was a tentative part of the discussion, with scientists speaking of it cautiously, in broad strokes.

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Arizona lawmakers denounce Trump rollback of clean car standards

As an election that many call pivotal for climate action grows nearer, a group of Arizona lawmakers denounced the Trump administration's rollback of the U.S. clean car standards at a virtual news conference hosted by the Sierra Club.

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6 ways the Trump presidency has impacted the building industry

From environmental rollbacks to tariffs, these policies have directly and indirectly influenced the architecture, engineering, and construction trades.

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Brazil's Bolsonaro slams Biden for 'coward threats' over Amazon

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reacted angrily on Wednesday to U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's call for a world effort to offer Brazil $20 billion to end Amazon deforestation or face unspecified "economic consequences."