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This Aug. 15, 2019 satellite image from Maxar Technologies shows closeup view of a fire southwest of Porto Velho Brazil. Brazil's National Institute for Space Research, a federal agency monitoring deforestation and wildfires, said the country has seen a r
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 6:28 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation. The growing threat to what some call "the lungs of the planet" has...
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President Donald Trump
Keith Srakocic/AP
August 13, 2019 - 7:05 pm
MONACA, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for a major manufacturing complex in western Pennsylvania in his latest effort to reinvigorate the Rust Belt support that sent him to the White House. He was cheered on by fluorescent-vest-clad workers who were paid to attend...
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In this Aug. 9, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is showcasing the growing effort to capitalize on western Pennsylvania’s natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
August 13, 2019 - 6:59 am
By Jill Colvin and Josh Boak, Associated Press BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Trying to hold support in the manufacturing towns that helped him win the White House in 2016, President Donald Trump is showcasing growing efforts to capitalize on western Pennsylvania's natural gas deposits by turning...
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People enjoy the sun and the fountains of the Trocadero gardens in Paris, Thursday July 25, 2019, when a new all-time high temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius (108.7 F) hit the French capital.
Rafael Yaghobzadeh/AP Photo
August 02, 2019 - 8:19 am
By Mike Corder, Associated Press AMSTERDAM (AP) — The heat wave that smashed temperature records in Western Europe last month was made more intense by man-made climate change, according to a study published Friday. The rapid study by a respected team of European scientists points to an array of...
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On a broiling mid-July afternoon, three activists from EQAT (pronounced "equate") were arrested for unfurling a banner from the roof of PECO's headquarters on Market Street declaring, "Climate is changing — Why isn't PECO?"
Courtesy of Kaytee Ray-Riek, EQAT
Rasa Kaye
August 01, 2019 - 10:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Earth Quaker Action Team is turning up the heat on PECO. On a broiling mid-July afternoon, three activists from EQAT (pronounced "equate") were arrested for unfurling a banner from the roof of PECO's headquarters on Market Street declaring, "Climate is changing — Why...
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Staying cool in a heat wave
CNN, KFMB, KCCI
July 26, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Eliza Mackintosh and Ivana Kottasová, CNN (CNN) — Forget Brexit — when Queen Elizabeth was snapped in a photo op with Britain's new Prime Minister this week amid record temperatures, all anyone could talk about was her Dyson fan pictured in the background. "The Queen must be feeling the heat...
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In older Eastern US cities, nine times as much natural gas is leaking out of pipelines, homes than federal government had thought.
Eric Kort/University of Michigan via AP
July 22, 2019 - 5:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Older U.S. east coast cities are leaking nine times as much natural gas into the air — from homes or pipes heading into houses — than the federal government had thought, a new airborne monitoring study finds. It's probably not a safety problem because what's coming out doesn't...
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Molly Daly
July 21, 2019 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As much of the U.S. swelters in dangerously hot temperatures, scientists say they expect heat waves to become more frequent, and a distinguished climate scientist gave insight how a warming planet is affecting our weather. Michael Mann, director of the Penn State...
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Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
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July 05, 2019 - 7:13 am
By Monica Garrett and Susan Scutti (CNN) — Alaska's heat wave continued through Independence Day, and in Anchorage, the temperatures shattered an all-time record. The temperature at the airport was 90 degrees Thursday, besting June 14, 1969, for the highest mark ever reached in the state, according...
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DiCaprio is joining with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth to create Earth Alliance, a new nonprofit charged with tackling climate change and the loss of biodiversity.
Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File
July 02, 2019 - 4:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio is joining with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth to create a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse charged with tackling climate change and the loss of biodiversity. The new organization, Earth Alliance, "will work...
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