climate change

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg, of Sweden, addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly.
Jason DeCrow/AP Photo
AP News
September 23, 2019 - 7:43 pm
Scolded for doing little, leader after leader promised the United Nations on Monday to do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels.
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during his news conference.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
AP News
September 19, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels.
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Icebergs seen floating.
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Kim Glovas
September 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Scientists at NASA are issuing warnings about what the loss of sea ice in the polar ice caps means to the rest of us.
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Lingering smoke in the Amazon caused concern Tuesday among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems, particularly among children and the elderly, have increased as fires in the region rage.
Victor R. Caivano/ AP Photo
AP News
August 28, 2019 - 7:52 am
PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday that Latin America's Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by weeks of devastating fires. The Brazilian leader also escalated a deeply...
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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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