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October 15, 2018 - 6:02 pm
By Susan Scutti (CNN) — Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk. And because its main ingredient, barley, is sensitive to extreme drought and heat, climate change will cause undue pain for all who love their lager, new research...
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President Donald Trump crosses the South Lawn on his return to the White House, Saturday Oct. 13, 2018, in Washington, after a trip to Kentucky.
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October 15, 2018 - 7:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if it's manmade and suggests that the climate will "change back again." In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday night, Trump said he doesn't want to put the U.S...
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The laureates of the Nobel Prize in Economics displayed on the screen, William Nordhaus, left, and Paul Romer during a press conference at the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Monday Oct. 8, 2018.
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October 08, 2018 - 9:18 am
By David Keyton and Jim Heintz, Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two Americans won the Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for studying a pressing issue facing the global economy: how to deal with pollution and climate change and how to foster the innovation needed to tackle such problems. William...
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In this Oct. 26, 2015 file photo, fish swim over a patch of bleached coral in Hawaii's Kaneohe Bay off the island of Oahu.
AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File
October 08, 2018 - 7:56 am
By Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide...
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A non-partisan climate advocacy group kicked off an effort Monday near Temple's campus to get more millennial voters to the polls for the mid-terms
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 24, 2018 - 9:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday and student activists are gearing up to motivate millennials to get to the polls this November, with one of the key focuses being climate change. "Every day we're doing something to make sure that this mid-term election...
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Colin Pepper with Defend Our Future advocates for clean car standards.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
September 11, 2018 - 6:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The non-partisan climate advocacy group Defend Our Future rallied on Temple University's campus Tuesday to speak out about clean air standards that they say are an immediate threat to public health. "We're here today because the Trump administration is rolling back...
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Flora Cardoni, climate defender campaign director of PennEnvironment,speaks about climate change at a rally in Logan Circle.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
August 28, 2018 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Employees of the Environmental Protection Agency's Philadelphia office defied their own agency Tuesday, leading to a rally condemning the agency's current policies. A few dozen people braved the searing noon heat to gather in Logan Circle and urge action on climate...
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 In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
August 19, 2018 - 12:07 pm
As temperatures rise in the U.S. West, so do the flames. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hottest temperatures, an Associated Press analysis of fire and weather data found. As human-caused climate change has warmed the world over the past 35 years, the land...
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Ice melt near North pole due to the climate change
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August 07, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Euan McKirdy, CNN (CNN) -- Scientists are warning that a domino effect will kick in if global temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, leading to "hothouse" conditions and higher sea levels, making some areas on Earth uninhabitable. The report, "Trajectories of the Earth...
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