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Climate activist's fight against 'terrorism' sentence could impact the future of protests

A climate activist jailed for damaging an oil pipeline is appealing after prosecutors had her sentence increased through a so-called "terrorism enhancement." → Read More

Biden to sign executive order protecting old-growth forests on federal lands

President Biden will sign an executive order calling to protect old-growth forests, strengthen reforestation initiatives and take steps to protect forests from fires. → Read More

Video game companies take steps to tackle environmental issues

As calls to tackle climate change get increasingly urgent, the video game industry is looking for ways to tackle its environmental footprint and use games to engage. → Read More

Emissions must peak by 2025 to prevent disastrous climate change effects, according to new UN climate report

The United Nations climate panel is warning that existing fossil fuel infrastructure will need to be abandoned in order to limit global warming to safe levels. → Read More

How New York City is preparing for expected rising sea levels from climate change

A NOAA report says that sea levels are expected to rise by up to a foot by 2050. This is how New York City is preparing for it. → Read More

New York City looks to lower greenhouse gas emissions by improving public housing

The city is piloting heat pumps instead of older boilers. → Read More

Bitcoin operation ignites debate around the waste from coal mining in Pennsylvania

One bitcoin mining operation has found a solution to the huge amount of energy needed to keep it running -- burning the leftover material from Pennsylvania coal mining. → Read More

Experts say climate impact is a question mark if space tourism takes off

As companies like Blue Origin, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic say they want to expand private space travel, experts say they want more data on the impact on the climate. → Read More

What you need to know about the COP26 climate summit

World leaders are set to meet in the COP26 summit that has been called the "last best chance" to prevent worsening impacts of climate change. → Read More

Biden to restore boundaries of Bears Ears, other monuments shrunk by Trump

President Joe Biden will announce Friday he is restoring the original boundaries of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante national monuments. → Read More

'We've got to speed it up': Top US climate negotiator John Kerry says ahead of Glasgow summit

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry says all countries need to speed up their efforts to reduce emissions and limit the impacts of climate change. → Read More

Line 3 pipeline resistance continues as activists ask Biden admin to shutdown project

If completed and fully operational, the line will be able to carry 760,000 barrels a day of Canadian oil from North Dakota to Wisconsin. → Read More

Homes previously considered as less at risk of flooding face new danger due to climate change

Millions of Americans across the country faced devastating flooding from Hurricane Ida this week and are grappling with the risks a new reality poses to their homes. With more humans building into nature, the fragile interface between weather extremes and the comfort of our homes is becoming more frequent. More than ever, it's clear that climate change is impacting everywhere we live. Climate… → Read More

'Ticking time bomb': PFAS chemicals in drinking water alarm scientists over health risks

Greater detection of toxic PFAS chemicals in drinking water systems nationwide has alarmed state and local leaders and prompted Congress to seek urgent action from EPA. → Read More

'Unequivocal' that human influence has warmed the planet, UN climate panel finds

A United Nations climate panel said in no uncertain terms that the world is seeing severe impacts of climate change that will continue to worsen as the planet warms. → Read More

Biden touts electric vehicle goals as boon for climate, economy and jobs

President Biden on Thursday announced plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks, including goals to sell more electric vehicles by 2030. → Read More

Maryland wildlife refuge fights to protect American history from climate change

In Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge officials are working to protect sensitive ecosystems and important sites in American history from the impact of climate change. → Read More

CDC panel to discuss myocarditis reports in young people after COVID-19 vaccines

A CDC advisory panel is set to discuss reports of heart inflammation cases in young people after getting the COVID-19 vaccine in an emergency meeting next week. → Read More

Police did not clear Lafayette Park area so Trump could hold 'Bible' photo op: Watchdog

U.S. Park Police learned of Trump's interest in surveying the site as they began planning to clear the area to put up new fencing, according to a new watchdog report. → Read More

Fauci warns COVID-19 variant 1st detected in India still a threat to US

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the COVID-19 variant that originated in India could still spread in the U.S. unless more Americans get vaccinated. → Read More