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Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Conservation plan to cut America’s oil, gas and coal emissions

AP sources: Biden to pause oil drilling on public lands

Biden administration hopes to reverse Trump policies, address climate change

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

Jeff Bezos says he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to start the Bezos Earth Fund, which will fight climate change.

UN official concerned, hopeful on climate change

A manager in the U.N. Climate Change secretariat who helped write a new report on the subject, said the grueling work by the volunteer authors was "like a dentist's appointment for six days" and left her with both concerns and hopes that people will unite and respond to the threats of climate change.

Trump’s UN ambassador nominee faces tough questions on climate change, credentials

President Donald Trump's nominee for ambassador to the United Nations faced tough questions during her Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday on the international body, climate change, her top priorities and limited of diplomatic experience.

In hot water? Study says warming may reduce sea life by 17%

A new study says the world's oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of its fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path.

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral

New Zealand's government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill that aims to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050 while giving some leeway to farmers.

Eiffel Tower goes dark in reminder about climate

The City of Lights has turned off the Eiffel Tower's nightly twinkle to mark Earth Hour, a worldwide campaign to urge more action against climate change.

US Judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate worries

A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles in Wyoming and says the government must consider the cumulative climate change impact of leasing public lands across the U.S. for oil and gas exploration.

Students organize climate change protest

Students all around the world are protesting climate change.

San Francisco marchers demand climate action

Hundreds of teenagers and young children holding their parents' hands are marching through downtown San Francisco to demand action against climate change.

School lessons increasingly a target for climate skeptics

As climate change becomes a hotter topic in American classrooms, politicians around the country are pushing back against the scientific consensus that global warming is real and man-made.

Climate change means more floods, great and localized

The growing realization that ever-more ferocious storms are becoming more common as the result of global warming is forcing government officials to revisit how they respond to natural disasters.

High heat but no record: 2018 was 4th warmest year on Earth

A new analysis shows that while Earth was a tad cooler last year than the last couple of years, it was still the fourth warmest year on record.

Trump dismantling US climate efforts as warnings grow dire

President Donald Trump has moved steadily to dismantle his predecessors' efforts against climate-changing coal, oil and gas emissions, even as warnings grow that climate change will have a devastating impact on the U.S. economy as well as the Earth.

UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning

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 little hope the world will rise to the challenge.

Climate change discussion to be held in Frankfort Monday evening

Lane E. Boldman, Executive Director of the Kentucky Conservation Committee, will discuss "Climate Change: Impact on Kentucky and the World" at a program in Frankfort on Monday.

In climate bid, Obama expands steps to cut refrigerants

President Barack Obama is ordering new steps to reduce refrigerants that contribute to climate change as he works to secure a global climate treaty.

Appeals court tosses suits challenging climate change plan

A federal appeals court has thrown out a pair of lawsuits challenging the Obama administration's plan to address climate change.

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