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In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 08:39 AM EDT

2020 Hopeful Inslee Touts $9T Climate Plan as Economic Boom

2020 Hopeful Inslee Touts $9T Climate Plan as Economic Boom

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is pitching a $9 trillion-plus climate action plan that he touts as an economic renaissance and scientific necessity, putting the Washington governor at the forefront...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 07:55 AM EDT

Many Online Climate Change Lessons Are Actually Junk

Many Online Climate Change Lessons Are Actually Junk

When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 02:07 PM EDT

Carbon Dioxide Reaches Levels Not Seen in 3 Million Years

Carbon Dioxide Reaches Levels Not Seen in 3 Million Years

This weekend, Earth's atmosphere had a concentration of carbon dioxide last seen more than 3 million years ago, before humans had evolved, NBC News reported. The greenhouse gas was detected at 415 parts per...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 07:32 AM EDT

Is Sea Rise Wrecking Coastal Home Values? The Answer: Maybe

Is Sea Rise Wrecking Coastal Home Values? The Answer: Maybe

For sale: waterfront property with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Waves erode beach regularly. Flooding gets worse every year. Saltwater damage to lawn. Asking price: anyone's guess. Some research...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 06:47 PM EDT

De Blasio Holds Green New Deal Rally at Trump Tower

De Blasio Holds Green New Deal Rally at Trump Tower

Mayor Bill de Blasio scheduled a rally Monday morning at President Donald Trump’s doorsteps — right in the lobby of Trump Tower — to promote the city's Green New Deal which aims to make the city carbon-neutral...

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House Judiciary Chairman Nadler Nearly Faints at NYC Event
House Judiciary Chairman Nadler Nearly Faints at NYC Event

Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler appeared weak and on the verge of passing out at a presser held by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday morning in Manhattan.

Blonds in Surgical Masks With Guns Stick Up NYC Social Club
Blonds in Surgical Masks With Guns Stick Up NYC Social Club

A motley crew of robbers wearing blond wigs, surgical masks and brandishing guns made off with almost $50,000 in a Tuesday heist.

Student With Autism Missing, Seen Running on Highway: NYPD
Student With Autism Missing, Seen Running on Highway: NYPD

A New York student with autism has gone missing, and police say he was last seen running on the West Side Highway.

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5 Dead in Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Tied to 1 NJ County
5 Dead in Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Tied to 1 NJ County

Five people have died in an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, a bacteria-triggered form of pneumonia, that is connected to a single New Jersey county, health officials said Friday.

These 4 Babies Are Actors in a Tony-Nominated Broadway Play
These 4 Babies Are Actors in a Tony-Nominated Broadway Play

They might still be in diapers, but four babies are proving it's never too early to make your Broadway debut.