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  • Brazil makes progress on saving forests, Indonesia risks setbacks-report

    OSLO (Reuters) - Brazil has made good progress in safeguarding the Amazon rainforest but Indonesia's plans for its forests could face setbacks under a new government, a report commissioned by top forest aid donor Norway said on Monday. Norway, rich...
  • Small island states, facing rising seas, seek economic overhaul

    OSLO, August 25 (Reuters) - Small island states facing a "frightening" rise in sea levels will seek investments in everything from solar energy to fisheries to boost their economies at a U.N. summit next week. Leaders will meet in Samoa in the...
  • Rather than privatize, fix public schools

    I saw an Internet meme that asked the question, why is giving more money to public schools "throwing money" at the problem, but giving more money to charter schools and private schools is "investing" in the future? There are undoubtedly problems in...
  • Obama's policies put American firefighters at risk

    Each year, more than 3,000 wildfires burn about 130,000 acres across Florida, threatening the lives of Floridians, as well as their homes and businesses. The men and women of the Florida Forest Service, in partnership with local firefighters, bravely risk...
  • Long Island Sound's Ebb And Flow: Water Is Cleaner, But Warming Is New Threat

    Long Island Sound's Ebb And Flow: Water Is Cleaner, But Warming Is New Threat
    Long Island Sound has been Connecticut's connection to the world for centuries, a source of sustenance and solace that has helped define who we are as a state. This natural paradise also has become a sewer for our industrialized and urbanized society, a...
  • U.N. report draft: Deep emissions cuts needed by 2050 to limit warming

    U.N. report draft: Deep emissions cuts needed by 2050 to limit warming
    Deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions of 40 to 70 percent by mid-century will be needed to avert the worst of global warming that is already harming all continents, a draft U.N. report showed. The 26-page draft, obtained by Reuters on Thursday, sums...
  • Global warming has become normal climate to most

    Global warming has become normal climate to most
    Global warming has been going on for so long that most people were not even born the last time the Earth was cooler than average in 1985 in a shift that is altering perceptions of a "normal" climate, scientists said. "Because the last three decades have...
  • Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren

    Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren
    The discovery of a tiny microbe inside a rabbit's gut wooed Jennifer Holmgren away from the company where she had worked for 23 years and into the arms of a little known startup, LanzaTech New Zealand Limited. This wasn't just any microbe. Inside a test...
  • Democratic bill would slow California's effort to curb climate change

    Democratic bill would slow California's effort to curb climate change
    Political-economic fights at the Capitol never really end. They just morph into new incarnations. Take, for example, the eight-year battle among industry, environmentalists and the administrations of Govs. Arnold Schwarzenegger and successor Jerry Brown...
  • Michael Mann: Public opinion critical for climate change fight

    If it's seemed warm to you of late, you'd be right. It is warm — in southeastern Pennsylvania, throughout the state and around the world. May 2014 was the warmest May on record on the planet, as noted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Obama's economic advisors warn against delays on greenhouse gases

    Delaying action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change could damage the U.S. economy, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by the White House's Council of Economic Advisers. The council estimated that the eventual cost of...