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January 4, 2017
The Gulf Stream carries warm water from the eastern coastline of the United States to regions of the North Atlantic Ocean. MUST CREDIT: Handout courtesy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Scientists say the global ocean circulation may be more vulnerable to shutdown than we thought
January 4, 2017 - 4:41pm
January 1, 2017
Cleveland, on the shores of Lake Erie, made progress on what could be the country's first freshwater offshore wind-turbines installation.
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Five U.S. cities at the forefront of the fight against climate change
January 1, 2017 - 8:44am
December 20, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the podium after speaking to journalists during his last news conference of the year at the White House in Washington, U.S., December 16, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Obama bans new oil, gas drilling off Alaska, part of Atlantic shore
December 20, 2016 - 3:26pm
December 19, 2016
The massive Big John dragline works to reshape the rocky landscape in some of the last sections to be mined for coal at the Hobet site in Boone County, W.Va., May 12, 2016. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst/File Photo
U.S. finalizes rule to protect waterways from coal mining; Trump likely to overturn it
December 19, 2016 - 3:22pm
December 13, 2016
An oil derrick is seen at a fracking site for extracting oil outside of Williston, N.D., March 11, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files
Fracking harms drinking water in 'some circumstances,' EPA concludes
December 13, 2016 - 3:35pm
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. The Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield, ND, estimated at 176,000 gallons
December 13, 2016 - 8:58am
December 11, 2016
An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont dÌUrville in East Antarctica January 23, 2010.      REUTERS/Pauline Askin
Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heat
December 11, 2016 - 5:00am
December 8, 2016
A giraffe stands on the outskirts of the Nogorongoro Crater National Park in Tanzania, Africa in September, 2006. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Nadja Brandt.
'Silent extinction': Giraffes listed as a vulnerable species after 30-year population plunge
December 8, 2016 - 12:43pm
December 1, 2016
Russ Stabler from the North Dakota Veterans Coordinating Council speaks Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at the West Fargo VFW about the veteran group calling themselves "Veterans Standing for Standing Rock" and their planned involvement with the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. Stabler said North Dakota veterans do not support the group's actions and remain neutral on the conflict.David Samson / The Forum
ND veterans leaders denounce national vets group plan to join pipeline protest
December 1, 2016 - 12:42pm
November 28, 2016
Pope Francis greets Stephen Hawking (R), theoretical physicist and cosmologist, during a meeting with the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican, November 28, 2016. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters
Pope urges world leaders not to hobble climate change pact
November 28, 2016 - 3:16pm
Solar panels sit on the roof of SunPower Corporation in Richmond, California March 18, 2010. REUTERS/Kim White/File Photo
Solar, wind industries hope years courting Republicans pays off under Trump
November 28, 2016 - 12:39pm
November 14, 2016
2016 'very likely' to be the hottest year on record, U.N. agency declares
November 14, 2016 - 1:16pm
November 7, 2016
Food tax could tackle climate change and save half a million lives - study
November 7, 2016 - 1:57pm
November 5, 2016
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at the 2016 IHS CERAWeek conference in Houston, Texas, on Feb. 24, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Matthew Busch.
Decades of toxic waste stranded as nuclear plants close out
November 5, 2016 - 10:52am
November 4, 2016
Villagers watch the sunset over a small lagoon near the village of Tangintebu on South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati May 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo
Paris climate pact enters into force, focus shifts to action
November 4, 2016 - 12:29pm