Stories tagged: "climate change"


President Donald Trump speaking at a campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on August 2, 2018. (Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.com)
Climate Change Will Make Pandemics More Likely. Here Are 8 Times Trump Denied It Exists.

Research from Harvard found exposure to air pollution makes it more likely that patients will die from the coronavirus.

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Trump and His EPA Are ‘Using the Coronavirus as Cover’ to Gut Rules Against Climate Change

Environmental experts say these actions represent nothing less than a generous handout to polluters at the expense of regular Americans, particularly communities of color and children.

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The Earth’s Air Quality is Getting A Lot Better As People Stay Home

Researchers are tracking dramatic drops in traditional air pollutants, such as nitrogen dioxide, smog and tiny particles. These types of pollution kill up to 7 million people a year worldwide, according to Health Effects Institute president Dan Greenbaum.

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Trump Administration Added Climate Denial Language to a Bunch of Scientific Reports

A 2017 study led by a researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research — like many studies before it — found that climate change would hurt crops, not help them.

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Mayor Pete’s Out and Biden Surges Out of S.C.: Your News For Today

Plus, at least nine scientific reports from the Interior Department contained misleading language about climate change.

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This Racist Housing Policy Has Worsened the Effects of Climate Change in Philly’s Poorest Communities

The city's once-redlined neighborhoods are nearly 10 degrees warmer than their highest-rated, non-redlined counterparts, a new study shows.

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The Great Lakes are experiencing record water levels. It’s only going to get worse.

Experts say levels will be higher at the start of the new year than they were in 2019.