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Hawaii responds to global warming threat against Waikiki beach

Hawaii responds to global warming threat against Waikiki beach

Climate scientists have issued frequent warning about the effects of rising sea levels from global warming on cities such as Miami and New York. But among the first places in the U.S. that may suffer the effects of climate change could be Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, according to a 2017 report by the... read more

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Smokestacks [CREDIT: Global Climate Budget 2018]

UN global climate report restores hope, lays out roadmap

A new UN report on global climate change isn't quite as dire as one it issued last October. That special report on warming of 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit (1.5 degrees Celsius)... read more March 19, 2019 by


 
Hurricane Florence approaches U.S. East Coast Sept. 12, 2018

Green New Deal introduced to Congress aims to cut emissions, create jobs

Until now, the Green New Deal proposed by various Congressional Democrats has been mostly a theory—the idea that a concerted national push, with significant federal... read more February 8, 2019 by


 
Path projection system for self-driving cars

Dyson gets serious, charging with AI, Ghosn resigns: Today's Car News

Americans are taking climate change more seriously, and a majority think the government should do something about it, two new studies show. A startup company thinks it has a... read more January 24, 2019 by


 
Hurricane Florence approaches U.S. East Coast Sept. 12, 2018

Most Americans plan action to alleviate climate change

There's nothing like hitting people where they live to goad them into action. After a year of record fires in California and floods in Texas and on the East Coast, more... read more January 24, 2019 by


 
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Will climate talks bring real progress? Twitter poll results

Last month, world leaders met in Poland to agree on the next steps in measuring and limiting climate change. Despite the U.S., Australia, Russia, Saudi Arabia and others... read more December 27, 2018 by


 
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Will climate talks bring real progress? Take our Twitter poll

Last weekend, climate talks in Poland wrapped up by scraping a length of thorns off the Paris-agreement rose stem. Global leaders de-thorned issues as sharp as how nations... read more December 18, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

Toyota Prius AWD-e drive, Hyundai fuel cells, CO2 fines, Audi cameras: Today's Car News

We have a first chance to drive the new all-wheel-drive Prius AWD-e. Hyundai plans to build more fuel cells, but not necessarily for cars. Automakers face big fines for... read more December 13, 2018 by


 
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Automakers face big fines in Europe for missing CO2 targets

As global leaders meet in Poland to hammer out details about how to meet Paris Climate Accord targets, a new study shows that European automakers aren't introducing electric... read more December 13, 2018 by


 
Rivian R1T electric pickup concept

Electric-car and climate-change tipping points, Prius details, Audi e-tron drive: The Week in Reverse

Which automaker made a commitment to end gas engine production (eventually)? What electric car may finally have gotten a name? This is our look back at the Week In... read more December 8, 2018 by


 
Rivian S1T, 2018 LA Auto Show

Audi e-tron first drive, how to buy a Rivian, Toyota Prius AWD-e tech: Today's Car News

We had the first chance to drive the new electric Audi e-tron quattro SUV. Startup electric truck-maker Rivian says it plans to follow Tesla's lead in selling cars directly... read more December 7, 2018 by


 
Hurricane Florence approaches U.S. East Coast Sept. 12, 2018

Latest climate study says it's already too late

Sit down before you read this. Good. With all the dire warnings about climate-change coming from the most recent studies—from the Fourth National Climate Assessment... read more December 3, 2018 by


 
Hurricane Florence approaches U.S. East Coast Sept. 12, 2018

Black Friday report shows climate change already very expensive in U.S.

A long-awaited climate report that the Trump administration released on Black Friday reportedly in an attempt to bury the news, shows that climate change is already having a... read more November 26, 2018 by


 
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At climate talks, Trump team plans to promote coal

At climate talks scheduled for next month, where nations are expected to set up rules to follow to meet targets set out in the Paris Climate Accord in 2015, the Trump... read more November 23, 2018 by


 
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Oil interests lobby against carbon tax before it even gets proposed

Those who make big money off oil interests are wasting no time nipping a new carbon tax in the bud. Before such a proposal ever reaches Congress, a coalition of conservative... read more July 11, 2018 by


 
Chrome exhaust pipe

An Earth Day question: When will we see 'tailpipes' on cars as morally wrong?

With automotive emissions regulations again coming under political pressure, we thought we'd re run this Earth Day question from 2014 in an attempt to answer the question... read more April 22, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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