November 2, 2018

Facing Climate Change, Cities Trade Sea Walls for Parks

Protecting coastal areas from storms and sea level rise has often meant relying on sea walls. Now, more city planners are considering natural solutions like waterfront parks and wetlands that channel the water rather than trying to fight it. Pew's Stateline looked at some of the projects underway.

November 1, 2018

How GM Made 'Everyone in Washington Mad'

GM managed to upset environmental groups, politicians, the auto industry and others with its announcement that it supports establishing a national program modeled after California's zero-emissions vehicle program, E&E News reports.

Historic Flooding in Italy: Rooted in Climate Change

At least 11 people have reportedly died due to widespread flooding in Italy that some are linking to climate change. Venice's coastal location has made it—and it's historic artifacts—particularly vulnerable to flooding from sea level rise.

October 31, 2018

The Climate Crisis Beneath the Waves

In the last few decades, the world's oceans have undergone unprecedented warming. Driven by these warming waters, marine life is on the move. Changes in the water have ripple effects on land, affecting industry and worker livelihoods, too. A new series from Reuters explores the climate change effects in the world's ocean.

October 30, 2018

This is the 'Last Generation' that Can Save Nature, WWF Says

Global wildlife populations have fallen by 60 percent in just over four decades, the World Wildlife Fund says in a new report. It identified accelerating pollution, deforestation, climate change and other manmade factors as causes of the rapid population decline.

Study: Natural Gas, Wind and Solar Are the Cheapest Power Generation

A new study finds that natural gas and renewable energy options are the cheapest ways to generate electric power when environmental factors are considered, with wind the cheapest across the Central Plains and Appalachian Mountains and solar leading in the Southwest. The study was released as the White House continues to consider bailing out coal and nuclear.

October 29, 2018

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