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Climate crisis is speeding the water cycle, satellite data reveals

“This higher amount of water circulating in the atmosphere could also explain the increase in rainfall that is being detected in some polar areas, where the fact that it is raining instead of snowing is speeding up the melting."

Climate crisis: What we can learn from indigenous traditions

By ignoring what Indigenous people know about how to protect their forests, we lose potential solutions to the climate crisis.

Hurricane Michael pummels communities in Florida, a state led by a...

It is the third most powerful storm to ever hit the U.S. mainland, and meteorologists say it is supercharged by warmer-than-usual water in the Gulf of Mexico.

Jerry Brown didn’t invite grassroots activists to his Climate Summit –...

The youth, indigenous, and climate and environmental justice groups gathered that morning were largely excluded from official programming. So, they created their own.

The 19th-century tumult over climate change – and why it matters...

“People don’t know how to have a dialogue any more.” My hope is that the case of 19th-century climatology will remind us what a genuine dialogue looks like.

Across all seven continents, #RiseForClimate actions demand elected leaders commit to...

"We won't stop until we've won a 100 percent clean and renewable energy economy that protects our planet, livelihoods, and democracy."

Air pollution shortens human life by one year, on average

"Indeed, the near- and long-term health benefits of cleaner and more efficient energy use are one of the best co-benefits of tackling climate change, as we will lead healthier and longer lives."

Exclusive: Shell took 16 years to warn shareholders of climate risks,...

It took the company much longer to overtly tell its shareholders of the financial risk climate policy and the impacts of global warming posed to their investments.

Three failing experiments?

Mine, America’s, and humanity’s.

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Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.

When US officials show you who they are, believe them

"When someone shows you who they are,” Maya Angelou said, “believe them the first time."

As boycott grows, Ocasio-Cortez says Netanyahu invitation ‘should be revoked’

AOC is urging Democratic and Republican leaders to withdraw their invitation for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at a joint meeting of Congress next month.

Global surge in attacks on education: 6,000 incidents in two years

GCPEA report reveals escalating violence against schools and universities amid global conflicts.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.