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Perils of Climate Change Could Swamp Coastal Real Estate

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:00:48 GMT

Waves crashing over an experimental sea wall built to protect homes during high tide in Isle of Palms, S.C., last year.Homeowners are slowly growing wary of buying property in the areas most at risk, setting up a potential economic time bomb in an industry that is struggling to adapt.


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Japan Is Obsessed With Climate Change. Young People Don’t Get It.

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:49:27 GMT

Earth Parade 2015 in Tokyo, which was held to call attention to the fight against climate change.Because the country has to import most of its energy, an apparent drop in concern by Japanese young people alarms many government officials.


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Trump Has Options for Undoing Obama’s Climate Legacy

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:04:22 GMT

President Obama’s effort to reduce carbon emissions by coal-burning power plants could be undone when President-elect Donald J. Trump takes office in January.A little-known office under the control of the White House can keep some environmental regulations from taking effect, and the president can reverse rules not yet completed.


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A Forgotten Step in Saving African Wildlife: Protecting the Rangers

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:00:51 GMT

David Piroris, left, and Solomon Ngila of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy’s antipoaching dog unit in Kenya, training Maxo.Many park personnel, responsible for fending off poachers, go without basic necessities like boots, tents and health insurance. Some groups are trying to change that.


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Exxon Mobil Accuses the Rockefellers of a Climate Conspiracy

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 22:33:27 GMT

David Kaiser, is a fifth-generation Rockefeller and the head of a family fund fighting Exxon Mobil.The company, accused of scheming to deny the threat of climate change, has directed its fiercest return fire against the descendants of the company’s founder.


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Trump’s Climate Contrarian: Myron Ebell Takes On the E.P.A.

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 18:32:21 GMT

Myron EbellPresident-elect Donald J. Trump has vowed to dismantle President Obama’s climate change policies. In Mr. Ebell, he may have found his man.


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News Report on Global Temperatures Is Wrong, Scientists Say

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:33:47 GMT

A man suns on the beach in the Bronx in October. Scientists on Friday debunked a widely circulated report suggesting that recent temperature highs were unrelated to The report, which first appeared in The Daily Mail and Breitbart News, cited incomplete data and drew incorrect conclusions about climate change, according to experts.


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You’re Buying a Home. Have You Considered Climate Change?

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:19:59 GMT

Houses in Norfolk, Va., on waterfront property. Some have raised foundations to ward off flood damage.It’s a smart idea to consider the long-term implications of owning a home in damage-prone areas.


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Buzz Aldrin Is Evacuated From the South Pole After Falling Ill

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:23:33 GMT

Buzz Aldrin in Australia in November.The former astronaut and second man to walk on the moon was flown to a New Zealand hospital and was in “good spirits,” a tour operator said.


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Great Barrier Reef Threatened by Climate Change, Chemicals and Sediment

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:20:15 GMT

A scientist assessing coral mortality on a section of the Great Barrier Reef in an undated photograph. A new report from the Australian government paints a grim picture of the scale of protecting the 1,400-mile-long reef.An Australian government report to Unesco says the risks are well-managed, but it also paints a grim picture of the scale of protecting the area.


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