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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:03:00 -0400Californians are saving less and less water as the state enters what may be its sixth year of drought, in part because they say they're hearing a less-than-clear message about the drought.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:16:00 -0400Seven defendants who occupied Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge stand accused of conspiracy, theft of government property and illegally carrying firearms. Among them are Ammon and Ryan Bundy.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:41:00 -0400Pesticides called "neonics" are popular among farmers, but also have been blamed for killing bees. In Canada, the province of Ontario is trying to crack down on neonics, with mixed results.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 04:18:00 -0400Amy Goodman will not face criminal charges for her coverage of an oil pipeline protest in North Dakota last month. Prosecutors say they may still bring charges later.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:03:00 -0400Presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have very different views on energy and climate change. In our series, What's The Issue, we find out just how much they differ.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:39:00 -0400More rain is expected for Washington state and Oregon on Sunday, after a storm downed trees and flooded roads across the region.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:04:28 -0400Countries around the world have agreed to limit the type of greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons. Andrew Light of the World Resources Institute talks about what it means for climate change.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 09:37:00 -0400More than 150 countries have reached a major agreement in Kigali, Rwanda to reduce emissions of a powerful chemical used in refrigeration and air conditioning that traps heat in Earth's atmosphere.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 08:19:28 -0400Reducing food waste is complicated, but the clearest success story may be the United Kingdom, where households cut the amount of food they wasted by about 20 percent.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:49:35 -0400South Carolina residents are facing flooding prompted by Hurricane Matthew's heavy rainfall in North Carolina last week. The floodwaters have causing widespread damage in riverside cities and towns.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:15:00 -0400The long-postponed vote, which was most recently canceled because of Hurricane Matthew, will be held November 20. Haiti's interim president has already outstayed his mandate to be in office.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:04:00 -0400The federal government says higher fuel prices and colder weather will add up to a steeper bill than last year for consumers heating their homes this winter.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:40:00 -0400The Category 3 storm has maximum sustained winds of 125 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center calls it "extremely dangerous."
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0400American farmers receive billions of dollars each year in "conservation payments" that are intended to protect the environment. Some environmentalists say the payments deserve scrutiny — and reform.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:08:00 -0400On Tuesday, activists targeted five pipelines carrying crude oil into the U.S. from Canada, as construction resumed on a North Dakota pipeline.