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WHO: Excessive air pollution affects 92 percent of people
GENEVA (AP) -- More than nine out of 10 people worldwide live in areas with excessive air pollution, contributing to strokes, heart disease, lung cancer and other problems, the World Health Organization said Tuesday....



DC appeals court set to hear Clean Power Plan case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal appeals court in Washington is set to hear arguments Tuesday in the legal fight over President Barack Obama's plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions....



Study: Earth's roughly warmest in about 100,000 years
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new study paints a picture of an Earth that is warmer than it has been in about 120,000 years, and is locked into eventually hitting its hottest mark in more than 2 million years....



Vietnamese fishermen sue Taiwan steel firm over fish deaths
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Hundreds of Vietnamese fishermen have filed claims seeking compensation from a Taiwanese steel company that acknowledged its toxic chemicals caused a massive fish kill, a local priest helping the fishermen said Tuesday....



Jupiter moon may have water plumes that shoot up 125 miles
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter's icy moons shooting up as high as 125 miles....



US not on track to meet 2025 carbon pollution cutting goal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study....



Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Baby lobsters might not be able to survive in the ocean's waters if the ocean continues to warm at the expected rate....



India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's prime minister said Sunday that his country will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change early next month....



SpaceX: Accident points to breach in rocket's helium system
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX said Friday that evidence points to a large breach in the rocket's helium system during a routine prelaunch test that turned into a devastating fireball three weeks ago....



California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it....