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Bold Bill to Cut California Emissions Sets Off Fierce Battle

published about 5 hours ago
Bold Bill to Cut California Emissions Sets Off Fierce Battle
The state is caught up in a clash between oil and environmental interests, and the issues are so thorny that even Democratic leaders are on opposing sides.

Dot Earth Blog: An Expedition Reveals Stunning Biological Wealth in a Bolivian Park That May Be Opened to Drilling

published 1 day ago
Dot Earth Blog: An Expedition Reveals Stunning Biological Wealth in a Bolivian Park That May Be Opened to Drilling
Ten thousand moths species are just one indicator of the biological richness being documented in a Bolivian park.

Political Memo: Obama Takes Climate Message to Alaska, Where Change Is Rapid

published 1 day ago
Political Memo: Obama Takes Climate Message to Alaska, Where Change Is Rapid
On the third day of his visit to Alaska, President Obama delivered promises of new aid for Arctic communities whose shorelines and infrastructure are crumbling because of rising temperatures.

Paring His Bucket List, Obama Relishes Hiking at an Alaskan Glacier

published 2 days ago
Paring His Bucket List, Obama Relishes Hiking at an Alaskan Glacier
President Obama is in legacy-building mode here in Alaska, where he has come to talk about the rapidly unfolding effects of climate change and the urgent need to address it.