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Fox News' Brian Kilmeade Calls Man-Made Climate Change A 'Point Of View'

Fox News' Brian Kilmeade Calls Man-Made Climate Change A 'Point Of View'The co-hosts of "Fox & Friends" predictably were full of praise Monday for



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Trump's Top Economic Aide On Dire UN Climate Change Report: No Need To 'Panic'

Trump's Top Economic Aide On Dire UN Climate Change Report: No Need To 'Panic'President Donald Trump's top economic adviser on Sunday brushed off the dire



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Donald Trump Casts Doubt On New UN Report That Sounds Climate Change Alarm

Donald Trump Casts Doubt On New UN Report That Sounds Climate Change AlarmPresident Donald Trump sounded skeptical about the United Nation's dire new



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Yahoo News Explains: Why we’re closer to climate catastrophe than we thought

Yahoo News Explains: Why we’re closer to climate catastrophe than we thoughtThe planet is even closer to catastrophe than scientists previously predicted, according to a new report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report, that took 3 years to create and included 91 authors from 40 countries, says the planet will reach the crucial threshold of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels as early as 2040. Scientists predict that any higher than 1.5°C and the effects will be irreversible.  “There is extreme urgency and countries were giving their pledges after the Paris agreement and so far, the progress has not been good enough,” said World Meteorological Organizations secretary, Petteri Taalas.



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Trump's future-be-damned climate change policy

Trump's future-be-damned climate change policyYahoo's Jerry Adler examines the Trump administration's so-what climate change policy.



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Trump’s NAFTA Revision Ignores Climate Change, Bolsters Oil And Gas Industries

Trump’s NAFTA Revision Ignores Climate Change, Bolsters Oil And Gas IndustriesPresident Donald Trump's deal to tweak the trade agreement among the United



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Ex-UN climate chief to face sexual assault trial

Ex-UN climate chief to face sexual assault trialFormer UN climate panel chief Rajendra Pachauri will stand trial in a sexual assault and harassment case three years after an employee accused him of inappropriate conduct, a lawyer said Friday. Pachauri, 78, has been charged under various counts including sexual assault, harassment and criminal intimidation, according to the complainant’s lawyer. “After examining the charges and hearing arguments from the counsels, the court came to the conclusion that prima facie there is evidence to put him (Pachauri) to trial,” Prashant Mendiratta told AFP.



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Jerry Brown Calls Trump A 'Liar, Criminal, Fool' On Climate Change

Jerry Brown Calls Trump A 'Liar, Criminal, Fool' On Climate ChangeCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown bashed President Donald Trump's record on the



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Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: expertsRecord typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all and images of the destruction caused have been beamed around the world. More than 220 died in floods in July mainly because “less than one percent of people affected by local evacuation recommendations actually went to the shelters, thinking that there would not be a problem,” notes Jean-Francois Heimburger, an expert on natural disasters in the country. Unlike in other countries, even the highest levels of evacuation orders in Japan are not compulsory and the vast majority of people ignore them.



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EPA Proposes Gutting Obama’s Signature Climate Rule To Lower Power Plant Pollution

EPA Proposes Gutting Obama’s Signature Climate Rule To Lower Power Plant PollutionThe Trump administration proposed its replacement Tuesday to gut a



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