Oregon's wildfire risk map emerges as new climate flashpoint

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A new map in Oregon that rated the wildfire risk of every tax lot in the state — labeling nearly 80,000 structures as high-risk — generated so much pushback from angry...

The Climate Cult Is Eager To Take Advantage Of Europe's Energy Crisis

The Climate Cult Is Eager To Take Advantage Of Europe's Energy Crisis The climate cult never sleeps, and when they see a nations in crisis they are always quick to try to exploit the...

Risks of climate change catastrophe needs greater study, researchers warn

Political leaders and climate activists often say that human-caused climate change presents an existential threat to humanity, or could lead to a global catastrophe, but this is rarely defined....

Americans haven't built for mitigating climate risks

In the past week, floods, heat waves and wildfires across the U.S. have killed dozens and reshaped entire communities from Kentucky to northern California. Why it matters: This summer has...

Chances of climate catastrophe are ignored, scientists say

Experts are ignoring the worst possible climate change catastrophic scenarios, including collapse of society or the potential extinction of humans, however unlikely, a group of top scientists...

Living With Climate Change: Flash floods, like in Las Vegas, are deadlier than hurricanes, tornadoes or lightning

More people die in flash floods in the U.S. each year than from tornadoes, hurricanes or lightning. Heavy downpours drenched Las Vegas on Thursday night, sending water gushing into casinos....

Global warming made UK heat wave at least 10 times more likely, and far hotter

Human-caused climate change tipped the scale dramatically in favor of the record-shattering U.K. heat wave that struck the country last week, a new study concludes.Why it matters: Extreme weather...

Climate change is already fueling global migration. The world isn't ready to meet people's changing needs, experts say

A report by the United Nations top body of climate scientists estimates that over the next 30 years, 143 million people will likely to be uprooted by rising seas, drought, searing temperatures and...

Hidden Menace: Massive methane leaks speed up climate change

LENORAH, Texas (AP) — To the naked eye, the Mako Compressor Station outside the dusty West Texas crossroads of Lenorah appears unremarkable, similar to tens of thousands of oil and gas operations...

Banks far from hitting Paris climate targets, groups warn

The world’s most influential banks need to substantially accelerate climate efforts if global temperature rise is to be kept within the livability targets of the Paris Agreement, an assessment...

For climate migrants in Bangladesh, town offers new life

MONGLA, Bangladesh (AP) — The 29-year-old Monira Khatun was devastated after her husband abandoned her suddenly. She returned to her father only to face another blow: He died soon after, leaving...

Oil-funded Rockefeller Foundation centers fight for climate

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockefeller Foundation, created with wealth generated from the oil industry more than a century ago, plans to make the fight against climate change central to all of its work,...

Explainer-What's causing the recent U.S. heat waves?

By Daniel Trotta - Much of the United States will experience another heat wave this week, with above-normal temperatures forecast for the Pacific Northwest, Southern Plains and the Lower...

Explainer-What is behind the heat waves affecting the United States?

By Daniel Trotta - Virtually all the contiguous United States experienced above normal temperatures in the past week, with more dangerously hot weather forecast. The U.S. heat wave followed...

The extreme heat waves continents apart are intricately connected, scientists say

Two heat waves an ocean apart are inextricably linked.Why it matters: These kinds of interconnected heat waves could become even more extreme in the future, as human-caused climate change affects...

Explainer-How climate change drives heatwaves and wildfires in Europe

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS - Europe is in the grip of a record-breaking heatwave and wildfires are raging across the Mediterranean. Here's how climate change drives these events. HOTTER, MORE...

Record temperatures scorch Europe, as wildfires rage across south

By Kylie MacLellan and Emma Pinedo LONDON/MADRID - Britain was forecast to see temperatures hit 40C (104F) for the first time on Tuesday after logging its warmest night on record, while wildfires...

Scientists dismay as European heat eave validates their predictions

The heat wave wreaking havoc on Western Europe signals the arrival of a new era: extreme heat events that would have been virtually impossible without human-caused global warming are now a deadly...

Climate Change Dictates Are Self Destructive

Climate Change Dictates Are Self Destructive - But Also Part Of A Bigger Agenda For many years we have been anticipating the implementation of far reaching and transformative...

House Republicans offer energy and climate plan that would boost fossil fuels, hydropower

The plan was developed by a task force established by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. The strategy provides a broad overview of how the party would address high energy prices but...

Why climate change is likely to cause more devastating tornadoes

Climate change will likely increase the frequency and severity of tornadoes, according to climate scientists.

Wall Street hits new highs on infrastructure deal

The S&P 500 closed above 4,700 for the first time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added over 100 points, to close at 36,432. The $1 trillion bill, formally called the Investing in Infrastructure...

Bomb cyclones, atmospheric rivers, tornadoes and nor'easters: extreme weather strikes the U.S. coast to coast

These storm systems have amazed meteorologists and, not surprisingly, are consistent with what climate scientists expect from a warming planet​​.

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