EMERGING CLIMATE ACCORD COULD PUSH A/C OUT OF SWELTERING INDIA’S REACH...

Air-conditioning units in New Delhi. Credit Roberto Schmidt/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

 

DELHI — A thrill goes down Lane 12, C Block, Kamalpur every time another working-class family brings home its first air-conditioner. Switched on for a few hours, usually to cool a room where the whole family sleeps, it transforms life in this suffocating concrete labyrinth where the heat reached 117 degrees in May...

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THE POLITICS OF US: CLIMATE CHANGE...

George Wallace stands on the 240-acre organic farm he has just outside of Fort Collins. Mr. Wallace is active on local water issues, and believes the addressing climate change is of utmost importance. He worries that too many people these days just "vote with their tribe" rather than really looking at an analyzing information. And Wallace thinks that, as the effects of climate change are more widely felt, irrigated-agriculture lands like Colorado's may be of particular importance, since they'll be less susceptible to drought, and that good management of the water in the area is key. credit: Amanda Paulson/The Christian Science Monitor

Understanding Others...

Sixth in a 10-part weekly series. The Politics of US looks at polarizing topics to help deepen understanding of the issues – and respect for those with differing views. This installment examines why the partisan divide on climate change has widened in recent years.

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SEA LEVEL RISE: RISK AND RESILIENCE IN COASTAL CITIES...

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Climate change is already causing sea levels worldwide to rise, and we can only expect this trend to continue...

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THERE’S NO OXYGEN LEFT IN THIS CAMPAIGN FOR A SERIOUS DEBATE ABOUT CARBON...

Audience member Ken Bone asked: “What steps will your energy policy take to meet our energy needs, while at the same time remaining environmentally friendly and minimizing job loss for fossil power plant workers?”

 

It’s becoming more and more clear what role climate and energy issues are going to play in this presidential campaign — a minor one at best...

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HILLARY AND AL'S CHANGE OF CLIMATE...

On Tuesday, Al Gore will break his silence and help his former rival achieve his onetime dream when he joins Hillary Clinton for a rally. credit: Getty Images

 

Two former rivals come together to defeat global warming and Donald Trump...

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CLIMATE CHANGE BEHIND SURGE IN WESTERN WILDFIRES...

The Erskine Fire spread so quickly in southern California earlier this year that some residents died before they could flee.
Credit: John Upton/Climate Central

 

Western firefighting veterans lamenting a “new normal” amid surging forest fires have received an explanation for the destructiveness they’ve been unable to quell. Rising temperatures are flatly to blame for recent fearsome fire seasons, leading scientists reported Monday...

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KATHARINE HAYHOE, A CLIMATE EXPLAINER WHO STAYS ABOVE THE STORM...

Katharine Hayhoe photographed at Bull Run Park in Centreville, Virginia. “Katharine Hayhoe is a national treasure,” said Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. Credit Lexey Swall for The New York Times

 

LUBBOCK, Tex. — A member of Katharine Hayhoe’s church asked her a question after services a couple of weeks ago: “Do you feel our weather is getting more extreme?”

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THREE BIG CLIMATE LIES IN JUST ONE DEBATE...

The second presidential debate was flooded with tension, insults and snide exchanges between Republican nominee Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. (Published Monday, Oct. 10, 2016)

 

There were three big climate lies in last night's Presidential debate...

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HURRICANE MATTHEW’S DESTRUCTIVE STORM SURGES HINT AT NEW NORMAL...

Waves pound a pier on Pompano Beach, Florida, spurred by Hurricane Matthew. The state is ill-prepared for rising seas, experts warn.Photograph by GASTON DE CARDENAS, AFP, Getty

 

The coastal U.S. is highly vulnerable to rising seas, which are expected to surge in the coming years. Will this storm be a wake-up call?

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ATTENTION ALL FLORIDIAN VOTERS!!! KOCH BROTHERS AND FOSSIL FUEL UTILITIES POISED TO DESTROY ROOF-TOP SOLAR IN FLORIDA...

Endangered species in Florida.

 

For everyone who lives and votes in Florida, it is absolutely critical to understand the ballot initiative called

 Florida Solar Energy Subsidies and Personal Solar Use Initiative, also known as Amendment 1

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