Tag: Environmental science

Scientists urge restoration of federal gray wolf protections

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A group of scientists urged the Biden administration Thursday to restore legal protections for gray wolves, saying their removal earlier...

New White House panel aims to separate science, politics

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WASHINGTON — Eager to the turn the page on the Trump years, the Biden White House is launching an effort to unearth past problems...

Republicans ask why White House removed climate scientist

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WASHINGTON — Two House Republicans are asking the White House for documents to explain why a scientist appointed by the Trump administration was removed...

NJ teacher suspended after profane Floyd comments to class

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A New Jersey high school teacher has been suspended with pay after profanity-laced comments to students in his class about...

People of color more exposed than whites to air pollution

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Across America, people of color are exposed to more air pollution than whites from industry, vehicles, construction and many other sources, a new study...

Satellites show world’s glaciers melting faster than ever

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Glaciers are melting faster, losing 31% more snow and ice per year than they did 15 years earlier, according to three-dimensional satellite measurements of...

Mayors ask Biden to be included in climate migration study

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SAN DIEGO — The mayors of a dozen major U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, New York City, and San Diego, are asking President Joe...

As extreme weather increases, climate misinformation adapts

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Climate scientists have warned for years that a warming planet would cause more extreme storms, like the one that walloped...

Climate change creates migrants. Biden considers protections

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SAN DIEGO — Ioane Teitiota and his wife fought for years to stay in New Zealand as refugees, arguing that rising sea levels caused...

Study: Drought-breaking rains more erratic, rare in US West

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BILLINGS, Mont. — Rainstorms grew more erratic and droughts much longer across most of the U.S. West over the past half-century as climate change...