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MacArthur Foundation announces $625K genius grant recipients

Sep 25, 2019

A legal scholar who studies cyber harassment, a professor who specializes in the impact of slavery, and a paleoclimatologist who studies global warming are among this year's MacArthur fellows and recipients of genius grants

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AP-NORC Poll: Americans somewhat confident in climate fight

Sep 18, 2019

A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that Americans have a mix of confidence and pessimism in fighting climate change

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Experts say adapting to climate change can pay off manifold

Sep 10, 2019

A group of leaders from business, politics and science says a massive investment in adapting to climate change over the next decade would reap significant returns, as countries avoid catastrophic losses and boost their economies

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Scientists monitoring new marine heat wave off West Coast

Sep 5, 2019

Federal scientists say they are monitoring a new ocean heat wave off the U.S. West Coast

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Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

Aug 20, 2019

Scientists studying the melting of the ice in Greenland this summer are finding themselves working in shirtsleeve weather without the need for gloves

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Blooms, beasts affected as Alaska records hottest month

Aug 18, 2019

Alaska's warmest month ever was good for gardens but hard on life elsewhere in the state

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Climate change still threatens key US river after wet winter

Aug 15, 2019

Climate change is still threatening an important river in the American West despite a winter with lots of snow and rain

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Farms turn to technology amid water warnings in Southwest US

Aug 13, 2019

Researchers and farmers across the Southwestern U.S. are experimenting with drones, specialized cameras and other technology to squeeze the most out of every drop of irrigation water from the vital but beleaguered Colorado River

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Study: Asian carp could find plenty of food in Lake Michigan

Aug 12, 2019

A newly released study says if Asian carp reach Lake Michigan, they probably would find enough food to spread farther

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Union: Mulvaney comments confirm agency moves meant to cut

Aug 6, 2019

A federal employees union says recent comments by acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confirm the Trump administration's "grand strategy" to cut the federal workforce by relocating agency offices out of Washington

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