Global insurance partnership beefed up to protect poor from climate risks.

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Trump denies endangered status to Florida lizard threatened by sea-level rise.

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Floating cities, no longer science fiction, begin to take shape.

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Carbon emissions had leveled off. Now they're rising again.

For a while it looked as if the world might be turning the corner. But after a three-year stall in their growth, human-caused carbon-dioxide emissions...

Schwarzenegger: Let's slap a public health warning on fossil fuels.

BONN, Germany (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Arnold Schwarzenegger, former California governor and Hollywood actor and film producer, issued a challenge on Sunday to governments...

Can the Chesapeake area residents survive climate change?

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From the Everglades to Kilimanjaro, climate change is destroying world wonders.

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Fiji leads U.N. climate talks that warming kept it from hosting.

On Wednesday, in Bonn, Germany, a delegation from the Pacific delivered a declaration to leaders who had assembled for the United Nations annual climate conference....

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Miami voters just sent their climate-change-denying governor a message.

With Hurricane Irma still fresh in their minds, Miami residents on Tuesday voted yes on a big funding measure to protect their city from...

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