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

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Trump's intel agencies tell Congress that climate change poses national security threats.

Cyclone Debbie hits Queensland, Australia on March 28, 2017.Image: Newspix/REX/ShutterstockBy Andrew Freedman2017-05-11 16:58:40 UTC Each year the intelligence community puts together a "Worldwide Threat...

As climate changes, Boston weighs strategies for staying dry.

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Melting Antarctic ice could slow global temperature rise, study says

Cold meltwater running off Antarctica’s ice sheets and into the ocean could dampen the pace of global temperature rise, a new study suggests. The research,...

Florida makes case for climate research at Mar-a-Lago's doorstep.

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Deep trouble: How to improve the health of the ocean.

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