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In leaving Paris climate agreement, Trump gambles with US economy, world’s welfare.

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Harvey aftermath: A public health crisis in the making.

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Climate change and water woes drove ISIS recruiting in Iraq.

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In a changing Arctic, a lone Coast Guard icebreaker maneuvers through ice and geopolitics.

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World Bank to continue alternative energy financing efforts.

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Friendly policies keep US oil and coal afloat far more than we thought.

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Court suspends litigation on climate rule in win for Trump.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today granted the Trump administration’s request to pause massive litigation over the Obama...

Here's why these companies want Trump to stay in the Paris Climate Agreement.

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