Earth Science

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

Dec 11, 2017

Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term

The Latest: 18 climate scientists win French grants

Dec 11, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron has awarded grants worth millions of euros to bring 18 American and other climate scientists to France, a program to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord

France's Macron awards grants worth millions to climate scientists from U.S., other nations to counter Trump.

Dec 11, 2017

France's Macron awards grants worth millions to climate scientists from U.S., other nations to counter Trump.

Wyoming to cooperate on coal with other states, province

Dec 9, 2017

Western coal states and a Canadian province have reached an agreement to collaborate on coal research as part of an effort to help the struggling industry adapt to pressures over climate change and a declining market

EPA hears worries about climate in heart of coal country

Nov 28, 2017

The coal industry and environmentalists are squaring off at a two-day public hearing over the Trump administration's planned repeal of an Obama-era plan to limit planet-warming carbon emissions

Pope rebukes climate deniers as 'perverse' in Bonn message

Nov 16, 2017

Pope rebukes "perverse" attitude of climate deniers in message to Bonn talks

Quake kills 430 in Iranian border region rebuilt after war

Nov 14, 2017

Rescuers dug with their bare hands through the debris of buildings felled by an earthquake that killed 430 in the border region of Iran and Iraq, with many casualties in an area rebuilt after ruinous 1980s war

Harvey's 'Biblical' rainfall is getting more likely

Nov 13, 2017

A new study says the type incredible rainfall that Hurricane Harvey caused was Biblical in a sense and is six times more likely to drench Texas than a quarter century ago

GAO: Climate change already costing US billions in losses

Oct 24, 2017

A federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, fires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades

Australia rejects clean energy target for cheaper power

Oct 17, 2017

Australian government rejects plan to generate 42 percent of country's power from wind, solar energy

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