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Climate Change is Threatening Britain’s Historic Landmarks, Study Finds

Over the past decade, a dozen significant sites around Britain -- including landscapes and historic buildings -- have been damaged by severe flooding…

Sweden Embraces Climate Leadership, Vows to Eliminate Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2045

President Donald Trump may be poised to pull the U.S. out of the global climate agreement reached at COP21, but Sweden is charging…

The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax and ‘Climate Dividends’

Insisting that “on-again-off-again regulation is a poor way to protect the environment,” eight veterans of previous Republican administrations met with White House officials…

Inside the House Bill That Would Close Down the EPA

Last week the Internet went into a flurry over a Florida congressman's proposal to axe the Environmental Protection Agency. TriplePundit's Jan Lee takes…

The House Science Committee Wants to ‘Make the EPA Great Again’

Lamar Smith, chair of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, held a hearing on Tuesday titled “Making EPA Great Again,"…

No, Federal Scientists Didn’t Fake Climate Data

Last weekend an article in the Mail on Sunday, a sister publication of the British paper the Daily Mail, attempted to cast doubt…

The Dawn of a Carbon Negative Future is Near

As innovative startups find new ways to repurpose waste carbon, the physical manifestation of a carbon negative world is beginning to emerge.

Deutsche Bank Says It Will Stop Funding New Coal Projects

As of this week, Deutsche Bank will no longer offer new financing for coal mining or coal-fired power plant projects. The move comes…

‘Climate Saving’ Companies Build a Framework for Progress

WWF launched the Climate Savers Program in 1999 as a platform for corporate leadership in climate action. Nearly 20 years later, its members…

Coastal Wetlands and Flood Damage Reduction: Can Insurance Save Wetlands?

Collaborative research carried out by insurers, engineers and conservationists identifies solutions to reduce risks and protect coastal communities.

Scientists Seek a ‘Vaccine’ For Climate Denial

Can you inoculate someone against misinformation? A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge think they may have cracked the code.

Could Floating Cities Help Us Adapt to Climate Change?

Will the smart cities of the future float? One California nonprofit partnering with French Polynesia says such communities could soon be the reality.…

Koch Brothers Pushing Scott Pruitt Pick for EPA

The Kochs didn’t endorse Trump for president, but there’s no doubt they would consider a guy like Pruitt heading the EPA a dream…

World Bank Accused of Undermining Its Own Climate Change Agenda

The World Bank says it wants to help developing countries mitigate climate change. But researchers from one NGO say the global financial lender…

Activists Call for Divestment As Trump Moves Pipelines Forward

President Donald Trump essentially green-lighted the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines last week. Environmental and human rights advocates vowed to keep…