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FILE - In this June 3, 2017, file photo, the coal-fired Plant Scherer, one of the nation's top carbon dioxide emitters, stands in the distance in Juliette, Ga. A new poll finds that less than a third of Americans support President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, with just 18 percent of respondents agreeing with his claim that pulling out of the international agreement to reduce carbon emissions will help the U.S. economy.(AP Photo/Branden Camp, File)
June 20, 2017 - 4:11 am
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on climate change and the Paris climate accord was conducted by NORC on June 8-11. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,068 adults who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel. The original...
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June 20, 2017 - 3:29 am
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on climate change and the Paris climate accord was conducted by NORC on June 8-11. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,068 adults who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel. The original...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after speaking about the US role in the Paris climate change accord in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Trump's recent decision to pull the United States from the international climate deal reached in Paris was but the latest in a rapid-fire series of moves that would weaken or dismantle federal initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, which scientists say are heating the planet to levels that could have disastrous consequences. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 10, 2017 - 11:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — While President Donald Trump's beliefs about global warming remain something of a mystery, his actions make one thing clear: He doesn't consider it a problem for the federal government to solve. Trump's recent decision to pull out of the Paris climate deal was just his latest...
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Indians cool off themselves at a fountain near the India Gate monument on a hot day in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
June 08, 2017 - 3:37 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5 degrees Celsius (less than 1 degree Fahrenheit), a new study shows. The findings are sobering considering...
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FILE - This Saturday, April 15, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement could accelerate damage to his family’s real estate empire in the coming decades, especially his properties that lie just feet from the encroaching sea in low-lying South Florida. Projections from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show that Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, the apartment towers bearing his name on Miami-area beaches and his Doral golf course are all threatened by rising seas. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 08, 2017 - 3:03 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement could accelerate damage to his family's real estate empire in the coming decades, especially his properties that lie just feet from the encroaching sea in low-lying South Florida. The president's...
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Indians cool off themselves at a fountain near the India Gate monument on a hot day in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
June 07, 2017 - 9:29 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5 degrees Celsius (less than 1 degree Fahrenheit), a new study shows. The findings are sobering considering...
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In this April 24, 2017 photo, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Haley tells CNN, ``President Trump believes the climate is changing.’’ (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 03, 2017 - 2:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Does he or doesn't he? Believe in climate change, that is. You'd think that would be an easy enough question the day after President Donald Trump announced he was pulling the U.S. out of the landmark global accord aimed at combatting global warming. But don't bother asking at the...
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May 31, 2017 - 4:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the international agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, what could that mean for the rapidly heating Earth? Here's a guide to what's in the Paris agreement, what's going on with global warming, and what might happen...
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US President Donald J. Trump after a group photo on the second day of the G7 Summit at the Hotel San Domenico in Taormina, Sicily, Italy, 27 May 2017. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 10:11 am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on Group of Seven summit (all times local): 4:05 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron praised President Donald Trump's "capacity to listen" and his "intention to progress with us." Macron hailed this as "one of the true outcomes of this G-7." Macron said he told...
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This undated photo provided by Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology shows a seismic station installed at Anaktuvak Pass in Alaska's Brooks Range. The station sends out earthquake information in real time. A seismometer rests at the bottom of a borehole and a fiberglass hut equipped with solar panels protects the station power system, electronics and radio telemetry equipment. (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 3:06 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska averages 40,000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined, and America's shakiest state is about to have its ground examined like never before. A federal agency that supports basic science research is completing installation in...
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