WATCH: Liberal Billionaire Launches Ad Campaign Slamming Iowa’s Ernst

WATCH: Liberal Billionaire Launches Ad Campaign Slamming Iowa’s Ernst

Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer's SuperPAC, NextGen Climate, released the first in what is expected to be an avalanche of midterm election ads on Wednesday, targeting Iowa Republic ...

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Changing Sea Chemistry Will Hit Alaska Communities Hard, Study Says

Changing Sea Chemistry Will Hit Alaska Communities Hard, Study Says

By Sandi Doughton, The Seattle Times SEATTLE -- Oyster growers in the Pacific Northwest have already been stung by changes in ocean chemistry linked to greenhouse-gas emissions. N ...

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White House Warns Climate Inaction Could Cost U.S. Billions

White House Warns Climate Inaction Could Cost U.S. Billions

Washington (AFP) - Delaying efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could cost the U.S. $150 billion per year, the White House warned Tuesday in a report on the economic conseq ...

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Scientists: World Marks Hottest June Since 1880

Scientists: World Marks Hottest June Since 1880

Washington (AFP) - Last month was the hottest June since record-keeping began in 1880, according to a monthly report by U.S. government climate scientists. The combined average te ...

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EPA Chief Defends Power Plant Rule Against GOP Charges Of Overreach

EPA Chief Defends Power Plant Rule Against GOP Charges Of Overreach

By Chris Adams, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday strongly defended the approach and legitimacy of an Obama ad ...

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Climate Scientists Have A Beef With Beef

Climate Scientists Have A Beef With Beef

By Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times If you want to slow climate change, white meat may be the right meat, according to two studies that tally the environmental effect of the beef ...

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Fires Intensify As Hundreds Flee 21 Blazes In Washington And Oregon

Fires Intensify As Hundreds Flee 21 Blazes In Washington And Oregon

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times The dry Northwest continued to battle an outbreak of 21 wildfires in Washington and Oregon where lightning strikes and arid tinder have conspi ...

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Low Snowpack Affects California Reservoirs

Low Snowpack Affects California Reservoirs

By Diana Marcum, Los Angeles Times LAKESHORE, Calif. -- The water dropped another 2 feet the week of Don Winters' vacation. Huntington Lake was at about a third of its normal leve ...

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Downtown L.A. Is Now Driest Since Rain Records Started In 1877

Downtown L.A. Is Now Driest Since Rain Records Started In 1877

By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- Rainy seasons over the last two years were the driest in downtown Los Angeles since record-keeping began in 1877, and forecaste ...

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This Week In Crazy: Pharrell Is Distracting You From #Benghazi, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: Pharrell Is Distracting You From #Benghazi, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. ...

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