Climate


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Here’s Where Pennsylvania State Senate Candidates Stand on Climate Change

Polls show an overwhelming majority of voters in the state believe climate change is a serious problem that needs to be addressed.

In this Aug. 13, 2020, file photo, a burned vehicle is seen in the Lake Hughes Fire in Angeles National Forest on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, north of Santa Clarita, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
Fire Tornadoes and Inland Hurricanes: Extreme Weather Linked to Pollution Is on the Rise

The arctic is burning, much of Iowa was wiped out by powerful wind storms, and California witnessed wildfires, fire tornadoes, and record-setting heat over the weekend.

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Trump to Dump Rules That Protect You From Methane

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is expected to sign the rollback of the 2016 methane emissions rule in Pittsburgh Thursday.

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Trump to Dump Rules That Protect You From Methane

Rolling back emissions rules for oil and gas companies is dangerous for the environment and your health.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change and Create Millions of Jobs

“When Donald Trump thinks about climate change, the only word he can muster is ‘hoax.’ When I think about climate change, the word I think of is ‘jobs.’”

President Donald Trump speaking at a campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on August 2, 2018. (Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.com)
Climate Change Will Make Pandemics More Likely. Here Are 8 Times Trump Denied It Exists.

Research from Harvard found exposure to air pollution makes it more likely that patients will die from the coronavirus.

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Trump and His EPA Are ‘Using the Coronavirus as Cover’ to Gut Rules Against Climate Change

Environmental experts say these actions represent nothing less than a generous handout to polluters at the expense of regular Americans, particularly communities of color and children.