Environmental science

A military police officer stands by his motorcycle next to flames from a forest fire near Mazagon in southern Spain, Sunday June 25, 2017. A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of around 1,000 people and is threatening Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature reserves and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994, and famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Alberto Diaz)
June 25, 2017 - 3:52 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and threatened a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The fire started on Saturday night on Spain's southern coast, then advanced east to...
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In this image supplied by INFOCA and taken Saturday June 24, 2017, a forest fire blazes in the Moguer area in southern Spain. A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature reserves and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994, and famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. (INFOCA via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 1:58 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's...
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June 19, 2017 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Perry was asked Monday on CNBC's "Squawk Box"...
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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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A woman walks past a discarded 'Stop Trump' banner as Greenpeace protesters stood in silence outside the U.S. embassy in Madrid, Spain, Friday, June 2, 2017. The protesters gathered at the gates of the United States embassy in the Spanish capital to protest President Donald Trump's decision to pull the world's second-largest carbon dioxide emitter out of the Paris climate agreement. (AP Photo/Paul White)
June 02, 2017 - 7:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's announcement that he's pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord. (all times EDT): 7 a.m. A top atmospheric scientist at the U.N.'s weather agency says the "worst-case scenario" caused by the planned U.S. pullout from the Paris climate...
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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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FILE - This April 12, 2012 file photo shows the clarity of Lake Tahoe near Incline Village, Nev. Climate change is changing the rules of nature scientists have followed for decades as they try to identify the causes of Lake Tahoe's loss of clarity and chart a course to restore the ecological health of the cobalt mountain waters dubbed the ''crown jewel'' of the Sierra. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)
May 22, 2017 - 3:14 pm
CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. (AP) — Climate change is causing Lake Tahoe to warm sooner in the spring than it has historically, disrupting the normal mixing of shallow and deep water and undercutting gains made in reversing the loss of clarity of the cobalt mountain lake, scientists say. "Climate change is...
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May 22, 2017 - 3:02 pm
CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. (AP) — Climate change is causing Lake Tahoe to warm sooner in the spring than it has historically, disrupting the normal mixing of shallow and deep water and undercutting gains made in reversing the loss of clarity of the cobalt mountain lake, scientists say. "Climate change is...
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May 08, 2017 - 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will not reappoint half the expert members of a board that advises the Environmental Protection Agency on the integrity of its science, the latest in a series of moves that could benefit industries whose pollution the government regulates. Deborah L...
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Demonstrators sit on the ground along Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the White House in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2017, during a demonstration and march. Thousands of people gathered across the country to march in protest of President Donald Trump's environmental policies, which have included rolling back restrictions on mining, oil drilling and greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. The demonstrators sat down for 100 seconds to mark President Trump's first 100 days in office. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 29, 2017 - 6:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change — mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office and took aim at his agenda for rolling back environmental protections. At the...
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