Environment

Trump to nominate climate doubter as environmental adviser

Oct 13, 2017

President Donald Trump intends to nominate a climate change doubter with ties to the fossil fuel industry to serve as a top environmental adviser

Malnourished lion captured outside Mexico's Puerto Vallarta

Oct 13, 2017

Mexican environmental protection officials say a 5-year-old female lion found malnourished and wandering the streets near Puerto Vallarta has been brought to a refuge in Mexico City

Russia launches European atmosphere monitoring satellite

Oct 13, 2017

Russia has successfully launched a satellite into orbit that will monitor Europe's atmosphere, helping to study air pollution

Birds gone wild: Resurgent turkeys spar with human neighbors

Oct 13, 2017

Wild turkeys are increasingly clashing with their human neighbors as they spread out into urban areas

4th small quake detected since North Korea's nuclear test

Oct 13, 2017

South Korea has detected a fourth small earthquake near North Korea's main nuclear test site after the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test explosion last month

The Latest: California wildfires bring record 31 deaths

Oct 13, 2017

Northern California's wildfires have now killed 31 people _ making this the deadliest week of wildfires in state history

EPA orders cleanup at Texas toxic site flooded by Harvey

Oct 12, 2017

Trump administration orders two big corporations to pay for a $115 million cleanup at a Texas toxic waste site that may have spread dangerous levels of pollution during the flooding from Hurricane Harvey

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection

Oct 12, 2017

An environmental group has filed notice that it will sue the federal government over its rejection of Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species

Another El Nino problem: More carbon dioxide in air

Oct 12, 2017

A new NASA satellite details how the whopper of an El Nino a couple years ago added more heat-trapping carbon dioxide to the air

The Latest: Hill Dems blast Trump energy plan

Oct 12, 2017

Congressional Democrats are accusing Energy Secretary Rick Perry of pushing an energy plan that unnecessarily helps the coal and nuclear industries

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