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Arizona faces largest wildfire in its history

Investigators were questioning "persons of interest" in regard to the origin of the blaze, but campfire mishaps aren't the only cause of the fires.

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Republicans reject climate change

Earlier this month, House Republicans rejected three amendments stating that global warming is real, poses a threat and is caused by humans.

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Blizzard blues? Relax: it’s hotter than ever

Guess what: this year is stacking up as one of the hottest since we humans started keeping thermometer-based temperature records 160 years ago.

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Where is the “change?”

“Where is the change in the promise of ‘change’?”

Global warming at stake in November elections

Not one Republican running for the US Senate in the November elections favors action to curb greenhouse emissions causing global warming.

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Green jobs lose out as Senate shelves energy bill

Steelworkers and environmentalists had a lot riding on the bill, but it came up against an army of oil and coal industry lobbyists and a wall of opposition from Senate Republicans.

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Energy bill stalling has groups riled up

Leaders of 31 national organizations sent a letter to the Senate today pressing senators "not to squander the great promise of bipartisan action" for "strong clean energy and climate change legislation."

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Obama’s nuclear power plan assailed as costly and misguided

President Obama's announcement of $8 billion in loan guarantees for two new nuclear reactors has drawn virtually unanimous opposition from environmental groups.

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White House launches new agency to advance climate change action

The Obama administration is establishing a new federal Climate Service to suppport national, state and local action on climate change, officials announced last week.

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EPA declares CO2 a threat to human health

The Environmental Protection Agency's announcement sets the stage for federal regulation of industrial CO2 sources like coal-fired power plants, refineries and factories.

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