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AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans See Weather Disasters Worsening

WASHINGTON — Nearly three-quarters of Americans see weather disasters, like Hurricane Dorian, worsening and most of them blame global warming to some extent, a new poll finds. And scientists say they're right. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public ...

What Happens if PG&E Goes Bankrupt?

Investigators are massing. Lawsuits are mounting. The death toll in Butte County's historic Camp Fire stands at 88, so far. by Judy Lin CALmatters State laws make power companies especially liabl...
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Scientists Admit Errors in High-Profile Ocean Warming Study

Get ready for more "I told you so's" from climate-change skeptics. Two weeks after a high-profile study was published in the journal Nature stating that Earth's oceans are warming much faster than previously thought, its authors have submitted corrections t...
Photo of a dead catfish on shore of algae filled waters in North Toledo, Ohio.

Toxic Algae Threatens Drinking Water Across the US

SALEM, Ore. — The words blasted to cell phones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency. prepare for action." Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject wasn't impending violence but toxins from an algae bloom, detect...