More problems are reported as the Gulf of St. Lawrence continues to warm

People who live on her banks and fishers who ply their trades in her waters are are facing more problems an environmental scientists try to come up with solutions to combat the ill-effects of warming waters in the already-troubled Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Water from Murray Darling Basin plan not being delivered to wetlands, Australian-first report finds

Australian-first research finds water being redirected from irrigators under the $13 billion Murray Darling Basin Plan isn't being delivered to its intended wetland targets, with private land blocking the connections between rivers and floodplains.

Federal Reserve warns of climate risks, in historic first

In its bi-annual 'Financial Stability Report' published Monday, the U.S. Federal Reserve for the first time acknowledged the economic volatility risks associated with a warming planet.

Science group issues valley-focused advice on climate change

The San Joaquin Valley has received a specially addressed message from the Union of Concerned Scientists about what it thinks people across the region should be doing about looming water shortages, worsening air quality and generally more volatile weather in the years ahead.

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Seven out of 10 Quebec municipalities still contaminating their rivers: Report

Three years of studies have revealed that seven out of 10 Quebec municipalities are still contaminating their rivers.


Work begins on key climate report under Trump

The next National Climate Assessment is beginning to take shape at a time when President Trump warned world leaders to reject "alarmists" and as his conservative allies make plans to intervene in the report's preparation to question the findings of mainstream scientists.

Summerside's climate change risks outlined in new report

A non-profit group doing climate change risk assessments for communities across Canada has completed its findings on Summerside, P.E.I.

Climate change will make Florida heat ‘tops the charts’

By mid-century, Florida could have more days that feel like 100 degrees than any other state, according to a new heat report by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Miami-Dade tops the list of future hot counties.

USDA cuts honeybee colonies report despite declining bee numbers

Some scientists are buzzing mad about the Trump administration’s decision to cut research about dropping honeybee populations.

Some UK coastal communities may have to move because of climate change

Some coastal communities around the UK may have to eventually be moved because of the scale of flooding that climate change threatens to bring

Reports suggest Carnival ships systematically discharged plastic waste

Today, the Federal District Court presiding over the pollution case against Princess Cruises ordered the public filing of several reports issued by the Court Appointed Monitor.

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We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

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Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

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Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

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