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German farmers won’t appeal climate lawsuit defeat

BERLIN (AP) - Three German farming families say they won’t appeal a court’s decision to dismiss their climate change lawsuit against Chancellor Angela Merkel's...

2 insect species classified as threatened as glaciers melt

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials say the continued existence of two species of insects is in doubt because the glaciers and year-round...

GAO: 60% of Superfund sites at higher risk in climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) - The worsening wildfires, floods and hurricanes of climate change threaten at least 60% of U.S. Superfund sites, and efforts to strengthen...

Illegal pot farms on public land create environmental hazard

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two months after two men were arrested at an illicit marijuana farm on public land deep in the Northern California...

23 states widen challenge to Trump administration car rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California on Friday broadened its effort to block the Trump administration from ending its authority to set greenhouse gas emission...

Air quality sinks to ‘severe’ in haze-shrouded New Delhi

NEW DELHI (AP) - A thick gray haze blanketed India's capital on Tuesday, with authorities attempting to reduce the pollution by sprinkling water to...

Correction: Election 2019-Virginia Legislature story

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a story Nov. 6 about Virginia's elections, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 3.5 million voters cast ballots, twice...

New Zealand passes law aimed at combating climate change

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand lawmakers on Thursday joined forces across the aisle to pass a bill aimed at combating climate change.The...

Merkel: 1 million car charging points in Germany by 2030

BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she wants to drastically increase the number of charging stations for electric cars in Germany...

Chile cancels climate, trade summits amid protest chaos

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chilean President Sebastián Piñera said Wednesday that he is canceling two major international summits so he can respond to protracted...