Stories tagged: "climate change"


President Donald Trump speaking at a campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on August 2, 2018. (Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.com)
Climate Change Will Make Pandemics More Likely. Here Are 8 Times Trump Denied It Exists.

Research from Harvard found exposure to air pollution makes it more likely that patients will die from the coronavirus.

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Trump and His EPA Are ‘Using the Coronavirus as Cover’ to Gut Rules Against Climate Change

Environmental experts say these actions represent nothing less than a generous handout to polluters at the expense of regular Americans, particularly communities of color and children.

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The Earth’s Air Quality Is Getting A Lot Better As People Stay Home

Researchers are tracking dramatic drops in traditional air pollutants, such as nitrogen dioxide, smog and tiny particles. These types of pollution kill up to 7 million people a year worldwide, according to Health Effects Institute president Dan Greenbaum.

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1 in 3 Species Could Be Extinct by 2070

University of Arizona researchers found that a third of species could be extinct in 50 years if global warming is not reduced.