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U.S. Faces Huge Crop Losses If Temps Keep Rising

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January 21, 2017 at 5:10 am

By Alex Whiting, Thompson Reuters Foundation If global temperatures continue to rise, the United States faces big drops in harvests of major food crops by 2100, which may push up global food pric...

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100 Days of Climate

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January 20, 2017 at 10:33 am | Addressing climate change using sound science is crucial not just for the U.S., but for the world. Unfortunately, that appears unlikely over the next four years under the Trump administration, which ...

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Trump Stays Silent On Health Law In Speech, Then Sets Tone For Repeal

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January 20, 2017 at 2:32 pm | Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has been considered the new Trump administration’s top priority. But you wouldn’t know that from the new president’s earliest speech. President Don...

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Trump White House Distorts Wages Figure on First Day

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January 20, 2017 at 11:51 am | Shortly after Donald Trump was sworn in as president on Friday, the White House said that eliminating power plant climate rules, a clean water rule and other environmental regulations would “greatly ...

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Decoding Trump’s White House Energy Plan

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January 20, 2017 at 5:45 am | Just as President Donald Trump took the oath of office and the White House scrubbed its website of Obama climate change information, it posted Trump’s “America First Energy Plan,” which is replete wi...

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Trump Just Deleted Obama’s Climate Change Webpages

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January 20, 2017 at 7:53 am | At the exact hour when the presidency transferred hands, the Obama administration’s climate and energy webpages became some of the first casualties of the new Trump administration. In their place...

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Scientists Are Reminding the World That Science Matters

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January 20, 2017 at 5:52 am | On Friday, Donald Trump was sworn in as president. He and his cabinetnominees have expressed views on climate and other aspects of science that are far outside the norm. Scientists are spending I...

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California Withdraws Bid To Allow Undocumented To Buy Unsubsidized Plans

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January 20, 2017 at 6:21 am | Lawmakers in Sacramento have halted a first-in-the-nation effort by California to expand access to health coverage for immigrants living in the state without legal documents. At the behest of the...

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One Foot Out the Door, Medicare Chief Launches His Own Twitter Barrage

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January 19, 2017 at 6:55 am | Government bureaucrats are not often Twitter celebrities. But Andy Slavitt, current head of the agency that runs Medicare and Medicaid, is making a name for himself with a barrage of fiery Tweets in ...

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