Donald Caesar, Jr., 49, stands in front of a pile of garbage. That's what's left of his family's home a month after Hurricane Ida ripped through LaPlace, La.
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House Oversight Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., says oil companies who have said they are working to use greener technologies have also disseminated misinformation about climate change.
Emissions rise from a smokestack in Ohio. The United States has contributed more heat-trapping pollution than any country over time and has been the prime driver of global climate change.
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It's a crucial week for President Biden, as he heads to Rome for a G-20 meeting, and then Glasgow for a major U.N. climate summit — all as Democrats in Congress continue to debate his spending agenda.
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A military police officer walks near a destroyed gate in Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael on Oct. 12, 2018. The Pentagon says climate change is a national security concern.
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Scientists warn the world needs to dramatically reduce fossil fuel use, but many countries still depend on coal power, like from the Wujing Coal-Electricity Power Station in Shanghai, China.
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Caltrans maintenance supervisor Matt Martin walks by a landslide covering Highway 70 in the Dixie Fire zone Sunday in Plumas County, Calif. Heavy rains blanketing Northern California created slide and flood hazards in land scorched during last summer's wildfires.
The Schuylkill River floods Philadelphia in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in September. The extreme rain caught many by surprise, trapping people in basements and cars and killing dozens.
A man shelters a baby from the sun with an umbrella during a heatwave in Burgos, northern Spain, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. Cities in Europe saw recording-setting heat this summer, with some regions reaching 117.3°F.
California's farmers are pumping billions of tons of extra water from underground aquifers this year because of the drought. But new restrictions on such pumping are coming into force.
Satellites reveal the secrets of water-guzzling farms in California
Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, speaks to members of the media while departing the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 7. Manchin has reportedly told the White House that he opposes the key climate measure in Biden's multitrillion-dollar climate and social programs package.
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When buying her new home in Big Pine Key, Fla., Amy Tripp closed early, just before federal flood insurance rates rose by thousands of dollars. Her rate will still go up more slowly over time.
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