Marion County declares drought emergencyMarion County declares drought emergencyThe Marion County Board of Commissioners asks Gov. Kate Brown for a state drought declaration.
Obama gets social in Alaska, takes over WH InstagramObama gets social in Alaska, takes over WH InstagramPresident Obama broke away from standard routine during his trip to Alaska and snapped a few photos for the White House Instagram and Twitter accounts.
Greenpeace: Obama undercuts climate legacyGreenpeace: Obama undercuts climate legacyDrilling in the Arctic could lock us into catastrophic climate change, Greenpeace says.
NJ's drought expandsNJ's drought expandsNew Jersey's drought has grown, with little rain on the horizon in the next week
Punchlines: Running wild with President ObamaPunchlines: Running wild with President ObamaThe late-night comics on the president's trek through Alaska and upcoming appearance on reality TV. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at usatoday.com/opinion.
Punchlines: Running wild with President ObamaPunchlines: Running wild with President ObamaThe late-night comics on the president's trek through Alaska and appearance on reality TV
'Shell No' protesters march in downtown Portland'Shell No' protesters march in downtown PortlandAbout 50 protesters, some dressed up in polar bear costumes and holding stuffed animals, marched through the streets of downtown Portland Monday.
Obama warns climate change happening 'right now'Obama warns climate change happening 'right now'As President Obama prepares to visit Alaska, he spoke about the effects of global warming in his weekly address, warning Americans that climate change is happening "right now."
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Company aims to ship fresh water from Alaska to drought-plagued CaliforniaCompany aims to ship fresh water from Alaska to drought-plagued CaliforniaIt would be the first to ship massive amounts of water to the Golden State.
Two-thirds of Oregon counties now in drought emergencyTwo-thirds of Oregon counties now in drought emergencyU.S. Drought Monitor puts 50 percent of Oregon in extreme drought and the rest in severe drought
Political parties must rally to same causePolitical parties must rally to same causeLucky: Our future depends, in part, on maintaining moderate behavior and limiting extreme negative behavior
Fallout from FukushimaFallout from FukushimaScience is under siege on afternoon radio talk shows
We can’t afford complacency on global warmingWe can’t afford complacency on global warmingDrought, loss of farmland and worse are effects of global climate change.
Fruit farmer battling his best customers for waterFruit farmer battling his best customers for waterA Colorado fruit grower knows that the cities that buy his produce can outbid him for water.
Hot, hot, hotHot, hot, hotGlobal warming is real -- and history proves it
Our water crisis: How we did the storyOur water crisis: How we did the storySenior environmental reporter Brandon Loomis is studying the effects of the drying Colorado River on Arizona.
As the River Runs Dry: What can Peru tell us about the future of Arizona's water supply?As the River Runs Dry: What can Peru tell us about the future of Arizona's water supply?The retreat of Peru's glaciers offers a preview of the pressures that western U.S. farmers fear may be on the way.
Study: Beware controversial science on WikipediaStudy: Beware controversial science on WikipediaScientists compared frequency of edits to topics such as acid rain, evolution and global warming
CCS technologies are key to using coalCCS technologies are key to using coalThere’s a lot of talk about the potential for renewable energy sources like solar and wind.
Obama’s power plan worth cost. But is it enough? #tellusatodayObama’s power plan worth cost. But is it enough? #tellusatodayClean power standards require reductions in carbon dioxide emissions for electric power plants.
Obama goes 'off script' on climate changeObama goes 'off script' on climate changePresident Obama shared a story from his past while announcing a new plan for clean power.
Early snowmelt on the Rockies threatens Arizona's water supplyEarly snowmelt on the Rockies threatens Arizona's water supplyThe mountain peaks that store crucial moisture as snow are getting less and less of it.
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Obama's climate plan common sense or controversial?Obama's climate plan common sense or controversial?Aug. 3 -- Council on Foreign Relations Michael Levi, Bloomberg Intelligence's Rob Barnett and Bloomberg Politics' Mark Halperin discusses President Obama's proposals on climate change. They speak on "Bloomberg Markets."
Health groups praise Obama plan on coal, saying it will save livesHealth groups praise Obama plan on coal, saying it will save livesHealth groups praise Obama plan on coal, saying it will save lives from asthma
Republicans fume over clean-air planRepublicans fume over clean-air planBloomberg's Stephanie Ruhle and Erik Schatzker report on today's top news stories.
Will Obama's carbon-emissions cuts be as strict as he plans?Will Obama's carbon-emissions cuts be as strict as he plans?The White House's new sanctions against coal-fired power plants are the strictest yet. How have those kinds of sanctions fared in the past? Video provided by Newsy
Nation's capital sinking into the sea, study saysNation's capital sinking into the sea, study saysThe land could fall by 6 inches; sea could rise by a foot or more in next 100 years