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Tesla and solar groups put Puerto Rico back on the grid

Companies and nonprofits are restoring power while the island’s utility struggles to rebuild its devastated grid.

Video captures Hurricane Maria’s terrible impact on Puerto Rico.

There's footage from all corners of the island, showing washed out bridges, flattened homes, and broken infrastructure.

Indigenous-led, anti-fossil fuel protests are shutting down banks in cities across the globe.

Demonstrations are calling on households, cities, and institutions to withdraw money from banks financing fossil fuel projects that activists say violate human rights.

In New York City, rising seas could cause Sandy-like floods every five years.

Without rapid climate action, the 400-year-old city probably has less than 400 years left.

Downgraded

Trump wants to cripple storm forecasting just when it's getting good — and we need it most.

Trump’s Forecasting Downgrade

The system we have for warning people isn’t good enough.

This was a bad weekend if you’re worried about the Environmental Protection Agency.

Without explanation, the EPA prevented two scientists from speaking about their climate change research.

The cost of installing solar energy is going to plummet again.

Utility-scale solar power costs could drop 60 percent over the next decade.

The U.S. could have avoided Puerto Rico’s water crisis

There are international standards for disaster relief. The government isn't meeting them.

California wildfires torch the legalization hopes of pot growers

Early October is peak harvest for cannabis. But flames got the crop first.

One month later, most of Puerto Rico is still utterly destroyed.

"It has surpassed anything I've reported on before in terms of devastation," a reporter said.

Europe’s hurricane-fueled wildfires might become a recurring nightmare

Ophelia hitting Ireland was just the beginning of a chain of disasters, and the forecast is for more in the future.

Old reefs hold the tale of past sea-level rise, and … it’s dramatic.

The study supports the theory that glaciers and ice sheets have “tipping points” that cause their sudden collapse.

The first floating wind turbines just came online, which is very good news, indeed.

Offshore wind turbines are a key technology for accessing the bulk of Earth's wind power.

New Mexico: OK, fine, we’ll put science back in science standards.

Welcome back, references to human-caused climate change, evolution, and the age of the Earth!

How to stamp out sexual harassment when it’s reached the ends of the Earth

After facing harassment in Antarctica, one scientist is speaking out about how to change that. Hint: Get more women there.

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