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Why it matters: Ominous forecasts about the impact of climate change serve as the backdrop for the world — led by U.S. lawmakers and companies — to debate big action on the problem, which could upend energy systems and our way of life.

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Bomb cyclone brings more heavy rains and snow to California

California takes aim at Big Oil with new price gouging law

California Gov. Gavin Newsom after signing legislation to implement the strongest state-level oversight and accountability measures on Big Oil in the nation.

California's looming snowmelt to resurrect lost Tulare Lake

Image of floodwaters in California that are flooding agricultural land at sunset.

Southeast faces severe flooding risk as more tornadoes threaten Mississippi

In photos: Mississippi town destroyed by deadly tornado

"Terrible situation" unfolds in Mississippi after violent tornado outbreak

Andrew Freedman
Updated Mar 24, 2023 - Energy & Environment

Tiny island nation takes climate change to The Hague

Illustration of Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu, with a microphone pointed towards it.

A new dimension for food security

Illustration of a piece of cooked steak with a cursor on a computer dialogue box selecting "print"

California bomb cyclone leaves at least 5 dead

Memo: 2021 Navy fuel spill in Hawaii contaminated water with antifreeze

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in June, 2012, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.