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Climate Change

Courtesy of CDC.gov

Delaware researchers are getting more federal funding to develop recommendations to address the state’s climate challenges.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Wilmington City Council authorized the issuance of bonds Thursday to finance the South Wilmington Wetlands Park and sewer separation project.


Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

State officials, environmentalists and many residents worry repealing a federal plan that aims to reduce pollution from power plants could have drastic health and environmental consequences for the First State.

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Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) has slammed the decision by the Trump administration to repeal the Clean Power Plan.

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Delaware and eight other states in the Northeast have agreed to take a bigger bite out of their greenhouse gas emissions.


Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

President Donald Trump's administration is collecting public comments about possible offshore oil and gas drilling around the U-S.


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A Delaware-sized iceberg has broken loose from Antarctica.

 

The iceberg that broke off the Larsen C ice shelf is one of the largest pieces on record to break away from Antarctica. It’s now floating in the water. 

 

Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory

A University of Delaware researcher is working with the Department of Energy to better understand chemical reactions between liquids and solids. 

 

The research could help efforts to capture carbon dioxide underground before it reaches the atmosphere and contributes to climate change.

 

 


Gov. John Carney said he’s “deeply disappointed” by President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.

 

via Facebook Live.

President Trump’s announcement Thursday that he will pull the United States from the Paris Climate Accord is generating mixed reaction in Delaware.

 

 

 

Trump said the U.S. will negotiate re-entering the accord or “an entirely new transaction,” calling the Paris Accord unfair to the U.S. 

 

 

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