Google Sets Goal To Be 100 Percent Green By 2017

The company plans to buy enough green energy to cover 100 percent of its global operations.

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Former Vice President Al Gore
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Al Gore Had An 'Extremely Interesting' Meeting With Donald Trump

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These Four Major Cities Want To Ban Diesel Vehicles

The Great Barrier Reef
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Australia Is Going To Spend A Lot Of Money On The Great Barrier Reef

Stephen Hawking hosts a press conference.
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Stephen Hawking Says Only Cooperation Can Save The Planet

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Ivanka Trump, Chief Climate Change Advocate?

Dairy farmer Lisa Kaiman walks on her farm in Vermont.
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Did The Paris Climate Agreement Forget About Something?

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Climate Change Is Causing A Lot Of Cold And Snow — For Now

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Melting Arctic Ice Could Cause Major Changes Everywhere

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Trump Could Prevent NASA From Researching Climate Change

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Seabird Poop Could Help Save Arctic Sea Ice

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Sea Ice Levels Have Hit Record Lows At Both Poles

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Droughts Have Seriously Damaged California's Tree Population

Barack Obama speaks during a press conference.
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The White House's New Carbon Reduction Plan Is Already In Trouble

President-elect Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd during his election night event.
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Trump Might Want To Rethink Pulling Out Of The Paris Agreement

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Looks Like 2016 Will Be The Hottest Year On Record

Donald Trump
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What Could Trump's Policies Mean For Climate Science Efforts?

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These Kids In Oregon Just Won A Big Climate Change Victory

Al Gore at a conference
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Al Gore Says He'll Work With Donald Trump On Climate Change

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Kerry Becomes First Secretary Of State To Visit All 7 Continents

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Arctic Sea Ice Is Melting, And It's Partly Your Fault

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The Paris Agreement May Not Do What It's Supposed To

Coal mine in China
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A Sharp Decline In Coal Use Fuels Drop In Carbon Intensity

Lisbon, Portugal
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By 2100, Lisbon, Portugal, Could Be A Desert

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Here's Where Clinton And Trump Fall On Climate Change

A child stands on cracked earth.
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This Climate Amendment May Have Helped Out Earth In A Big Way

A tiger, a camel and a lobster - all species at risk from climate change.
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Climate Change Could Drive 1 In 6 Species To Extinction By 2100

Flooding after Hurricane Sandy in New York City.
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Climate Change Could Put New York City Underwater More Often

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We Still Don't Know What Capturing CO2 From Power Plants Will Do

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during the Climate Action 2016 Summit.
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The Paris Climate Agreement Is Good To Go

A photo of cracked Earth in Nevada.
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Southwestern US Is Headed For A Megadrought. Yeah, That's A Thing