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These Kids In Oregon Just Won A Big Climate Change Victory

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

John Kerry looks at toy penguins in New Zealand
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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

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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

Mayor "Ooker" Eskridge says the bay that's given Tangier Island life is now destroying it.
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Climate Change Is Destroying This Virginia Island

Steam rises from cooling towers at Germany's Jaenschwalde coal-fired power plant.
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Americans Are More Divided Than Ever On Climate Change

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India's In — Now, The Paris Climate Agreement Is Almost A Done Deal

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Terns In Alaska Show The Effects Of Climate Change At Work

Sea ice melts in the Arctic Ocean.
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Sea Ice Might Not Be At A Record Low Now, But It'll Get There

Buses set on fire by protesters in India.

A Really, Really Old Water Dispute In India Just Caught Fire

Barack Obama and Xi Jinping shaking hands in front of US and Chinese flags.
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There's A Lot Of Work Left To Ratify The Paris Climate Agreement

A man drives down the street on an ATV on July 9, 2015, in Shishmaref, Alaska.
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An Alaskan Community Has Voted To Move Because Of Climate Change

The carbon capture and storage facility for SaskPower, a Saskatchewan-based energy company.
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Is It Safe To Store Carbon Dioxide Deep Underground?

Bertrand Piccard, welcoming Solar Impulse 2.
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This Solar-Powered Plane FINALLY Made It Around The World

A NASA diagram of the hole in the ozone layer.
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Chill Out, The Hole In The Ozone Layer Is Actually Shrinking

Smoke and steam rise from a power plant.

23 States Sue The EPA Over A CO2 Emissions Regulation

Stephen Hawking speaks in New York City in April 2016.
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What Stephen Hawking Doesn't Know, And What He Knows All Too Well

Firefighters monitor a California wildfire in 2015.
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If It Feels Like Wildfires Are Getting Bigger, It's Because They Are

President Barack Obama meets with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the White House
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India Joining Paris Climate Agreement Could Stop It From Falling Apart

The sun rises behind the skyline as temperatures hovered around -10 degrees January 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Buildings Produce A Lot Of Carbon Dioxide — But They Don't Have To