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Japan May Dump Wastewater From Fukushima Facility Into Ocean

The government is reportedly planning to slowly dump more than 1 million tons of treated water contaminated in the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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California Wildfires Burn Through Record 4 Million Acres Of Land

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Wildfire Survivors Call For Improvements In Emergency Alert Systems

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Tropical Storm Beta Makes Landfall In Texas

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Connecticut Files Suit Against Exxon Mobil On Climate Change

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Evacuating During Oregon Wildfires

1:46Firefighters work to control a blaze near Big Sur, California.
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33 Dead, Dozens Unaccounted for As Fires Burn Western States

0:32This satellite image provided by NASA shows smoke from wildfires in Victoria and New South Wales, Australia.

UN: World Could Pass Temperature Limit Sooner Than Expected

1:10Lake Imja, a glacier lake near Mount Everest, has tripled in length since 1990 due to climate change.
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Study Says Glacial Lakes Grew 50% As Climate Change Shrinks Glaciers

2:09Firefighter battles hotspots Thursday in CZU August Lightning Complex Fire in California's Santa Cruz Mountains.
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Six Dead, 500 Structures Destroyed As California Fires Grow

1:22Fire crew vehicles passes burning trees in Winters, California on Wednesday.
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California Fires Spread, Scorching Over 600 Square Miles

1:13A satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows a pyrocumulus cloud from the Pine Gulch fire north of Grand Junction.
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Record-Setting Drought Fuels Wildfires In Colorado

1:12Large Icebergs floating in Greenland
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Greenland Lost Record 586 Billion Tons of Ice In 2019

0:54The Ranch Fire burns over a residential area, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Azusa, Calif.
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Weather Conditions Create Problems With Wildfires

0:31A firefighter watches the Lake Hughes fire consumes a home in Angeles National Forest.
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California Brush Fire Forces Evacuations

0:55A downed tree limb blocks a roadway in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020.
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Derecho Devastates Parts Of The Midwest

1:13Japanese troops rescue residents from flooding Tuesday in southern Japan city of Omuta.
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Japan Storms Kill 50 People, Soldiers Pull Survivors From Floodwaters

0:53People walk in ocean
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2020 Is On Track To Be One Of The Hottest Years On Record

0:32Architectural light show at U.N. headquarters
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United Nations Postpones Climate Summit Until 2021

1:23A man wearing a mask sweeps a street in Beijing
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Study: Global Carbon Emissions Drop 17% Amid Pandemic

1:52A clear skyline in downtown Phoenix, with fewer motorists on the road due to the coronavirus.
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Report: Virus Expected To Bring Biggest Drop In Energy Use In 70 Years

2:03Nearly empty highways in California during stay-at-home orders over the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus Has Changed U.S. Vehicle Emissions — For Now

1:12Cars on San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

Trump Administration Releases New Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards

1:16A map of nitrogen dioxide emissions over China
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Coronavirus Lockdowns Are Reducing Emissions Worldwide

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1:37Wind turbines off the coast of Scotland
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Addressing Climate Change Requires Both Public And Private Money

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Jeff Bezos Commits At Least $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change

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Antarctica May Have Hit A Record High Temperature — Again