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1:01Emissions stacks at a coal-fired power plant
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UN-Backed Fund Approves $1B For Climate Action In Developing Countries

1:11The Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Many Historic Mediterranean Sites Threatened By Climate Change

0:43A man takes a sip of beer
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Climate Change Could Cause A Global Beer Shortage

3:43Neil deGrasse Tyson in 2018 speaking about climate change.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson On Climate Change's 'New Normal'

0:39Woman pumps gas
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Trump Plans To Allow Higher-Ethanol Gas Sales All Year

0:58Boats line up on a canal in the Netherlands in 2017
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Dutch Government Ordered To Take More Action On Climate Change

1:25A coal-fired power plant in Germany
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Addressing The Dire Climate Straits Could Mean Leaving Coal Behind

1:18Air pollution and fog in Wuhan, China
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UN Warns Of Consequences If Global Warming Continues The Way It Is Now

1:14Cars cross the golden gate bridge
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Trump Admin. Recognizes Climate Change In Debate Over Fuel Standards

2:29El Capitan, in Yosemite National Park
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Climate Change Hits National Parks Harder Than Anywhere Else In The US

1:00Oil rig
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Trump Administration Rolls Back Another Climate Rule

0:50Jerry Brown Jr.
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California Plans To Launch Satellite Initiative To Pinpoint Emitters

0:49ICESat-2's ATLAS system
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NASA's New Space Laser Will Measure Polar Ice 60,000 Times A Second

0:45U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sign on door or window
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EPA Proposes Undoing Some Obama-Era Methane Rules

0:57Gov. Jerry Brown
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California Wants To Rely 100% On Renewable Energy By 2045

1:31Redwood trees pictured in Humboldt, California
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It Would Take A Forest The Size of the US To Offset Its Coal Emissions

1:02Patricia Espinosa and U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres
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UN Official Says World Not On Track To Avoid Catastrophic Warming

1:21A European corn borer
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To Survive In A Warmer World, Insects Will Eat More Of Our Crops

2:20Green algae blooms in a lake
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Lawmakers Want To Treat Algae Like The Serious Problem It Is

1:39Emissions leave a stack at a coal-fired power plant
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Trump's Proposed Emissions Rules Show The Shift In Climate Priorities

0:42Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
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Australia's PM Scraps Plan To Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cap

1:18Steam and exhaust pollution rises from a power plant
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Researchers Say Heat Waves Will Cause More Deaths In The Near Future

1:11A Los Angeles city firefighter walks through a field burned by the Carr Fire
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A Warming Climate Also Means A Longer Wildfire Season

1:42A coral reef
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Human Influence Has Reached Almost Every Remote Corner Of The Ocean

1:38Air conditioning units for sale
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Our Air Conditioning Appetite Could Lead To More Air Quality Deaths

1:16A person swims through a coral arch in the Great Barrier Reef
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Hawaii Wants To Ban Sunscreens That Cause Severe Bleaching In Corals

1:58A wind turbine and cooling towers from a coal power plant
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Some Of Our Worst-Polluting Industries Could Get Greener With One Fix

1:27construction in Miami
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Coastal Real Estate Is Already Feeling The Costs Of Sea Level Rise

0:58Pope Francis
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Pope Francis: 'There Is No Time To Lose' On Climate Action

0:43Coal power plant
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Carbon Dioxide Levels In The Atmosphere Hit Record High In 2018