A person swims through a coral arch in the Great Barrier Reef

Hawaii Wants To Ban Sunscreens That Cause Severe Bleaching In Corals

Oxybenzone has been shown to cause coral bleaching, and it gets in ocean waters partially because of sunscreen runoff.

  Climate Change

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

2:05Hurricane Harvey
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Hurricanes May Be Getting Slower, Making Them Even More Destructive

24:08"What the Fact" show promo
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'What The Fact' Checks Trump's Claims On The Mueller Investigation

1:18Rep. Mo Brooks
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Lawmaker Says Climate Change Increases Antarctic Ice — Nope

0:38Sign warning of extreme heat
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Earth Had Its 400th Consecutive Month Of Above-Average Temperatures

1:25Bitcoin tokens
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Bitcoin Mining Eats Enough Energy To Power Ireland

0:43Air pollution and fog in China
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As Tourism Brings In More Green, It's Not So Green For The Environment

1:46Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica
James Yungel, NASA IceBridge

A Huge International Mission Investigates Glaciers' Melting Problem

1:25Street vendors stand in front of a coal-fired power plant
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Expensive Climate Change Policies Can Return Huge Economic Benefits

0:40Michael Bloomberg
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Bloomberg Promises To Help Pay For The US' Paris Climate Commitment

1:36NASA visualization of Arctic temperature trends
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Fossil Fuel Companies Are Going On The Record About Climate Change

0:40Plastic water bottle on a beach
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Ocean Plastic Could Triple By 2025

2:14wildflowers in bloom with snow-capped mountains in the background
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Spring Arrives Earlier Every Year, And It's Altering Whole Ecosystems

0:43A FEMA banner
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FEMA Scrubs Mentions Of Climate Change From Its Strategic Plan

1:08Arctic sea ice
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When The Arctic Warms, Extreme US Weather Is More Frequent

0:49Penguins jump into the water from a block of ice
Rachael Herman, Louisiana State University, Stony Brook University

A Lost 'Supercolony' Of Penguins Was Discovered In The Antarctic

0:40Theewaterskloof Dam
City of Cape Town

Cape Town Further Restricts Water Usage As Supply Runs Low

1:14The Olympic rings in South Korea
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The Winter Olympics Have Been Slowly Melting

1:22Storm clouds over Africa
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Fine Aerosols Are Spinning Up Fiercer Tropical Storms

1:39Dry, cracked land from drought
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Geoengineering Earth Might Not Actually Help Combat Climate Change

1:03Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town Could Become The First Major City To Run Out Of Water

1:32A map of global temperatures in 2017
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As Expected, 2017 Was One Of The Hottest Years On Record

1:18Hurricane Maria makes landfall over Puerto Rico
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Climate Threats Are Expected To Increase In 2018

0:55New Jersey lawmakers meet
Office of Sen. Robert Menendez

Bipartisan Lawmakers Ask For Ocean-Drilling Exemption For Their State

0:41President Donald Trump
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The Government Talks Differently About Climate Change Under Trump

:31New York City skyline
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New York City Is Suing Major Oil Companies Over Climate Change

0:56Green sea turtle
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Scientists Say Too Many Sea Turtles Are Born Female — Here's Why