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Microplastics in the air affecting Earth's climate, study finds

    TORONTO -- Scientists in New Zealand have found that microplastics, which are commonly found in rivers, oceans, and land, are also in the ai…

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'No country will be spared' from effects of climate change, Biden administration reports d

    A series of new reports from the Biden administration will issue a stark warning on Thursday: The effects of climate change will be wide-rea…

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Heat waves, wildfires: Here's how climate change is affecting Canadians' health

    TORONTO -- Rising temperatures and increasing exposure to wildfires are threatening the health of Canadians, according to a global report ou…

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U.K. courts green investment to fuel carbon-cutting plans

    LONDON-- The United Kingdom announced plans Tuesday to stop installing home heating that uses fossil fuels by 2035 as the government hosted …

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Climate report: Africa's rare glaciers soon to disappear

    NAIROBI, KENYA -- Africa's rare glaciers will disappear in the next two decades because of climate change, a new report warned Tuesday …

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Fossil fuel production plans would far overshoot mitigating climate goals: study

    LONDON -- The world needs to cut by more than half its production of coal, oil and gas in the coming decade to maintain a chance of keeping …

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California oil spill legal fight likely to last years

    LOS ANGELES -- It took little more than 48 hours from the moment a major oil spill was discovered off Southern California until the first la…

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Climate activists block intersection near Dutch parliament

    THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS -- Hundreds of protesters from climate activist group Extinction Rebellion blocked a busy intersection Monday near th…

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California law to eventually ban gas-powered lawn equipment

    SACRAMENTO, CALIF. -- California will soon ban the sale of new gas-powered leaf blowers and lawn mowers, a move aimed at curbing emissions f…

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Lava blocks the size of buildings falling from La Palma volcano

    LA PALMA, SPAIN -- Blocks of molten lava as large as three-story buildings rolled down a hillside on the Spanish island of La Palma on Sunda…

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Thousands march in Brussels to demand tougher climate action

    BRUSSELS-- Dressed as endangered fish or tigers or wearing toy polar bears on their heads, demonstrators marched through Brussels on Sunday …

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Stunning Inland Mangrove Forest Is a ‘Lost World’

    Aerial view of the red mangrove forests along the San Pedro Mártir River in Mexico.If you’re wondering what the most magical place on Eart…

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Google's Going to Stop Letting YouTubers Make Money Off Climate Change Denial

    Climate change deniers can no longer make money off of claiming it’s all a hoax.Google is cleaning house: Following last week’s move to de…

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Salute 480 Otis, Our Four-Time Fat Bear King

    King!It’s official: 480 Otis is 2021's burliest bear. Bow down.On Tuesday night, 480 Otis was declared the winner of Fat Bear Week, an…

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The ABCs of Big Oil: How the 'Father of Forestry' Inspired Big Oil

    Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Shutterstock, PixelSquid, Getty Images)On the ABCs of Big Oil, a new podcast miniseries from Earther and…

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What Is COP26 and Why Is It Important?

    He wants to know more about COP26, too.Perhaps you’ve heard rumblings of the Paris Agreement or countries getting together to talk about cl…

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Google Maps Rolls Out ‘Eco-Friendly’ Routes

    Screenshot: Google (Other)If you’re a regular Google Maps user, you might be able to use the app to make less emissions-intensive choices i…

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Air pollution in Africa responsible for 1.1 million deaths in 2019: study

    TORONTO -- A new study says that air pollution was responsible for 1.1 million deaths in Africa in 2019 while costing billions of dollars in…

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Pipeline anchor strike may have occurred months before spill

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF.-- A Southern California underwater oil pipeline was likely struck by an anchor several months to a year before a le…

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New river of lava threatens even more buildings on La Palma

    LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, CANARY ISLANDS-- A new river of lava belched Saturday from the La Palma volcano, spreading more destruction on the At…

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Warfare, not climate, is driving resurgent h

    Violent conflicts are behind increased hunger in sub-Saharan Africa says a new study. Here, a farmer carries forage for his mule in southwes…

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Aerosols add a new wrinkle to climate change

    Credit: CC0 Public DomainA new Yale study suggests that aerosols in the atmosphere may be temporarily holding down ocean temperatures in the…

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The Real History, Prehistory, and Mythology

    This article is part of a short series. You can find Part 1 here.That Time The Desert Almost Went Back In TimeWhile scientists can tell us w…

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The Real History, Prehistory, & Mytholo

    This article is part of a short series. You can find Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here.Why People Didn’t Want To Farm (Continu…

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An Island (Tokelau) Powered 100% By Solar En

    Originally published on Rocky Mountain Institute. By Laurie Guevara-Stone.Image courtesy of PowerSmart.Some of the most vulnerable places in…

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Microplastics in the air affecting Earth

    TORONTO -- Scientists in New Zealand have found that microplastics, which are commonly found in rivers, oceans, and land, are also in the ai…

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Fossil fuel production plans would far overs

    LONDON -- The world needs to cut by more than half its production of coal, oil and gas in the coming decade to maintain a chance of keeping …

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Paradox of the Young Weak Sun: Extreme CO2 G

    Although sun radiation was relatively low, the temperature on the young Earth was warm. An international team of geoscientists has found imp…

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'No country will be spared' from e

    A series of new reports from the Biden administration will issue a stark warning on Thursday: The effects of climate change will be wide-rea…

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Growing Climate Solutions: Climate-Smart Agr

    Agriculture is responsible for 25 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Unlike fossil fuels, agriculture can be harder to measure and …

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Climate change predictions build resilience

    Scorched tea in Mulanje in October 2019. Credit: WeatherChasersResearchers in the UK and Africa have teamed up to help tea producers better …

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Which plants and animals are affected by cli

    Hawksbill turtles feed mainly on sponges that grow on coral reefs, but their food supply is dwindling as these reefs succumb to global heati…

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Adapting crops for future climate conditions

    Irrigation water use was one of the characteristics Srinivasulu Ale, Ph.D., modeled in future cotton production under changing climate condi…

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