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    The End of Australia as We Know It

    What many of us have witnessed this fire season feels alive and monstrous. With climate change...

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    Why the Fires in Australia Are So Bad

    Bush fire season is nothing new to Australians, but this summer has been calamitous — and...

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    Dispatch From the Land of Flight Shaming, or How I Became a Train Boaster

    In Sweden, some environmentally conscious travelers are switching from planes to trains. Slower? Yes. But why...

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    Greta Thunberg Is Taking a Holiday Break. ‘You Need to Take Rest.’

    The Swedish teenager who inspired a global movement is returning home, as admirers and critics weigh...

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    Greta Thunberg Is Time Person of the Year for 2019

    The 16-year-old from Stockholm rose to global prominence this year with her impassioned pleas for governments...

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    Climate Change Is Ravaging the Arctic, Report Finds

    It was another very warm year in the region, leading to low winter sea ice and...

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    France to Partner with Brazil States on Amazon, Bypassing Bolsonaro

    France and a group of Brazilian states plan to announce a partnership to preserve the Amazon...

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    As Water Runs Low, Can Life in the Outback Go On?

    In Australia’s vast interior, rivers and lakes are disappearing. “We’re starting to glimpse what the future...

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    Leonardo DiCaprio Responds to Brazil’s President About Amazon Fires

    The actor and environmentalist released a statement on Saturday after President Jair Bolsonaro falsely accused him...

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    Climate Change Is Accelerating, Bringing World ‘Dangerously Close’ to Irreversible Change

    The acceleration climate change's effects have brought the world “dangerously close” to abrupt and irreversible changes, scientists...

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    ‘Bleak’ U.N. Report on a Planet in Peril Looms Over New Climate Talks

    Countries agreed to rein in emissions in an effort to avert climate catastrophes. They've failed, according...

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    Warming Waters, Moving Fish: How Climate Change Is Reshaping Iceland

    Ocean temperatures are on the rise and warming waters are causing fish to swim for their...

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    Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

    A melting block of sculpted ice stood in for a missing prime minister at a televised...

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    Stuck in Arctic Ice, Dodging Polar Bears. All for Science.

    An international research team is now adrift about 300 miles from the North Pole. It’s for...

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    Extinction Rebellion Co-Founder Apologizes for Holocaust Remarks

    In an interview in Germany, Roger Hallam said of the massacre of millions of Jews during...

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    Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide

    A study from the Lancet points to infectious diseases, worsening air pollution, rising temperatures and even...

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    Australian Fire Officials Say the Worst Is Yet to Come

    Dozens of blazes, many of them out of control, are burning from the Sydney suburbs to...

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    At Least 3 Dead as Fires Rage Across Eastern Australia

    Firefighters warned of dry, windy conditions to come, signaling an early start for what could be...

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    U Tun Lwin, Who Warned of Deadly Myanmar Cyclone, Dies at 71

    “The people’s weatherman” said his forecasts had been played down by the government. At least 140,000...

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    Why Is Australia Trying to Shut Down Climate Activism?

    An increasingly outraged public is demanding action in a nation intimately linked to coal mining. The...

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    Italy’s Students Will Get a Lesson in Climate Change. Many Lessons, in Fact.

    Public schools will require children in every grade to study sustainability. That could put Italy at...

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    A Lake With Stingless Jellyfish and Hints of Hotter Seas

    For divers, the millions of harmless jellyfish in an Indonesian lake are must-see novelties. For scientists,...

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    Spain Agrees to Host Key Climate Talks After Chile Pulls Out

    Madrid has offered to hold the next United Nations climate talks, the leaders of Spain and...

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    Chile, Rocked by Unrest, Withdraws From Hosting Climate and Trade Summits

    President Sebastián Piñera said on Wednesday that his country, which has been rocked by a wave...

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    Japan Spent Mightily to Soften Nature’s Wrath, but Can It Ever Be Enough?

    After a typhoon’s record-breaking rains breached dozens of levees, the country is wondering whether even the...

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    The World Can Make More Water From the Sea, but at What Cost?

    As more places face a scarcity of fresh water, desalination is seen as a possible answer. ...

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    Why Amazon Fires Keep Raging 10 Years After a Deal to End Them

    Many of the thousands of fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon are set by ranchers. A deal...

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    France’s Far Right Wants to Be an Environmental Party, Too

    Rooted in the idealization of the land and French identity, the National Rally’s approach focuses on...

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    The Green Revolution Spreading Across Our Rooftops

    Green roofs can save energy, reduce air pollution and attract residents with their appealing look. Now,...

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    ‘We Will Be Stuck With One of Them’: Canadians on Their Upcoming Election

    After a contentious, scandal-filled campaign for prime minister, many voters say they feel disillusioned.