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Fluorescent Blue Glow Seen on a Chennai Beach May Be a Sign of an Unhealthy Ocean

Even as people gush over the glow, scientists and coastal experts say it could be an effect of climate change and might be harmful to marine life.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago
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This 14-Year-Old Climate Activist Is Giving Up School to Save the World

"World leaders have failed us," says 8th grader Alexandria Villaseñor.
Emma Fidel
Katherine Tutrone
The VICE Guide to Right Now

India Continues to Be Ravaged by Floods and Drought at the Same Time

21 major cities in the country are expected to run out of groundwater by 2020, whereas over 200 people have been killed over the past month due to the floods.
Meera Navlakha

How Gen-Z Is Dealing With a Looming Climate Apocalypse

Growing up in the midst of a climate crisis is pretty overwhelming.
Rachel Chen

30,000 More Deaths per Year in China If Global Warming Rises by Half-a-Degree

This figure is an optimistic estimate. Without taking future infrastructure improvements into account, the annual death toll could rise by another 50 percent.
Meera Navlakha
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Eco-Fascism: the Racist Theory That Inspired the El Paso and Christchurch Shooters

Both believed immigrants were destroying the environment, a racist trope that's gaining steam among white nationalists.
Tess Owen
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Why the Arctic Fires Are So Bad for the Planet (Aside from the Actual Flames)

The fires could create a feedback loop that only worsens the effects of climate change and leads to more fires.
Alex Lubben

Over 15,000 Square Miles of Siberia Are on Fire and It's “a Global Ecological Catastrophe”

Some 46,000 square miles of Siberia have been destroyed, Arctic ice melt is accelerating, and the smoke is choking Russian cities.
David Gilbert

Climate Change Tourism Is Cashing In On Environmental Devastation

A San Francisco travel company wants to take vacationers to places that are being wiped out by climate change, and critics say that's bad for the environment.
Anne Gaviola
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How to Radicalize Your Parents on Climate Change

It's possible to change someone's mind on climate change—if you're related to them.
Shayla Love

Arctic Ice Is Crashing, and That’s Bad News For Everyone

'This fits in exactly with our expectations of long-term climate change.'
Maddie Stone
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We’ve Already Spent All Of This Year’s Budget For Earth Resources

A research think tank has declared today Earth Overshoot Day, and it's only July.
Lex Celera