How Gen-Z Is Dealing With a Looming Climate Apocalypse

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

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Fossil Fuel Giants Should Be Terrified of Becoming the Next Big Tobacco

ExxonMobil can afford the monetary damages at stake in a suit from New York State. But its reputation might not survive.

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This Guy Studies the 'Global Systems Death Spiral' That Might End Humanity

Could climate change get so bad that it leads to our extinction? A few researchers are trying to answer that question.

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What It’s Like to Live in a City That's Slowly Drowning

Climate change is making New Orleans wetter, hotter, and more dangerous. It's a preview of what might happen to a state near you.

Climate Change

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Fossil Fuel Giants Should Be Terrified of Becoming the Next Big Tobacco

ExxonMobil can afford the monetary damages at stake in a suit from New York State. But its reputation might not survive.

This Is How the Climate Crisis Wipes an American Community Off the Map

Pecan Acres in Louisiana has flooded 17 times in the past 30 years. Residents of 'Flood City' are finally moving to higher ground.

This Guy Studies the 'Global Systems Death Spiral' That Might End Humanity

Could climate change get so bad that it leads to our extinction? A few researchers are trying to answer that question.

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The EPA Is Deregulating One of the Most Climate-Destroying Greenhouse Gases

It's the latest move by a Trump administration committed to ignoring climate change.

Even with Trump in Office, the Climate Denial Movement Is Quietly Falling Apart

Behind the scenes, climate deniers are losing funding and succumbing to infighting.

Trump’s Plan to Let Cars Pollute More Got Kiboshed by California

Major car manufacturers decided to cut a deal with the state on car emissions.

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This Guy Studies the 'Global Systems Death Spiral' That Might End Humanity

Could climate change get so bad that it leads to our extinction? A few researchers are trying to answer that question.

Baby Fish Nurseries Are Riddled With ‘Prey-Sized’ Plastic, Alarming Study Finds

Fish nurseries near Hawaii contain higher concentrations of plastic than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and baby fish are mistaking this trash for food.

Earth-Like Planets May Be Common Outside Our Solar System, Scientists Discover

After studying the remains of exoplanets that crashed into dead stars, scientists think that rocky planets similar to Earth and Mars are likely common outside of our solar system.

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What It’s Like to Live in a City That's Slowly Drowning

Climate change is making New Orleans wetter, hotter, and more dangerous. It's a preview of what might happen to a state near you.

Museums Are Trying to Fireproof Themselves in the Age of Climate Change

Institutions are hiring goats to eat brush, beefing up fire suppression systems, and in some cases are prepared to evacuate their art.

What Drugs Are Most Popular Globally? Scientists Screened Sewage for Years to Find Out

Scientists monitored human waste from 60 million people in 37 countries to discover how the world gets high.

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