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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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I Bought an Air-Quality Monitor and My Life Will Never Be the Same

It all started when my kitten got asthma.

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Young Republicans Want to Fight Climate Change 30 Years Too Late

College conservatives support a carbon dividend, but what they really need is a time machine.

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The Green Jobs That Could Help Save the Amazon

The beef industry is destroying the rainforest. The sustainable rubber industry might be part of saving it.

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Teen Activists Couldn't Ignore the 'Morbid Symbols' All Over the UN's Climate Conference

Security formed a "human chain" to kick activists out, and Qatar was handing out dates individually wrapped in plastic.

This Decade We Became Really, Really Sure Climate Change Is Real

In the last 10 years, our climate models have gotten much better and they all tell us the same thing: We have to act now.

Young Republicans Want to Fight Climate Change 30 Years Too Late

College conservatives support a carbon dividend, but what they really need is a time machine.

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Teachers and Doctors Are the Green Jobs of the Future

Fighting climate change means focusing on vital work often done by women of color.

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.

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Listen to the Wild Sounds of a Solar Storm Hitting Earth

Scientists created eerie sonifications of the waves produced by Earth’s magnetic field when it is juiced by radiation from solar storms.

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.

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I Bought an Air-Quality Monitor and My Life Will Never Be the Same

It all started when my kitten got asthma.

Someone in Vegas Glued Cowboy Hats to a Bunch of Pigeons' Heads

A nonprofit pigeon rescue called Lofty Hopes is trying to track down the birds—and figure out why the hell anyone would do this.

The Housing Market Is Fueling Our Collective Climate Denial

People are building houses in the path of future floods and fires, ignoring a huge amount of risk.

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