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Christiana Figueres, the lead U.N. negotiator of the Paris climate agreement, says the next decade is the most important in the history of humanity.
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From supporting farmers to citizen science, communities are working to protect these vital pollinators.
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Around the country, people are growing food to tackle the climate crisis.
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Fish farms are linked to pollution, antibiotic overuse and emissions. An indoor salmon farm in Miami claims it can solve these problems.
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Solving the pollution problem requires much more than just banning single-use plastics.
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Kenya has harsh penalties for those caught manufacturing, selling, importing or using single-use plastics, yet the country still struggles to reduce its waste.
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“Extreme wealth is a sign of a failing economic system,” says a new Oxfam report on global inequality.
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And the community that has gone from hunting and eating them, to rescuing them.
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From extreme heat to Greta Thunberg and the youth climate protests — a look at some of the important climate and environmental news stories set to define the new year.
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This decade was likely the hottest on record. As it comes to a close and another begins, one glaring question is: Can the world make up for this lost time?
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Wildfires burned around the world this year from Australia, the Amazon and California. These forest blazes are part of nature but climate change is making them more frequent and more intense.
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In America's gambling capital desperate people are seeking refuge in the network of tunnels running under the city.
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While the rich can drill wells and keep swimming pools filled, poorer residents line up for water and struggle to survive.
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Intimate photos provide a look into how organizations such as UNICEF are working to help the thousands of child migrants there.
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A new investigation provides the most “robust” evidence yet connecting fossil fuel companies to climate-related human rights violations, legal experts say.
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Few companies have clear “climate leave” policies setting out what workers can expect in the face of worsening disasters.
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Travel blogger Jessica Nabongo saw the effects of plastic pollution all over the world.
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Some cities and states are trying to protect our night sky "for the health and wellbeing for all living things.”
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It's claimed they can tackle food deserts, reconnect neighbors and slash our food's climate impact, but it's hard to live up to so much hype.