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Cop26: the goal of 1.5C of climate heating is alive, but only just

The Glasgow deal makes incremental progress on the climate crisis but largely kicks the can down the road

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The world’ strongest ocean current is gaining speed due to global warming

The speeding up of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current could have wide-ranging consequences across the globe.

More tree canopy can stop climate change from killing vulnerable Americans

A small, willfully misunderstood earmark in the Build Back Better Act is in fact a response to a mortal threat.

You're doing environmental donations wrong

When it comes time to step up and put their money where their mouths are, it seems lots of people struggle to prioritize the planet and get cash into the hands of organizations that do the most to combat climate change.

EU's greenhouse gases rise by nearly a fifth on economic rebound

Greenhouse gas emissions from European Union countries jumped 18% last spring, according to data from the bloc's statistics office, as all economic sectors released more harmful gases into the atmosphere as they recovered from pandemic shutdowns.

Behind the science: Do we know how many shark species are at risk?

A troubling report finds that one third of sharks are threatened with extinction. How did the team perform this analysis during the pandemic?

Excess fertilizer washed from Midwestern fields is slowly poisoning the Gulf of Mexico

As rainfall events become more intense and frequent, fertilizers applied to Midwestern farmland washes away, contaminating waterways near and far.
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Feeling anxious about climate change? Experts say you're not alone

Research shows more people are feeling anxious about the climate crisis and their numbers will only increase in the coming years. Experts are concerned it's taking a toll on mental health.

​​How to address the looming crisis of climate anxiety

As climate change worsens, the need will grow for mental health services. Some therapists are recommending climate action to ease worry. Others are advocating for community-based therapies to fill the gap.

Silent Earth: Averting the insect apocalypse

As insects become more scarce, our world will slowly grind to a halt, for it cannot function without them.

Worsening heat waves are hammering the disabled community

EHN talked to people with disabilities put in increased danger during last summer's Pacific Northwest heat waves. Activists say accessible cooling centers and air conditioning are key to combating this injustice.