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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Monsanto and its new owner, Bayer, are hit with a whopping $2 billion lawsuit judgement for health damage from the herbicide Roundup; the City of Montreal launches a campaign to label cigarette butt litterers as "Buttheads"

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Climate activists take Norway to human rights court over Arctic oil plans

Six climate activists and two environmental NGOs have taken Norway to the European court of human rights, arguing the Nordic country's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic are harming young people's futures.

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'The ocean is coming.' A chieftess sees her islands sink

Their descendants persevered through slavery, the Civil War, and past racism. Now the Gullah/Geechee people of South Carolina face another threat: rising seas and the government actions it triggers.
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How climate change is impacting retiree portfolios

Climate change is a growing concern for many retirees. As extreme weather threatens communities across the country, some investors are shifting their retirement portfolios.

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60 per cent of world’s rivers stop flowing for at least one day a year

The first detailed global map of river flow shows that more than half the world's rivers stop flowing for at least one day a year and many could run dry if climate change isn't addressed.

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'Most fundamental' climate metric takes a worrying turn

As humans have pumped greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, the Earth's energy balance has tilted. Greenhouse gases prevent extra energy from radiating back out to space, causing global temperatures to rise.

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Doctors warn of burns from asphalt as heat wave hits US West

Doctors who work in Arizona and Nevada burn centers are warning of injuries from contact with super-heated roadways and other surfaces as the first extreme heat wave of the year extends across the U.S.

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Can we save the San Joaquin's salmon?

As California's population grows, water shortages deepen, and the impacts of climate change intensify, the effort to restore a river and its fish is an expensive and resource-intensive gamble.