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A look at what's driving the fires that covered the East Coast in smoke

Warm and dry conditions are like kindling for wildfires. Much of Canada, like the rest of North America, has experienced record heat and drought recently as climate change continues to warm the planet.

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Sea level rise follows an East Coast island community that already moved once

Sea level rise follows an East Coast island community that already moved once

An island community moved to the mainland. Now the fast-rising sea is following — a warning for the rest of the East Coast.
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Diesel trucks in NJ to be phased out for electric vehicles

In an effort to reduce pollution and curb global warming, New Jersey will become the first East Coast state to slowly phase out diesel trucks and replace them with electric vehicles under new rules adopted by the Murphy administration Monday.

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The latest IPCC report is a catastrophe

Climate change is here, it’s a crisis, and it’s caused by fossil fuels.
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Leah C. Stokes: Congress must pass a better climate bill

I've never seen a summer like the one we're experiencing now. If Congress spends too little, or passes only the bipartisan infrastructure package, we will continue to head in the wrong direction, and there will be worse summers ahead.

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California’s disasters are a warning - climate change is here

The state's heat waves, blackouts, and fires - amid a pandemic - offer a warning of our fossil-fuel future.

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Flesh-eating bacteria could be claiming more victims thanks to climate change, experts say

Even a rise in temperature of a degree or two can can increase the number of one particular type of "flesh-eating" bacteria in ocean water, an expert told "Newsweek".
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