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Heat waves are breaking records. Here's what you need to know

Normally, heat records are broken by a few tenths of a degree. But last week in Canada near Hudson Bay–which is still covered in winter ice–a heat record was broken by a huge 7 degrees Celsius or more than 12 degrees Fahrenheit.

When disaster strikes, is climate change to blame?

When disaster strikes, is climate change to blame?

Scientists are specifying how much damage climate change is adding to extreme weather events, potentially influencing court cases, insurance claims and public policy.

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More frequent dust storms could be in our future

A combination of climate change and unsustainable agricultural practices could lead to Dust Bowl–like conditions.

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What makes people act on climate change, according to behavioral science

To get people to shift to more climate-friendly behavior, what works best? Education? Payments? Peer pressure?
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Wealthy countries have blown through their carbon budgets

Some countries have used up far more of the world’s carbon budget—the amount we can emit and still avoid more extreme climate disruption—than others.

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Hunters and anglers are critical to climate change action

About 90 million people who hunt and fish are witnesses to climate change, and they are a critical constituency in efforts to reduce global warming.

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Why is the Amazon so important for climate change?

Here’s why the Amazon rain forest is key to protecting Earth from the detrimental effects of climate change.