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To save low-lying atolls, adaptive measures need to start now

New research uses 5,000 years of geological data to understand how and when sea level rise will affect the livability of low-lying reef islands.

What dueling Biden, Trump plans mean for energy jobs

Both Donald Trump and Joe Biden claim their energy plans would create thousands of jobs. But analysts say the rhetoric on both sides is misleading.

EU says fossil fuel subsidies undermine its climate ambitions

EU countries spent 159 billion euros on energy subsidies in 2018, according to a commission report published this month. Nearly a third of that went on fossil fuels.

Climate change activists host vigils for long-term solutions

Classic rock 'n' roll lyrics and "go vote" chants fill intersections across Phoenix as a band of activists take to street corners on weekends to advocate for the election of government officials who support climate change solutions.

With new roadmap to combat rising seas, Virginia officially acknowledges the threat of climate change

Virginia will no longer sidestep recognition that climate change is occurring and poses an existential threat to the state's way of life, shoreline, economies and resources, a new planning document released by Gov. Ralph Northam's administration reveals.

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Colorado’s East Troublesome wildfire explodes in size, forces evacuations

A dire wildfire crisis is unfolding in Colorado after a blaze exploded sixfold in size in just 24 hours, growing to about 125,600 acres. The blaze has all the hallmarks of climate change.

Inside Gen Z’s fight for climate change action

A generation that grew up witnessing a world with a rapidly changing climate is coming of age. Now, young climate activists are bringing a sense of urgency to mobilizing social and political movements across the nation. They say we're running out of time.

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America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Wreck on the Green Highway

Most of us are trying to forget Tuesday night's debate debacle. But one interaction is worth revisiting.

Climate change will continue to widen gaps in food security, new study finds

Countries already struggling with low crop yields will be hurt most by a warming climate.

Why environmental justice needs to be on the docket in the presidential debates: Derrick Z. Jackson

If you want to talk about the inequality in our economy, COVID-19, race, and silent violence in our cities, you need to start with environmental injustice.

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