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For three decades, Cecil Corbin-Mark demanded justice for underserved and overlooked communities, leaving a legacy that many in the movement will never forget.

Fracking got banned in parts of four states, and the industry is livid.

Twelve years ago, the American Petroleum Institute ran an ad in the print version of the Washington Post against carbon prices. Now, the big oil group might be about to change its tune.

It condemned disproportionate cancer rates in the badly polluted petrochemical corridor. (via @HuffPost )

Alexis Nikole Nelson is a foraging expert who shares tips of the trade through social media.

"Global warming" is going the way of side parts and skinny jeans.

A reader asks, could we reduce waste by making people pay the full climate life-cycle cost of their purchases?

More batteries were powered up in the last three months of 2020 than in 2013 through 2019 combined.

Texas' experience of last month's deadly winter storm may have grabbed headlines, but its neighbors fared just as badly.

Coal country can reinvent itself — if it gets the cash.

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We broke down what climate change will do, region by region:

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Countries out of #ParisAccord : - Syria - Nicaragua - United States Countries in the accord: - Every - other - country - in - the - world

1/ “They're killing people by doing this.” In 2008, a sugarcane fire in Palm Beach County, FL, left six elementary school students hospitalized. Two weeks later the school board renewed a lease of its land to U.S. Sugar.

2/ The school year coincides with the annual sugarcane harvest burn. Filling the air with smoke, soot, and ash, the burn releases a type of particulate matter linked to health risks. All while kids sit in class, right next to the fields.

"Drought, wildfires, heat waves, mudslides, rising sea-levels, and much much more. In terms of climate change, the debate is over. The issue in front of us is not a scientific debate. It has everything to do political will."

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EXCLUSIVE: Trump, three of his children & others signed a 2009 letter urging President Obama to take climate action

@LeoDiCaprio  calls #climatechange  the world's most "urgent threat." Smart guy. #Oscars 

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One Bitcoin transaction uses as much energy as a single U.S. household consumes in three weeks. In total, Bitcoin now consumes about as much energy as Portugal. And it’s about to get much, much worse than that.

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