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Climate Change Is Turning Your Produce Into Junk Food

Higher levels of atmospheric carbon make key staple crops less nutritious.

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Already Collapsing

Two separate studies confirm its loss is inevitable and will cause up to four meters of additional sea-level rise.

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The Geography of the Anti-Agenda 21 Movement

A look at the legislation that's undermining sustainable planning across the U.S.

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U.S. Forest Fires Are Likely to Get Yet More Frequent and Nightmarish

Development and climate change are creating the perfect conditions for widely destructive infernos.

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The U.S. Faces Longer Summers of Worsening Ozone Pollution

Scientists have linked a warmer climate to a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone levels.

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The Year Climate Change Closed Everest

As the world heats up, the Himalayas are becoming more volatile.

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The Melting Polar Icecap Is Creating Waves the Size of Houses

Yet another side effect of climate change.

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Will Global Warming Produce More Tornadoes?

In the wake of a devastating series of twister strikes, here's what the latest science has to say.

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To Go Green, Ikea Plans to Sell a Vegetarian Swedish 'Meatball'

They taste the same if you close your eyes.

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The U.S. Could Get More and More Super-Freezing Winters

The eastern part, anyway; in the West it will be hotter and drier, predict scientists.

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While You Were Watching 'Game of Thrones,' Neil deGrasse Tyson Shared His Solution to Global Warming

This week's Cosmos explained how plants produce clean energy, and how our inferior energy technologies produce climate change.

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Why Cities Are Key to Fighting Climate Change

Urban areas will be disproportionately impacted by rising sea levels and severe weather. Luckily, they're leading the resilience effort.

How the U.S. Corn Belt Is Helping Us Understand Climate Change

The large swath of corn running through the United States "boasts more photosynthetic activity than any other spot on Earth," says NASA.

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To Fight Climate Change, the Entire World Will Have to Eat Less Meat

It will be impossible to reach U.N. temperature targets without reducing our intake of certain foods, researchers say.

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What Famous Old Paintings Can Tell Us About Climate Change

Scientists hope to improve the study of climatology by looking at sunsets in centuries-old landscape portraits.

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Climate Change May Make Terrible Mudslides More Common

More intense rainstorms will make follow-on events like flooding and landslides much more common.

A Map of History's Biggest Greenhouse Gas Polluters

A select few countries have been responsible for the majority of the world's CO2 emissions since the '70s.

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Don't Get Used to the Idea of a Global Warming 'Slowdown'

A recent decline in the rate of increased worldwide temperatures is masking the brow-sweating temperatures of the future.

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America Could Soon Face More Days of 'Extreme Rainfall'

The warming climate is predicted to bring punishing rainstorms.