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Climate Is Changing At An “Unprecedented” Rate

According to a recent study, a major climate shift may occur within the next few decades.

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After Porter Ranch, Los Angeles’ Low-Income Communities Want Environmental Justice Too

As the people of Porter Ranch return home, residents of Los Angeles’ working class communities continue to face similar environmental issues on a daily basis.

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Yellowstone’s Grizzly Bears Could Be Left Unprotected

Grizzly bears may lose their endangered species protections in and around Yellowstone National Park. There are approximately 700 bears in the area today, up from as few as 136 bears in 1975 when they were first listed as threatened.

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Air Pollution Killed Over Five Million People In 2013

According to a new report, air pollution prematurely killed more than 5.5 million people in 2013, with China and India accounting for more than half of the global total.

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More Plastic Than Fish In Oceans By 2050 Helps Drive Calls For Reduced Plastic Use

Plastic is infiltrating our oceans at alarming rates, which could finally force us to address our plastic consumption.

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Native American Tribe In Louisiana Becomes First Climate Change Refugee Group In US

The Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Native American tribe just became the first official group of climate change refugees in the United States.

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The Pentagon Is Taking Climate Change Seriously

The Department of Defense recently released a report on how the military should respond to climate change, showing that they consider climate change to be a significant threat.

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Big Business Wants To Make Money Off Of Melting Arctic

While the Arctic continues to melt at alarming rates, big businesses are getting ready to swoop in and profit.

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Obama Administration Wants To Reduce Methane Emissions From Public Land

For the second week in a row, Obama has announced a rehaul of 30 year old regulations on oil and gas companies. After banning new coal leases on federal land last week, the Obama administration announced this week that oil companies must reduce the wasteful release of natural gas and curb methane ...

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Obama Temporarily Bans New Coal Leases On Federal Land

In its first review of the coal program in thirty years, the White House recently announced a halt to coal-leasing on federal lands.

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In Millennials’ Lifetime, Global Warming Could Heat Us Beyond Our Bodies’ Physical Limits

A new study suggests that if greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced, the resulting high temperatures and humidity could expose hundreds of millions of people to lethal heat stress.

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The U.S. Can Now Export Oil For The First Time In Forty Years

A year-end budget deal will allow U.S. oil producers to export oil to the global market for the first time since 1975.

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20-Somethings Provide Only Full Public Record Of Paris Climate Talks

In the beginning of December, diplomats from all over the globe met for the 2015 United Nations Climate Conference. The only full record of this conference comes from a Google Doc created by two 20-somethings.

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Millennial Voices Heard At Climate Conference As Paris Talks Comes To A Close

More than 30,000 world leaders, delegates, and NGO representatives converged at the United Nations Climate Conference in Paris two weeks ago with hopes to establish a consensus for a worldwide initiative to curb climate change for current and future generations. Despite the presence of roves of ...

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Beijing Issues Red Alert Over Pollution Concerns; U.S. Department of Justice To Investigate Chicago Police

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