19 Firefighters Die Battling Arizona Wildfire

The Yarnell Hill fire rages north of Phoenix.

Just north of Phoenix, a team of firefighters lost their lives in the deadliest wildfire since 1933.

Live Blog: Obama Rolls Out Climate Plan

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Read live updates from our Climate Desk team throughout the day.

Step Inside the World’s Largest Solar Boat

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Scientists on the ship are tracking climate change across the Atlantic.

Occupy Sandy, Once Welcomed, Now Questioned

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The Occupy movement’s relief team still hasn’t disbursed all the money it raised to help one of New York City’s hardest hit neighborhoods.

Are Fungus-Farming Ants the Key to Better Biofuel?

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Secrets from their underground fungus fields could help fight climate change.

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