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June 17, 2015

Pope Francis’ Climate Change Encyclical Just Leaked. Here’s What It Says.

Humans are causing climate change, and there will be “grave consequences” if we don’t act fast, warns the pope.

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May 22, 2015

Your Binge-Watching Is Making the Planet Warmer

Those cat videos, TED talks, and Netflix original series you watch to unwind might be slowly killing the planet.

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May 22, 2015

This Palm Oil Company Just Bulldozed a Rainforest

Astra has cut down 14,000 hectares of forests since 2007 to make way for palm oil plantations, environmentalists say.

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May 22, 2015

Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields.

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May 22, 2015

Climate Change Blamed for Severe Drought Hitting Vietnam’s Coffee Crops

Exports drop 40% as world’s second-biggest coffee exporter suffers rising temperatures and drought, combined with effects of deforestation, land degradation and depleted water resources caused by decades of growth.

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March 9, 2016

Are Big Power Companies Pulling a Fast One on Florida Voters?

Utilities are backing a ballot measure they claim is pro-solar. Environmentalists say it’s anything but.

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Ethiopians in the rural Ziway Dugda district await distribution of emergency food aid in January. Mulugeta Ayene/AP
March 9, 2016

The Science Behind Ethiopia’s Hunger Crisis

The country’s last mega-droughts killed hundreds of thousands. Could the same thing happen again?

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