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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Wikimedia Commons
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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Wikimedia Commons
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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Bin Laden
May 21, 2015

Here’s What Osama bin Laden Wrote About Climate Change

Read the terrorist mastermind’s speech about the “massive consequences of climate changes.” 

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This coal-fired power plant in Indiana is owned by Duke Energy, which has the biggest carbon footprint of any power company in the country. Duke Energy/Flickr
July 14, 2015

America’s Dirtiest Power Companies, Ranked

A new report says carbon pollution from the power sector is declining, but not fast enough.

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Jeremy Kerr/Science
July 10, 2015

Here’s Why All the Bees Are Dying

Bees are essential for life as we know it, but we’re wiping them out.

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Julie Jacobson/AP
July 8, 2015

Solar Power Is Mostly for the Affluent. Here’s Obama’s Plan to Spread the Wealth Around.

Low-income households account for less than 5 percent of rooftop solar power.

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Susan Walsh/AP
June 18, 2015

We Asked Climate Deniers What They Think of the Pope. Here’s What They Said.

Pope Francis is calling for action on global warming, and skeptics like James Inhofe aren’t happy.

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