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    June 21, 2012 | 3:00 PM

    A Young Voice from the Rio Summit

    20 years after the first UN Earth Summit, in Rio, there is a tangible feeling that the world is ready for action. In the streets, tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered to voice their concern and online activists are posting tweets by the thousands calling for our leaders to commit to reducing emissions levels.
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    June 20, 2012 | 3:08 PM

    Fire season in Colorado

    The largest fire New Mexico's history devastated more than 240,000 acres and is still burning today. Last spring, it was Arizona. Now its Colorado's turn.
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    June 19, 2012 | 1:52 PM

    Last Stand on the Island: What happens when your livelihood washes away?

    Isle de Jean Charles would be washing away even if the seas weren’t rising due to climate change. However, sea level rise will only speed up the process, making this story a stark reminder of the vulnerability of our low-lying coastal communities.
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    June 18, 2012 | 2:40 PM

    Storm the Internet

    There's no excuse for giving oil companies billions of dollars a year to pollute our climate. Make your voice heard and join the Twitter storm today.
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    June 15, 2012 | 8:33 AM

    Ten years ago, what kind of a car could you buy?

    Let’s rewind the clock just 10 years. The Detroit Red Wings had just won the Stanley Cup. Pluto was still a planet. Gasoline cost just $1.40 a gallon. And all-electric vehicles were barely a glimmer on the horizon.
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    June 13, 2012 | 3:20 AM

    Alaska natives move on as their village washes out to sea

    Officially, the process of moving the entire town of Newtok, Alaska began in 2006. Unofficially, it began more than 30 years ago.
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    June 12, 2012 | 1:24 PM

    Oil companies that caused climate change now fear its financial impacts

    When it comes to protecting their profits, oil companies explicitly acknowledge that climate change poses a threat to their bottom line.

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    June 08, 2012 | 10:46 AM

    Melting sea ice leads to battle for the Arctic

    Earlier this week, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid a visit to Norway as competition over the Arctic and its natural resources heats up. Secretary Clinton stressed the need for international cooperation as countries line up to secure a foothold in the rapidly warming Arctic.
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    June 07, 2012 | 12:36 PM

    Why are there bigger wildfires in the American West?

    Both NASA and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have predicted that wildfires are likely to be more frequent and widespread because of climate change. That happens for two reasons: Higher temperatures, and also a drier climate.
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    June 06, 2012 | 3:16 PM

    Meet Our Climate Leaders: Robert McAfee

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