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Surviving the Anthropocene

For centuries, human civilization has impacted the world without any understanding of the consequences. If anything is going to survive what's coming next, it'll have to adapt. How did we get here? What could happen? What needs to change?

Researchers find the molecules in burning trees that cause — and suppress — health problems

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Not all trees are created equal

Kristopher Benke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

What’s happening in Texas is climate nihilism

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The disastrous blackouts are the government admitting they don't care if some people die

Dan Samorodnitsky, Senior Editor

Elon Musk's climate change prize is empty and worthless

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Cassie Freund, Wake Forest University

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This is how climate change is reshaping the entire planet

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Elisa Bonnin, University of Washington

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Polar bear numbers are rising in a once too-frigid Arctic basin

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Thick Arctic ice is melting into conditions better suited to life. But the region's warming is trending towards trouble

Julie Hollis, Government of Greenland

How rare 'derecho' thunderstorms wreak havoc across the US

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An atmospheric scientist explains these dangerous storm systems

Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University