Firefighters monitor a California wildfire in 2015.

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  Climate Change

0:56President Barack Obama meets with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the White House
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India Joining Paris Climate Agreement Could Stop It From Falling Apart

1:04The sun rises behind the skyline as temperatures hovered around -10 degrees January 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Buildings Produce A Lot Of Carbon Dioxide — But They Don't Have To

1:22An octopus.
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Climate Change Might Be Helping Octopuses

:53A section of Lake Oroville was nearly dry on August 19, 2014 in Oroville, California
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NASA Data Shows Last Month Was The Hottest April On Record

1:10Commuters board a Metrorail train at Union Station, March 15, 2016 in Washington, D.C.
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Building Cities Around Public Transit Could Change Urban Life

1:06Cut steaks are seen at Wilson's Blue Ribbon Meats in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania.
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Denmark Might Tax Beef To Fight Climate Change

1:56Pedestrians cross the street at a busy intersection on the West Side of Manhattan on September 29, 2014 in New York City.
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City Streets Can Do More To Fight Climate Change

1:04U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the signing of the Paris Agreement.
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United Nations Sets Record As 175 Countries Sign Paris Agreement

1:03Staghorn coral is in sharp decline thanks to increasing ocean temperatures and acidification.
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We're Killing Coral Reefs Faster Than Ever

1:37Picture of Bill Nye next to a picture of Sarah Palin
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Bill Nye Is A Real Science Guy; Read His Resume, Sarah Palin

1:07An image showing record low sea-ice level maximums in 2016.
NASA

The North Pole Is Moving Toward The UK; Is Climate Change To Blame?

1:08Melting ice from Antarctica contributes to sea level rise
NASA

Sea Levels Could Rise Twice As Fast By The End Of The Century

:58A person drinks a glass of wine.
Getty Images / Justin Sullivan

Why Climate Change Means Better French Wine ... At Least For Now

1:58Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks during a campaign rally in Tampa, Florida.
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Florida Faces A Big Climate Threat, But Most Candidates Won't Say That

1:31Political back-and-forth over the Clean Power Plan could resonate for millennia.
Newsy / Evan Thomas

The Really (Really) Long-Term Climate Implications Of 2016's Elections

1:08Adélie penguins in Antartica.
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Giant Iceberg Traps Penguin Colony, Killing 150,000 Birds

1:19small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in San Jose, California.
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Study Says Droughts In The Southwest Could Become More Frequent

1:41A coniferous forest is shown on a mountainside.
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Some Trees Might Slow Climate Change Better Than Others

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New Report Says 2016 Is 'Very Likely' To Be The Warmest Year On Record

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'Father Of Climate Change Awareness' Doubts COP 21 Will Curb Emissions

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Why You're Not Shopping In A Winter Wonderland This Year

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Newsy / Evan Thomas

The Promising Language Of The Paris Climate Agreement

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COP21 Summit Unveils Final Draft Of Climate Deal

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Benjamin Géminel

What Happens If Paris Climate Talks Fail?

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Global CO2 Emissions Dropped In 2015, Report Says

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Pollution Canceled Recess In Beijing

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Long Road Ahead For Climate Deal After Negotiators Release Draft

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India's Environment Minister Blames Chennai Floods On Climate Change

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In The Face Of Climate Talks, India Looks To Burn More Fossil Fuels

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NOAA

If The Oceans Keep Heating Up, Ocean Life Could Stop Making Oxygen