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Climate change is making the Earth a warmer and weirder place, forcing researchers, companies and governments to understand, confront and adapt to rising dangers.

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We’ve already built too many power plants and cars to prevent 1.5 ˚C of warming

Unless we begin shutting down coal and natural-gas facilities, and stop building new ones, we’re doomed to miss the targets of the Paris treaty.

A coal-fired power plant in Huai'an city, east China's Jiangsu province.
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The biggest loser in the presidential debates: Planet Earth

Twenty Democratic candidates had a chance to tell voters why climate change should be America’s top political priority. They mostly blew it.

An image of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates at the July 27 debate.
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Seven questions each candidate should answer at tonight’s Democratic debate

Because seven minutes in a two-hour debate on the most pressing topic of our time is ridiculous.

A photo taken at the 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate
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Carbon farming is the hot (and overhyped) tool to fight climate change

Using farms to capture and store more carbon in soil is becoming trendy, but the science is still not settled on how much it can help to address climate change.

An image of a farm field

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