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Burning questions

In wildfire-riddled Tennessee, climate change is a hot topic

Residents blame drought, and some point to climate.

ice, ice, ladies

Ho hum, another scientific expedition to Antarctica … but this time the scientists are all women.

This is the largest all-female expedition ever.

Trump's America

Our government is now getting its science news from science-denying Breitbart.

The dystopian nightmare seems to be descending sooner than we thought.

land rights and wrongs

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon increased by a whopping 29 percent this year — but there’s a way to slow it.

According to satellite imagery, loggers depleted 3,000 square miles of the Amazon from August 2015 to July 2016. That may be partially attributable to funding cuts that have hamstrung the government agency responsible for monitoring illegal logging. In 2004, Brazil created …

not dead yet!

The Great Barrier Reef is still dying, still refuses to die.

It's sort of like that time the whole family said goodbye to Great-Uncle Fred only to have him show up at Christmas dinner two weeks later, wheeling an oxygen cart.

good luck with that

OPEC agrees to cut 1.2 million barrels a day, pleasing U.S. oil companies.

But the cartel has a hard time sticking to its agreements.

Ok, We'll Bite

Is Ivanka Trump a secret climate hawk? Probably not, but ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

An anonymous source told Politico that Ivanka Trump plans to make climate change a signature issue.

Deja Vu

Appalachia, who? The red heart of America is smoldering.

In the midst of disaster, many in Appalachia feel forgotten.

Waiter, there’s a human rights violation in my soup

There is child labor in your food.

A report from Amnesty International reveals labor exploitation in the palm oil industry.