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First mammal goes extinct because of climate change

The Bramble Cay melomys lived on an island in the Great Barrier Reef ... until sea levels started rising.

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Your food is better traveled than you are

National ​dishes are made up of ingredients from around the world.

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Dirty money bought one coal company a whole lot of denial

It wasn't enough to keep Peabody Energy from filing for bankruptcy.

Climate & Energy

If U.S. health care were a country, it would rank 13th for emissions

America's healthcare system is a big source of the pollution that makes some patients sick.

Baked Alaska

Alaska is way, way hotter than normal right now

2016 is shaping up to be the state's warmest year on record.

Politics

Our favorite Bernie Sanders moments

His bold climate and energy agenda will leave a lasting impact on the Democratic Party.

Climate & Energy

We are fleeing the world’s coasts

Humans built up civilization around coasts. It’s not working anymore.

Living

777 days later, Congress hasn’t lifted a finger for Flint

Republicans keep blocking funds for clean water infrastructure.

Climate & Energy

Bay Area voters approve a whole new kind of climate tax

The $12-a-year property tax will raise money for restoring coastal marshes and preparing for rising seas.