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France ratifies U.N. climate deal. Your move, rest of world.

It is the first major industrialized country to do so.

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Kids who breathe polluted air have higher rates of mental illness

Even a little pollution may have a big effect.

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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.

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.

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Alaska is way, way hotter than normal right now

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

We are fleeing the world’s coasts

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

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

Republicans keep blocking funds for clean water infrastructure.