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Bernie Sanders Stakes Out Forceful Climate Stance, Leapfrogging The 2020 Field

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Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:36pm

Two years can be a split second in geological time and an eternity in politics, but it may also be just long enough for an issue ignored in one election to reach center stage in the next.

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David Attenborough’s Dire Climate Warning: ‘Our Greatest Threat In Thousands Of Years’

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Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:32pm

David Attenborough, the famed naturalist and conservation advocate, issued a dire warning for the world during a speech at the United Nations’ annual climate summit on Monday: Act now, or the natural world, humanity included, may soon collapse.

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What You Need To Know About Climate Change Ahead Of Next Week’s UN Summit

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Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:14pm

A fresh round of international climate negotiations, called COP24, kicks off in Poland next week. This annual event brings together world leaders, scientists, campaigners, the private sector and local community representatives to debate how to address climate change and put in place policies to tackle it. Here are some of the key things you need to know.   

1. Climate Change Is Already Happening
Climate change is not just a future concern; it’s happening now. The 20 warmest years on record have been in the past 22 years, with the top four being the last four years, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

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Al Gore Torches Donald Trump: He ‘Is Now The Face Of Climate Denial’ Around The World

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Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:27am

Former Vice President Al Gore thinks President Donald Trump is now the global poster boy for denying climate change.

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Why the U.S. Can’t Solve Big Problems

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Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:09am

The federal government released a devastating report last week documenting the immense economic and human cost that the U.S. will incur as a result of climate change. It warns that the damage to roads alone will add up to $21 billion by the end of the century.