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'Cooperate or Perish': Why the UN's COP27 Climate Change Summit Is Such a Big Deal

'Cooperate or Perish': Why the UN's COP27 Climate Change Summit Is Such a Big Deal

Government officials, climate experts and activists gather in Egypt to fight for the future of our planet.

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A Fully Recycled Phone Is a Lot Harder Than It Sounds

A Fully Recycled Phone Is a Lot Harder Than It Sounds

Our phones have more recycled materials than ever, but the industry is still far from making phones entirely from repurposed parts.

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This Car Cleans the Atmosphere While Driving

This Car Cleans the Atmosphere While Driving

ZEM is a carbon capture plant on wheels.

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Climate Change Has a Cost. The World Wants the US to Pay Up

Climate Change Has a Cost. The World Wants the US to Pay Up

The concept of richer countries, the US in particular, compensating poorer nations for loss and damage tied to climate change gains steam.

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Our Ailing Power Grid Isn't Cut Out for Climate Change

Our Ailing Power Grid Isn't Cut Out for Climate Change

"We need to integrate terawatts of renewable energy ... to mitigate the effects of climate change going forward for the next couple decades," one scientist says.

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What Is Climate Justice and What Role Will It Play at COP27?

What Is Climate Justice and What Role Will It Play at COP27?

Here's how and why the climate justice movement is fighting for a greener, fairer, safer and more equitable future.

Air Pollution in Racially Segregated Areas Holds Far More Toxic Metals

Air Pollution in Racially Segregated Areas Holds Far More Toxic Metals

These communities are excessively plagued by airborne particles known to cause cancer, a new study suggests.

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Do Blackouts Affect Homes With Solar Panels? Sometimes

We weigh the pros and cons of a solar panel system that keeps the power on during a blackout.

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