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A collapsed house, downed trees, and downed power lines are seen in Mississippi following Hurricane Katrina in September, 2005.

Hurricanes on the scale of Katrina and Harvey are now 3 times more likely than a century ago: ‘We cannot hope to combat storms’

A new study reveals that extremely damaging hurricanes are becoming more frequent relative to moderate storms, likely due to climate change.

Climate events have cost the US economy more than $500 billion over the last 5 years, Fed official says

Global warming is expected to severely disrupt business operations and economic activity in the coming years.
Tynthia King and Spencer Ingley are among the five people chosen from an applicant pool of 140,000 to travel to Antarctica with Airbnb this December.

Meet the 2 Americans who were chosen from a pool of 140,000 people to spend 10 days on a mini-sabbatical in Antarctica with Airbnb this winter

Tynthia King and Spencer Ingley are among the five people chosen from an applicant pool of 140,000 to travel to Antarctica with Airbnb this December.
A photo of Greta Thunberg watches office workers from behind piles of plastic cups.

Offices are displaying photos of Greta Thunberg’s disapproving stare to guilt people into ditching disposable plastics

Thinking about reaching for a disposable cup or plastic utensil? Greta Thunberg might make you reconsider.
A harbor seal swims in Morro Bay, California, March 28, 2007.

A virus from the measles family is spreading because of melting ice. It kills seals and otters by the thousands.

Phocine distemper virus has killed thousands of Atlantic seals. New ocean water passageways likely allowed the virus to spread to the Pacific.
President Donald Trump departs after announcing his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House, June 1, 2017.

The Trump administration has started to pull the US out of the Paris climate agreement. Here’s what that means and what comes next.

The Paris agreement is the primary international accord aimed at to tackling climate change. Trump has started the process of pulling the US out.
Melting ice shows through at a cliff face at Landsend, on the coast of Cape Denison in Antarctica, January 2, 2010.

More than 11,000 scientists have declared a ‘climate emergency.’ One of the best things we can do, they say, is have fewer children.

After analyzing 40 years' worth of data, thousands of scientists from around the world say our planet is in the midst of a "climate emergency."
A burned out automobile is shown next to a ruptured gas line amid rubble after a fire caused by a gas pipeline explosion in a neighborhood in San Bruno, California September 10, 2010.

Over 1,500 California fires in the past 6 years — including the deadliest ever — were caused by one company: PG&E. Here’s what ...

Regular blackouts are PG&E's new strategy to avoid starting fires. A writer called it "the most detested, and detestable, corporation in California."
Former US President Ronald Reagan's Air Force One sits on display at the Reagan Presidential Library as the Easy Fire burns in the hills on October 30, 2019 in Simi Valley, California.

A new fire exploded to over 9,412 acres overnight in Ventura County, California, after a nearby blaze threatened the Reagan Library

The Maria Fire is the latest in a wave of blazes across California. Earlier, the Easy Fire got close to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
Greta Thunberg waves from the Malizia II as she starts her trans-Atlantic boat trip to New York, in Plymouth, England on August 14, 2019.

Greta Thunberg told Ellen DeGeneres that meeting with President Trump would be ‘a waste of time, really’

On "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the climate activist Greta Thunberg said meeting Trump would be a "waste." It wasn't the first time she's said that.