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A Tale of Two Climate Migrants

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story.  Climate change is fueling longer dry spells, bigger floods and more violent storms across the globe, but the effect is most pronounced in the tropics, where even a small rise in temperature can turn a heat wave from miserableREAD MORE


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Climate Change and Capitalism Are Forcing Chilean Farmers to Abandon Their Land

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. In 2018, Marta Morales, a 35-year-old small farmer, was forced to leave her hometown of Colliguay in rural central Chile. Morales grew up cultivating her family’s one-acre plot, producing vegetables to eat and to sell for income. ButREAD MORE


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Inside South Baltimore’s Fight Against Burning Trash (VIDEO)

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story.  Trash incinerators are falling out of favor in cities across the United States, in part because they are a significant source of air pollution. Of the 72 remaining incinerators, the vast majority are located in predominantly low-income communities orREAD MORE


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California’s Climate Migrants

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. In September of 2020, California was in the midst of a record-setting heat wave. The hot and dry conditions fueled fires all over the state, and smoke from wildfires hundreds of miles away hung over the Bay AreaREAD MORE


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Climate Deniers Are Embracing QAnon

Naomi Seibt was supposed to be the right’s answer to Greta Thunberg — a charismatic, blonde, German teen who would challenge climate science, like a comic book nemesis who is endowed with the same powers and abilities as her foe. Her conservative backers at the Heartland Institute billed her as a much-needed voice of reason. Seibt,READ MORE