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More than 1,100 water suppliers have been affected, and nearly half the state's residents scavenge for clean water.

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Bill McKibben: The enormous risk of atmospheric hacking

Solar geoengineering is the ultimate, break-the-glass response to the climate crisis—and one we should back away from for now.
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At Climate Week, America’s cascading disasters dominate

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Climate disruption is now locked in. Next moves will be crucial

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Escape from the nuclear family: COVID-19 should provoke a rethink of how we live

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Less than a thousand remain: New list of animals on the brink of extinction

A newly published study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences lists 515 animal species with fewer than a thousand individuals remaining.

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Water conflicts will intensify. Can we predict the worst problems before conditions boil over?

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The 10 best climate books of 2019

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The dawn of climate fascism

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Frank Götmark, Robin Maynard: The world and the UN must reduce population growth

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Leaking pipes and a grand plan: Ireland’s simmering water crisis

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John Kerry: ‘World leaders not doing enough to protect oceans’

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