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While there is no question that climate change is affecting coral, the level and type of impact is not uniform.

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No oil discovery at well near Norway’s maritime border with Russia

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A new global group of 21 lawmakers will pressure countries on climate change

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Electric vehicles: Indiana utilities get $5.5M for charging stations

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On Pine Ridge Reservation, a garden helps replace an 80-mile grocery trip

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Democrats’ budget would finance sweeping clean-energy plan

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Cowessess unveils new solar project, aiming to become greenest First Nation in Canada

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Farmer co-ops are giving Latinx communities room to grow

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Canadian oil, gas workers want transition to net-zero emissions: poll

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How electric vehicles could transform the power grid

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