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Facebook ramps up efforts to dispel climate change misinformation

Facebook says it is stepping up efforts to dispute myths and misinformation about climate change, including adding labels to some posts in the UK.
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Biden cancels Keystone XL pipeline, tribal members in Montana react

When Cheyenne Foote heard that President Joe Biden blocked the Keystone XL pipeline permit on his first day in office, she cried.

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According to a scientific report issued Tuesday, the plastics we commonly use contain and leach hazardous chemicals, including some that threaten human health, especially the body's endocrine system.

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Trump's EPA rewrote the rules on air, water energy. Now voters face a choice on climate change issues

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Earth, climate change on 2020 election ballot with Trump and Biden

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Global warming is making hurricanes stronger, study suggests

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Greta Thunberg brings climate change activism to new Pearl Jam video

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Meatpacking industry hits grim milestone of 10,000 coronavirus cases

At least 170 plants in 29 states have had one or more workers test positive for the coronavirus. Some of those workers also have infected others, which is included in the count. At least 45 workers have died.

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Global warming: 2020 expected to be warmest year on record, NOAA said

Federal scientists announced Thursday that 2020 has nearly a 75% chance of being the warmest year on record for the planet Earth.
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In East Africa, Kenya, locust plague can't be fought amid coronavirus

Weeks before the coronavirus spread through much of the world, parts of Africa were already threatened by another kind of plague, the biggest locust outbreak some countries had seen in 70 years.

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Fact check: Is the coronavirus crisis benefiting the environment?

Despite social media claims, COVID-19 social distancing has not caused lasting environmental progress.
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Climate change: World is 'way off track' in dealing with global warming

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