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Climate change is making the Earth a warmer and weirder place, forcing researchers, companies and governments to understand, confront and adapt to rising dangers.

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A hotter planet will make solar power less efficient

Photovoltaic cells are notoriously sensitive to temperature. Now a new study reveals how global warming will reduce output across the globe by 2100.

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Climate change or just crazy weather? How improving tools make it easier to tell.

Scientists linked late July’s heat wave in Western Europe to climate change in a matter of days.

People cool down in the fountains of the Trocadero gardens in Paris, Thursday July 25, 2019
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What is geoengineering—and why should you care?

As the threats of climate change grow, we’re all likely to hear more and more about the possibilities, and dangers, of geoengineering. Here’s what it means.

Giant ash cloud from the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, 1991 towering above farms and agricultural lands in the Philippines.
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Giving up just half your hamburgers can really help the climate

The bad news: to make really deep emissions cuts, most of us should probably go vegan.

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