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Climate Protesters Delay Congressional Baseball Game

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When Extreme Weather Reigns, Disinformation Pours

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Ireland’s Agri Lobby Has Dodged Its Climate Commitments Through Special Pleading and Dubious Science

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Tory-Linked Climate Denial Group’s New Advisor Called Environmentalism ‘Satan’s Trick’

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Climate ‘Leader’ Netflix Donated to Pro-Pipeline, Koch-Supported Think Tank

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