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This was the scene in Miami Beach earlier this week. Miami Beach is one enormous lake right now pic.twitter.com/g2xx9RlZR9 — Josh Baumgard (@joshbaumgard) August 1, 2017 The...

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Guest post: The oceans are absorbing more carbon than previously thought

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Climate change in the US could help the rich and hurt the poor.

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Lombok villagers beat poverty with tortilla chips and mangroves.

By Thin Lei Win LOMBOK, Indonesia, May 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - J ust over three years ago, Herniati had never heard of tortilla chips,...

Guest post: Why does land warm up faster than the oceans?

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US coastal growth continues despite lessons of past storms.

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