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Seasonal forecasts challenged by Pacific Ocean warming

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November 2019 was 2nd hottest on record for the planet

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Community characteristics shape climate change discussions after extreme weather

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Ocean studies look at microscopic diversity and activity across entire planet

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Air pollution is composed of particles and gases that can have negative impacts on both the environment and human health. Technologies to mitigate pollution...

Does climate change affect real estate prices? Only if you believe in it

A new study shows that at-risk homes sell for more in areas where people don't believe in climate change.

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