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The business model of luxury ski areas is again under scrutiny as the perils of climate change take hold in the Rocky Mountains. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Will skiing survive? Resorts struggle through a winter of climate and housing woes

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Customers queue to enter a re-opened Zara clothes shop at Colombo shopping center in Lisbon, Portugal, on in April 2021. Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Encore: The SEC wants companies to disclose how climate change is affecting them

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Examining the marine heatwave experience last year in the Gulf of Maine

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A wind turbine is silhouetted against the sky at sunset near Ellsworth, Kansas. The 300-foot-tall turbine is among the 134 units that make up the Post Rock Wind Farm. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Misinformation is derailing renewable energy projects across the United States

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Australia's Great Barrier Reef has experienced four mass bleaching events in the last seven years, like this one in 2017. Scientists warn repeated bleaching makes it tough for corals to recover. Brett Monroe Garner/Getty Images hide caption

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A massive bleaching event is taking place in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

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This satellite image shows the main piece of C-37 close to Bowman Island. Scientists are concerned because an ice shelf the size of New York City collapsed in East Antarctica, an area that had long been thought to be stable. NASA via AP hide caption

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Gas prices have hit a record high, not adjusted for inflation, which has sparked increased demand for electric cars, hybrids and smaller gasoline-powered vehicles. But shoppers may not find much to choose from. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Gas prices got you wanting an electric or hybrid car? Well, good luck finding one

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More people are looking for hybrid or electric cars — but there aren't many options

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Vice President Harris looks at a hyperwall during a climate change discussion at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on Nov. 5 , 2021. The SEC unveiled new proposals on Monday requiring companies to disclose climate-related risks. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The SEC wants companies to disclose how climate change is affecting them

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Water restrictions are in place as the historic drought persists in the West

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On Sept. 1, 2021, 7 inches of rain from the remains of Hurricane Ida hammered down on Cresskill Middle/High School in Bergen County, N.J. Superintendent Michael Burke walks through what's left of the media center. Mohamed Sadek for NPR hide caption

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This school wasn't built for the new climate reality. Yours may not be either

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Waves lap ashore near condo buildings in Sunny Isles, Fl., on Aug. 9, 2021. Rising sea levels are seen as one of the potential consequences of climate change and could impact areas such as Florida's Miami-Dade County. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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