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Biden's Climate Plan, Part Of The Budget Package, Is Stalled In Congress

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A new study finds common climate change terms can be confusing to the public — including phrases describing the transition to cleaner energy sources. Here, a wind turbine operates near a coal-fired power plant in Germany. Patrick Pleul/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Goodbye, Climate Jargon. Hello, Simplicity!

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Rebuilding Paradise

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Transmission Lines Are Vital In The Shift To Clean Energy. But They're A Hard Sell

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Wildlife Officials Take 23 Species Off The Endangered List Due To Extinction

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Northern California Has Been Hit With A Startling Increase Of Wildfire Smoke

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An ivory-billed woodpecker specimen is on a display at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Death's come knocking a last time for the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 assorted birds, fish and other species: The U.S. government is declaring them extinct. Haven Daley/AP hide caption

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Cities And Homeowners Look For Ways To Prevent Flood Deaths In Basement Apartments

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Long Wildfire Seasons Also Mean Extended Periods Of Dangerous Air Quality

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Flames from the Windy Fire burn up a giant tree this month in the Trail of 100 Giants grove in Sequoia National Forest in California. Children in younger generations will experience two to seven times more extreme climate events such as wildfires, a new study says. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Advocates Say Wind Farm Plans Interfere With Fertile Fishing Areas

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Over many decades studying sequoias, Nate Stephenson had never seen old-growth sequoias die in large numbers until recently. "That's just unheard of," he says. When the first images emerged after the Castle Fire hit, he wasn't prepared. Lauren Sommer/NPR hide caption

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Mary Bradshaw's house in Elkhorn, Ore., in February. The fire-hardened home was one of the few that survived last year's Beachie Creek Fire in the area. Kristyna Wentz-Graff/OPB hide caption

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Hurricane Sam has not triggered any storm warnings or watches, but forecasters are keeping a close eye on the storm, with it predicted to reach major hurricane status on Saturday. NOAA/Esri/HERE/Garmin/Earthstar Geographics hide caption

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U.N. Climate Conference President On 'Last Best Chance' To Combat Global Warming

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