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Carbon Dioxide Pollution Hits an All-Time High

This is the highest level we’ve seen across the globe — ever.

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Can Mushroom Packaging Help Save the Planet?

A new material grown from fungus disintegrates in weeks in your garden.

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Severe Heat Waves: The Wave of the Future?

A climate study says they may become an annual threat.

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Climate Change as Far as the Eye Can Sea

One study shows sea levels rose more in the 20th century than in any of the previous 27 centuries.

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Global Water Shortages May Be Far Worse than We Thought

A new study found about two-thirds of the population suffers severe shortages every year.

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What Is a Polar Vortex?

Plus, nine ways to stay safe in sub-zero temperatures.

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Have Arachnophobia? These Are the Only Spiders That Are Likely to Hurt You

Here are 8 venomous spiders — one for each creepy little leg — you don’t want to mess with.

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How to Get Rid of Ivy Without Weed Killer

Plus, 4 reasons you should get rid of this evil villain of the plant world.

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How Not to Go Snowblind

Sunglasses or ski goggles are key on sunny, snowy days.

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Are Trees Making Climate Change Worse?

A dark downside of dark trees.

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Is Snow Ice Cream Safe to Eat?

Maybe, but you have to know how to choose the right white stuff.

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Ice Fishing Safety Tips

Don't find yourself on thin ice — and if you fall through, know what to do.

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California Drought Emergency Extended Until Spring

Recent storms brought flooding and big surf, but the state continues to suffer from a severe water shortage.

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Mumbai Landfill Fire Can Be Seen From Space

Disgusted? Here are five ways to cut down on your own household trash.


How to Prevent Hail Damage

These plummeting iceballs can shatter glass, dent cars and wreck roofs.