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Chief Climate Negotiator Warns Against Consequences Of Leaving Paris Accord

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Scientists Urge Governments To Protect Coral Reefs From Climate Change

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President Trump Expected To Make Decision On Paris Climate Accord

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U.N. Official Says Pulling Out Of Paris Climate Deal Will Cost Jobs

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Predicting A Hurricane's Intensity May Have Gotten Easier

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a call for European unity in a speech at a joint campaigning event of the Christian Democratic Union and the Christian Social Union in Munich, southern Germany, on Sunday. Mattias Balk/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tourists Who Steal Volcanic Rock Are Said To Unleash A Curse

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(From left) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Trump, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and British Prime Minister Theresa May pose during the G-7 summit in Taormina, Italy, on Friday. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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A tractor pulls a planter while distributing corn seed on a field in Malden, Ill. Two scientists agree that pesticide-laden dust from planting equipment kills bees. But they're proposing different solutions, because they disagree about whether the pesticides are useful to farmers. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Market Forces May Impact Emissions More Than Climate Agreements

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold discussions during the G-7 summit in Taormina, Italy, on Friday. Guido Bergmann/Bundesregierung via Getty Images hide caption

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A weekend landslide has reshaped the California coastline and closed a section of scenic Highway 1 near Big Sur. Monterey County Sheriff's Office/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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