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A pedestrian using an umbrella to get some relief from the sun walks past a sign displaying the temperature on June 20, 2017, in Phoenix. Ralph Freso/Getty Images hide caption

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Your Weather Forecast Update: Warmer Climate Will Be The New 'Normal'

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Why There Is A Change Coming To Your Local Weather Forecast

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Biden Announces Climate Team, Including 1st-Ever National Climate Adviser

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Gina McCarthy, seen here in January, was head of the Environmental Protection Agency during the Obama administration. Kim Raff/Getty Images for Natural Resources Defense Council hide caption

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President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday in Wilmington, Del., where he named John Kerry as a climate envoy. He says he'll also appoint a domestic climate policy coordinator to push for action across the government. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Then-Secretary of State John Kerry holds his granddaughter as he signs the Paris Agreement on climate change in April 2016. Kerry has been chosen as climate envoy in the incoming Biden administration. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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At a Saco, Maine, campaign rally for President Trump in September, a protester holding a sign detailing the effects of climate change on the Gulf of Maine (left) came face to face with Trump supporters who had different views. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Wind turbines near Dwight, Ill. and a pump jack in Cotulla, Texas. The presidential candidates have opposing views on the future of U.S. energy. Scott Olson and Loren Elliott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The San Gabriel Mountains are seen under a clear sky beyond downtown Los Angeles. Air quality in the U.S. and elsewhere has been improved by reduced traffic from coronavirus restrictions and weeks of rainstorms. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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The Trump administration wants to overhaul a major environmental law — the National Environmental Policy Act — to help speed approval of infrastructure projects, including oil and gas pipelines. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Proposes Major Changes To Bedrock Environmental Law

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Ford Motor Co., BMW, Honda and Volkswagen received letters from the Justice Department about a deal they entered with California earlier this year for reducing vehicle emissions. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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What To Expect As The 2020 Democratic Candidates Debate Climate Change Policies

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Hundreds of schoolchildren take part in a climate protest in Hong Kong Friday. So-called 'school strikes' were planned in more than 100 countries and territories, including the U.S., to protest governments' failure to act against global warming. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Skipping School Around The World To Push For Action On Climate Change

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