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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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The Trump administration EPA says regulations to reduce power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants are too costly and should no longer be considered legally "appropriate and necessary." Matt Brown/AP hide caption

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Volunteers search a mobile home park in Paradise, Calif. Government scientists predict wildfires like the one that struck this community will contribute to billions in losses for the U.S. economy. Kathleen Ronayne/AP hide caption

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A gas flare at a natural gas processing facility near Williston, N.D. The Trump administration wants to ease regulations on methane emissions from energy production on public lands. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Please Take Away My Kids' Cellphones At School

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Bob Fitzgerald stands in a spot where frequent floods have killed 15 acres of soybean crops. Behind him is a row of phragmites, an invasive plant common in wetlands. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Flooding And Rising Seas Threaten America's Oldest Farmland

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EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Prepares For Questions On Ethics Allegations

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How Much Can The Repeal Of The Clean Power Plan Help The Declining Coal Industry?

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Environmental Protection Agency To Eliminate Obama's Clean Power Plan

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