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A car is submerged by floodwaters on a portion of I-94 in Detroit, several days after heavy rains flooded parts of the city in June. Matthew Hatcher/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Detroit homes are being overwhelmed by flooding — and it's not just water coming in

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When consumers want to reduce their carbon footprint, food choices matter

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How other countries at COP26 view American leadership and climate promises

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U.S. climate envoy John Kerry speaks at the COP26 summit during a joint U.S.-China statement on a declaration enhancing climate action. Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. and China announce surprise climate agreement at COP26 summit

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Brianna Fruean, a Samoan member of the Pacific Climate Warriors, speaks at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, on Tuesday. Ian Forsyth/Getty Images hide caption

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For Brianna Fruean, the smell of mud drives home the need for climate action

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How island nations vulnerable to climate change need rich, polluting countries to act

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Vanessa Nakate speaks during the climate strike march on October 1, 2021 in Milan, Italy. Stefano Guidi/Getty Images hide caption

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Uganda's Vanessa Nakate says COP26 sidelines nations most affected by climate change

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Uganda's Vanessa Nakate says COP26 sidelines nations most affected by climate change

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What President Xi Jinping's absence from COP26 indicates for China's climate pledges

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Ruth Miller is among a group of young Indigenous activists who have come to add their voice to COP26. Wilson Center hide caption

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Indigenous activists are united in a cause and are making themselves heard at COP26

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Indigenous activists say the legacy of colonialism has limited their access to COP-26

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Crystal Wahpepah researched the origins of various Native American foods as a part of opening her new restaurant, Wahpepah's Kitchen. Sings in the Timber/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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An Indigenous chef is putting her heritage on the menu with landmark restaurant

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Lead U.S. negotiator at Paris summit on what's next for 2021 climate talks

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Kickapoo chef honors her heritage with Oakland's first Indigenous restaurant

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Lyft's first safety report shows over 4,000 reports of sexual assault

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