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People evacuate from a wildfire north of Athens, Greece, on Friday. A climate-driven heat wave helped create conditions for the fire to burn out of control. Scientists warn that humans are running out of time to curb greenhouse gas emissions and avoid catastrophic global warming. Thodoris Nikolaou/AP hide caption

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Major Report Warns Climate Change Is Accelerating And Humans Must Cut Emissions Now

The U.N. has released the most comprehensive global climate science report ever. It is unequivocal: Humans must stop burning fossil fuels or suffer catastrophic impacts.

River Freddie Joachim
Beyond the Sea of Trees Freddie Joachim feat. FloFilz
Detached Objects Lymbyc Systym
Missoula Tristeza
Because I Hear You toe
A Desert of Human toe
You Go Up, I Go Down Whale Fall
Onsen Whale Fall

Paul Thorn released his newest album, Never Too Late To Call, on Aug. 6. Steve Roberts/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Paul Thorn Brings A Softer Touch To A Rough Patch On 'Never Too Late To Call'

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Sapalo Paul Thorn
I Don't Like Half The Folks I Love Paul Thorn

Signage for Purdue Pharma headquarters stands in downtown Stamford, April 2, 2019 in Stamford, Connecticut. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans over the past 20 years. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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As Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Nears Approval, Family Members Write About The Human Toll

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Catalyst Rocket Miner
Memories Are All We Have Left Rocket Miner
Long Before Us Rachel Grimes
Chord Left Agnes Obel
Phobia The Last Sighs of the Wind
Despair The Last Sighs of the Wind
Ontario Bonobo
7th Sevens Bonobo
Souvlaki Space Station Slowdive

People evacuate from a wildfire north of Athens, Greece, on Friday. A climate-driven heat wave helped create conditions for the fire to burn out of control. Scientists warn that humans are running out of time to curb greenhouse gas emissions and avoid catastrophic global warming. Thodoris Nikolaou/AP hide caption

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A Major Report Warns Climate Change Is Accelerating And Humans Must Cut Emissions Now

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