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Volunteer firefighters rest west of Yakutsk, Russia, in August 2021. Wildfires are getting more common in Siberia, undercutting the ability of the region's vast forests to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Ivan Nikiforov/AP hide caption

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Climate change is killing people, but there's still time to reverse the damage

Some ecosystems have already been irreversibly altered, scientists say. And climate change is wreaking havoc on human health.

Haley Bennett stars as Roxanne and Peter Dinklage as Cyrano. Peter Mountain/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. hide caption

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How the many pairs behind 'Cyrano' made music for the movie's lovelorn couples

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Volunteer firefighters rest west of Yakutsk, Russia, in August 2021. Wildfires are getting more common in Siberia, undercutting the ability of the region's vast forests to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Ivan Nikiforov/AP hide caption

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Climate change is killing people, but there's still time to reverse the damage

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