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Countries Adopt 'Playbook' To Implement Paris Climate Agreement

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Researchers studied the carbon storage of deep-water seagrasses living at Lizard Island, Australia. Education Images/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Deep Seagrass Bed Could Stall Climate Change, If Climate Change Doesn't Kill It First

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New Climate Deal Keeps Paris Accord Alive, Draws Path To Implementation

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Peter Neaton and his crew unload black cod pots in Homer, Alaska after a November fishing trip in the Gulf of Alaska. Aaron Bolton/KBBI News hide caption

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Alaska Fishermen Hauling A Bigger Catch With Gear They Get To Use For The First Time

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As The Biggest Climate Conference Since Paris Ends, What's Accomplished?

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Downed trees mark the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Deerfield, Va., in February. A federal appeals court has blocked development of portions of the pipeline. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Countries Struggle To Agree On Rules For Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Every summer, downy mildew spreads from Florida northward, adapting to nearly every defense pickle growers have in their arsenals and destroying their crops. Bernd Settnik/Picture Alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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2-Week Climate Conference In Poland Comes To A End

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How The U.S. Can Still Advance Climate Negotiations Under The Trump Administration

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Just outside of Paradise, the charred remains of the Camp Fire stops just short of a home that survived the blaze. Adam Grossberg/KQED hide caption

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'Rethinking The Past' In The Aftermath Of California's Deadly Wildfires

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