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Mosquito Bites Inspire Alabama Woman To Aid In Raw Sewage Problem

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A California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection airplane drops fire retardant along a burning hill during the Glass Fire in Calistoga, Calif., in September. California is one of two states to require wildfire risk be disclosed to new homebuyers. Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A photo taken in July shows what's left of the Jeffrey asbestos mine in Asbestos, Quebec. The town has voted to change its name to Val-des-Sources. Eric Thomas/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Climate Change Is A Top Campaign Issue — At Least For Democrats

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Wildfires Jeopardize Access To Drinking Water

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What Would A 2nd Trump Term Mean For The Environment?

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A truck sits in still water after Hurricane Laura swept through Cameron Parish, La. The hurricane inflicted at least $8 billion in damage to southwest Louisiana when it hit in late August. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Donnel Baird stands in front of a building where his company, BlocPower, has installed energy-saving heating and solar panels. "Solar panels aren't just for rich people, or for White people. They're for everybody," Baird says. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Fighting Climate Change, One Building At A Time

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A Thailand-based oil and gas company had offered to pay for a new school in Shadyside, Ohio. But with its local project now on hold, superintendent John Haswell says all he can do is "wait and wait." Reid Frazier/The Allegheny Front hide caption

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'Timber Wars' Podcast To Look At Cultural Divide Over How To Manage Forests

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How Americans Feel About Climate Change And Disasters That Affect The U.S.

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A new study has found that home sale prices and volume appear to be declining in Florida coastal areas at vulnerable-to-rising sea levels compared to coastal areas with less risk. Here, the balcony view from a luxury condo in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., in 2017. Rhona Wise/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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