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Recovery workers are seen at New Zealand's White Island last December. A volcanic eruption on the island killed 22 people and has led to work safety charges against tour operators. New Zealand Defence Force/ via Getty Images hide caption

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The Tough Road To Rebuild A Historic Cabin, Memories After Wildfire Ruin

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Trump Administration Moves To Sell Drilling Rights To Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife

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Researchers Predict That Autumn Leaves Might Start Falling Earlier In The Future

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President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday in Wilmington, Del., where he named John Kerry as a climate envoy. He says he'll also appoint a domestic climate policy coordinator to push for action across the government. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Rejects Pebble Mine Project In Alaska

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Flames approach houses during the Tick Fire on Oct. 24, 2019 in Canyon Country, California. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Rebuilding After A Wildfire? Most States Don't Require Fire-Resistant Materials

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A Tesla car powers up at a charging station in Petaluma, Calif., on Sept. 23. Automakers are trying to convince would-be electric car buyers to adopt new habits to power their vehicles. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Nice Car, But How Do You Charge That Thing? Let Us Count The Ways

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Then-Secretary of State John Kerry holds his granddaughter as he signs the Paris Agreement on climate change in April 2016. Kerry has been chosen as climate envoy in the incoming Biden administration. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Catherine Coleman Flowers is the founding director of the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise. Michael Carson/The New Press hide caption

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'Waste' Activist Digs Into The Sanitation Crisis Affecting The Rural Poor

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A cedar tree that burned in a recent wildfire, in the Mishmish forest, Akkar, Lebanon. Sam Tarling for NPR hide caption

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Climate Change Closes In On Lebanon's Iconic Cedar Trees

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Xochitl Garnica with the Raceme Farm Collective, which wants to add a greenhouse and solar powered lighting. They hope to pay for that with a grant from the Portland Clean Energy Fund. Cassandra Profita/OPB hide caption

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Climate Justice Fund Counters 'Centuries Of Underinvestment'

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Del Ficke, a farmer in Pleasant Dale, Neb., has embraced the cause of building carbon-rich soil, capturing carbon dioxide from the air in the process. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Farmers Are Warming Up To The Fight Against Climate Change

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