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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, pictured on June 3, is leading a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil, Koch Industries and the American Petroleum Institute. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Minnesota Attorney General Sues Exxon Over Climate Change

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Crew members shovel pollock onboard a trawler on the Bering Sea. The fishing industry has been hit by COVID-19, but the federal agency that manages it has banned mention of the pandemic without preapproval. Nat Herz/Alaska's Energy Desk hide caption

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The Freightliner eCascadia and the eM2 are two of the first electric semitrucks to hit the highways for test-driving. Courtesy of Daimler Trucks North America hide caption

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Suzanne Simard: How Do Trees Collaborate?

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A massive cloud of dust from the Sahara Desert is arriving along the U.S. Gulf Coast this week after traveling across the Atlantic Ocean. The dust will move over the Southeastern United States after reaching the U.S. shore. NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/GOES-East hide caption

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Saharan Dust Cloud Arrives At The U.S. Gulf Coast, Bringing Haze

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Massive Cloud Of Dust Is Moving From The Sahara Desert To North America

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California Regulators Set To Approve Nation's 1st Electric Truck Mandate

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Bayer says a settlement worth more than $10 billion will resolve most of the roughly 125,000 claims the company currently faces over its Roundup product. Here, a farmer sprays the glyphosate herbicide in northwestern France in September. Jean-François Monier/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Temperatures Above The Arctic Circle Hit Record High

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Scientists Say The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Worsened Deforestation Worldwide

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Rattan Lal in an Ohio cornfield. The soil scientist is this year's World Food Laureate, earning a quarter of a million dollar prize for his pioneering work in soil improvement. Ken Chamberlain/Ohio State University hide caption

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The closer humans are to animals, the greater the opportunity for zoonotic spillover, where a pathogen jumps from animal to human. Zoë van Dijk for NPR hide caption

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Osprey looking for alewives along the Sebasticook River in Maine. The removal of two dams has allowed migratory fish to return. Murray Carpenter hide caption

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'One Of The Best Nature Shows': A River Transformed After Dams Come Down

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George Monbiot: How Does This Moment Call For A "Great Reset"?

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Minneapolis Has A Bold Plan To Tackle Racial Inequity. Now It Has To Follow Through

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