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In this 2010 photo, steam rises from towers at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Baytown, Texas. Recently leaked memos from Exxon Mobil have shown that the company knew about climate change as early as 1981 but still funded deniers. Pat Sullivan/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Visitors to the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum regard a letter dated February 9, 1774 on display in 2006. The letter was written by John Moultrie, the Lieutenant Governor of then British East Florida and addressed to 'The Cowkeeper, the founder of the Seminole Tribe of Florida' in which Moultrie asks The Cowkeeper for peace between the Seminoles and the British. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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FC Kansas City pose with the trophy after the NWSL soccer championship match in Portland, Ore., on Oct. 1. Deford's commentary was corrected to include information about the NWSL, the top professional women's soccer league in the U.S. Craig Mitchelldyer/AP hide caption

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In this August 2015 file photo, plants burned in the Rocky Fire are shown near Lower Lake, Calif. NPR's environment and climate change reporting encompasses related topics such as wildfires, drought, and other natural disasters. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Former NPR science correspondent (and now host of Science Friday) Ira Flatow interviews a few penguins while reporting from Antarctica in 1979. NPR's environment reporting has increased and expanded greatly since. Katherine Bouton/IraFlatow.com hide caption

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