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Many coastal research labs, like the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, face increased flooding from rising seas. Alex Kolker/South Wings hide caption

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Coastal Labs Studying Increased Flooding Consider Moving Because Of Increased Flooding

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The city of Austin is installing cameras that will let residents see rising floodwaters at key intersections. Eddie Gaspar/KUT hide caption

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As Warming Climate Brings More Flash Floods, Austin Tries To Help Drivers

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The Dry Fork Station coal-fired power plant in Gillette, Wyo., supplies electricity across the West. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Coal Country: EPA Plan Is Short Term Boost, No Solution For Industry Decline

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Mario Ramos (left) and wife Tally adjust their umbrellas in Laguna Beach, Calif. The state was among a number of places this summer that experienced their highest temperatures on record. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Environmental groups opposing the Constitution Pipeline rally outside the state Capitol on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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Activists Have A New Strategy To Block Gas Pipelines: State's Rights

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Fisherman Darius Kasprzak searches for cod in the Gulf of Alaska. The cod population there is at its lowest level on record. Annie Feidt for NPR hide caption

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Gulf Of Alaska Cod Are Disappearing. Blame 'The Blob'

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A yellow-bellied marmot keeps an eye out while it gets a bite to eat. Related to groundhogs, yellow-bellied marmots are getting fatter and bigger because of the longer growing season brought on by climate change. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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Spring Is Springing Sooner, Throwing Nature's Rhythms Out Of Whack

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The way cows digest food takes a lot of energy and generates a lot of heat. This makes them lose their appetite and produce less milk. Mose Buchele/KUT hide caption

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As Milk Production Cools In Summer, Farmers Try To Help Cows Take The Heat

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Phoenix Tries To Reverse Its 'Silent Storm' Of Heat Deaths

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Entering the control room at Three Mile Island Unit 1 is like stepping back in time. Except for a few digital screens and new counters, much of the equipment is original to 1974, when the plant began generating electricity. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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As Nuclear Struggles, A New Generation Of Engineers Is Motivated By Climate Change

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The view along the South Platte River in the Pike National Forest, in 1903 and 2012. When wildfires burn in dense forests today they are often hotter and can destroy more trees. Denver Water Department archives and Paula Fornwalt/U.S. Forest Service hide caption

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Debris and cars clog the Patapsco River in Ellicott City, Md., after flooding on May 27 that killed one person and destroyed much of the town's Main Street. David McFadden/AP hide caption

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More Rain, More Development Spell Disaster For Some U.S. Cities

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Oil operations like this one on Alaska's North Slope are designed for freezing conditions. But as the permafrost thaws, companies are creating new products to help the industry cope. Mark Thiessen/AP hide caption

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Oil Industry Copes With Climate Impacts As Permafrost Thaws

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Bob Fitzgerald stands in a spot where frequent floods have killed 15 acres of soybean crops. Behind him is a row of phragmites, an invasive plant common in wetlands. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Flooding And Rising Seas Threaten America's Oldest Farmland

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Coal stockpiled at a power plant. A draft plan circulating in Washington would require power grid operators to buy electricity from struggling coal plants over the next two years to prevent them from shutting down. Reid Frazier/Allegheny Front hide caption

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Johanna Humphrey, left, ended up with 24 boxes of crayons she didn't need. She gave them to teacher Laura Smith, right, through the Buy Nothing Project. It encourages people to share without money changing hands. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Facebook Project Wants You To 'Buy Nothing' And Ask For What You Need

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announcing his decision in April to scrap Obama administration fuel economy standards. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Nothing Certain In Search For 'Regulatory Certainty' At EPA

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Mike Stone, left, and Andy Sherman in the pumping station for Hannibal, Mo., during a flood in 1993. The city is protected by a flood wall, and flood managers have built up levees to protect against flooding. But scientists warn those structures are making flooding worse. Cliff Schiappa/AP hide caption

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Levees Make Mississippi River Floods Worse, But We Keep Building Them

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Florida's coral reefs, already bleached by years of warming ocean waters, are being further battered by a mysterious disease. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hide caption

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Battered By Bleaching, Florida's Coral Reefs Now Face Mysterious Disease

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Louisiana wants to divert parts of the Mississippi River, using its sediment to build up shrinking marshes. Planners are using this new model to test how it would work. Travis Lux/WWNO hide caption

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Louisiana Wants To Use The Muddy Mississippi To Build Up Its Coast

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