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Scientists on the research vessel Akademik Fedorov spent a week or so setting up a network of scientific monitoring equipment up to about 25 miles from the MOSAiC ship. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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Studying The Ripple Effects Of Shrinking Arctic Sea Ice

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Fish broker Khout Phany, 39, (under umbrella) sits while fishermen bring their catch to be weighed in Chhnok Tru, a fishing village at the southern tip of the Tonle Sap lake where it meets the river. Michael Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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Methane emitted by ruminant animals such as cattle and sheep accounted for 34% of New Zealand's greenhouse emissions in 2017. A flock of merino sheep on the country's South Island is seen here in April 2017. William West/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A vineyard worker drives a grape harvester tractor in the Bordeaux region of southwestern France, where climate change is raising new challenges for winemakers. Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Climate Change Is Disrupting Centuries-Old Methods Of Winemaking In France

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Russian research vessel Akademik Fedorov helped search for the MOSAiC ice floe. It made its way through the ice of the central Arctic Ocean. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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Searching For Solid Ice As Scientists 'Freeze In' To Study A Warming Arctic

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The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that it is withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement. The move comes as climate change drives more frequent and severe wildfires, hurricanes — such as Hurricane Florence in 2018 — and other hazards. Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Formally Begins To Leave The Paris Climate Agreement

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Harry Nevak (left) starts filling his boat in Newtok with his family's belongings in order to move them over to Mertarvik. Marc Lester/ Anchorage Daily News hide caption

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Residents Of An Eroded Alaskan Village Are Pioneering A New One, In Phases

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More than 300 fires broke out in Northern California over the past week, leaving residents like Danielle Bryant waiting for updates and a change in the weather. Lesley McClurg/KQED hide caption

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For Some California Residents, Latest Wildfires Are A Tipping Point

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Investors are spending billions of dollars to align their portfolios with their personal values. But there's little agreement on what exactly qualifies — or disqualifies — an investment option from being marketed as sustainable. Above, pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange on June 10. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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How To Talk To Kids About Climate Change

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A firefighter participates in a controlled burn in a forest outside El Perelló in Catalonia, Spain, on Sept. 27. NPR followed a special unit into the woods in Spain to see how they burn for prevention. Aaron Labaree for NPR hide caption

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New York's attorney general is suing Exxon Mobil, accusing the company of defrauding shareholders. Above, an Exxon refinery in St. Bernard Parish, La., is seen in 2015. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Exxon Is On Trial, Accused Of Misleading Investors About Risks Of Climate Change

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Climate activists take part in a demonstration Monday in London, where police say they've arrested dozens of protesters as the Extinction Rebellion group attempts to draw attention to climate change. Alberto Pezzali/AP hide caption

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A minke whale breaks the surface near Boothbay Harbor in the Gulf of Maine on Aug. 10, 2018. Researchers say warming in the gulf is driving whales into waters farther north where fewer environmental protections exist. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Gulf Of Maine Is Warming, And Its Whales Are Disappearing

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John Deffenbaugh, an engineer in Penn State's Office of the Physical Plant, checks the air-handling system in one of the university's buildings. It's one key to reducing energy use and greenhouse emissions. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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How Penn State Is Cutting Greenhouse Emissions In Half — And Saving Money

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Texas voter Alston Beinhorn (left), presidential candidate Julián Castro, NPR host Lulu Garcia-Navarro and voter Dani Marrero Hi at Mi Tierra in San Antonio, Texas, on Sept. 30, 2019. Nickolai Hammar/NPR hide caption

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'I Have To Ask You This': Julián Castro Pressed By Immigration Activist, Rancher

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