Jason Momoa delivers climate change speech at the UN
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Jason Momoa delivers climate change speech at the UN

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The Amazon Has Seen More Than 100,000 Fires This Year, Causing Spike in Air Pollution
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The Amazon Has Seen More Than 100,000 Fires This Year, Causing Spike in Air Pollution

Carbon monoxide emissions over the Amazon for the first two weeks of AugustImage: European Space AgencyThe fires burning throughout the Amazon rainforest and the rest of Brazil are billowing all types of air pollutants into the atmosphere, new satellite images from the European Space Agency (ESA)show.The agency released the images Monday, reminding the world that…

Arctic sea ice plunges to dismal levels
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Arctic sea ice plunges to dismal levels

Sea ice in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Image: AP / Shutterstock By Mark Kaufman2019-09-23 21:02:25 UTC After a year of extreme melt, Arctic sea ice ended up dropping to its second-lowest level on record — a mark only surpassed by melting in 2012. The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) announced Monday that the…