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Greta Thunberg Mural Vandalized Days After Appearing: 'This Is Oil Country'

The Canadian artist who created it is asking for the public to focus "that anger and fear into making large scale change" instead.

This Fisherman Wants Us To Use The Oceans To Fight Climate Change

If we care about a livable planet, commercial fisherman-turned-kelp farmer Bren Smith says we need a Blue New Deal.

Tornado Touches Down In Dallas, Causing Damage And Mass Power Outages

More than 150,000 people were without power early Monday as fierce winds and "half dollar size hail" swept through the region.

The Hoax That Tricked Millions Into Thinking About The Environment

This weird gadget from Treepex was supposed to be satirical. But then people actually wanted to buy it.

America's Biggest Trash Hauler Stops Shipping Plastic To Poor Countries

Exporting plastic for processing overseas has been linked to ocean pollution.

Bernie Sanders To Hold Comeback Rally Across From Nation's Largest Public Housing Complex

The location, in the shadow of New York's dirtiest power plant, is a deliberate choice by the senator and his campaign.

Hundreds Of Rats Formerly Living With Woman In Van Are Up For Adoption

The rats' owner "really loved them" but the population "got out of hand very quickly," the San Diego Humane Society said.

Watch A Bunch Of Scientists Freak Out Over A ‘Whale Fall’ On The Bottom Of The Ocean

“Dinner is served,” a researcher said as dozens of octopuses and fish munched on the carcass.

Floyd, A 190-Pound Dog, Rescued From Hike After Getting Too Tired

The exhausted mastiff had to be carried down a Utah mountain by a search and rescue squad.

California To Launch Statewide Earthquake Warning Alert System

The ShakeAlert system, the first of its kind in the nation, will give early warnings to residents about to feel strong quakes.

A Coffee Crisis Is Brewing And It Could Make Your Morning Joe Less Tasty

Climate change, disease and poverty threaten the global coffee industry.

Trump Admin Moves To Greenlight Logging In America's Largest National Forest

The plan would roll back protections for 9.2 million acres of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.

Typhoon Hagibis Leaves At Least 66 Dead In Japan

Hagibis was the worst storm to hit the country in decades, with some regions getting up to 3 feet of rain in just 24 hours.

California Demands PG&E Compensate Customers Affected By Forced Power Outage

“Californians should not pay the price for decades of PG&E’s greed and neglect,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said.

John Oliver Forecasts 100% Chance Of 'Bulls**t' About Trump's National Weather Service Plan

The "Last Week Tonight" host tears into the Trump nominee who would oversee the agency.

Typhoon Hagibis Leaves Thousands Of Homes Flooded, Damaged Or Without Power

As many as 36 people are dead from the storm, which caused serious damage in central and northern Japan.

I Ignored The Urgency Of Addressing Climate Change. Then My House Caught On Fire.

This summer, three things happened that forced me to finally face our grave reality.

Southern California Wildfires Linked To 3 Deaths, Officials Say

More than 30 structures have been damaged by the blaze near Los Angeles.

California Becomes First State To Ban The Sale Of Fur Products

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law prohibiting the sale and manufacture of new fur products statewide.

Fierce Typhoon Hagibis Slams Into Tokyo, Millions Told To Evacuate

Winds ripped through buildings and tipped cars, killing at least one person.

Bear Family Breaks Into Home And Cub Parkours Down The Staircase

Don't worry -- the mama and her young were safely escorted out of the Lake Tahoe home by the BEAR League, a local group that helps bears in sticky situations.

Fires Kill 2, Burn Dozens Of Homes In Southern California As State Is On Alert

Multiple wildfires burned across the state as hundreds of thousands of residents faced power outages in an attempt at prevention.

Penis-Shaped Subtropical Storm Melissa Arouses Commentary On Twitter

The storm's phallus-shaped track had people cracking jokes on social media.

U.S. Public Lands Chief Says His Positions On Climate, Immigrants Don't Matter

Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley repeatedly dodged questions at an environmental journalism conference.

California Fire Caused By Burning Trash Destroys Dozens Of Homes

The Sandalwood Fire was one of about 275 wildfires that have broken out across California as hot, gusty winds signaled the start of its peak fire season.



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