The record-setting high is much more than a quick spike for the Russian Arctic, where months of extreme heat may have dangerous consequences.
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Glaciers continue to melt, temperatures are reaching record-breaking highs, and forest growth is declining further. Our reporters explain the latest news in the battle against climate change.
Without these interventions, scientists say the Earth’s coral reefs as we know them could disappear before the next century.
The effects on wildlife and the ability of forests to store CO2 from fossil fuels could be enormous.
The “sequoias of the sea” suck up carbon and shelter special species. They’ve been hit hard, but scientists, surfers, and more are banding together to save them.
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Melting ice is crucial to the thirsty Indus River region. But now the flow is projected to decline, posing risks for agriculture and a growing population.
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