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In case you couldn’t get enough extreme weather, the next 12 months or so could bring even more scorching temps, punishing droughts, and unstoppable wildfires. It’s still early, but odds are quickly rising that another El Niño — the periodic warming of the tropical Pacific Ocean — could be forming. The latest official outlook from NOAA and Columbia University gives better-than-even odds of El Niño materializing by the end of this year, which could lead to a cascade of dangerous weather around the globe in 2019. That’s a troubling development, especially when people worldwide are still suffering from the last El Niño, which ended two years ago. Dear reader, like what you see here? Keep Grist’s green journalism humming along by supporting us with a donation today. Your gift will help us fight for a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck. Support Grist These ...

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We know what the Kochs want. What about major foundations?

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grist.org 23 May '18, 7pm

Big charitable foundations that shape the climate movement dole out cash for renewables and energy efficiency. But where’s...

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Roughly 25 percent of U.S. national parks are vulnerable to rising sea levels because they’re situated in coastal areas. F...

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Let Michael Pollan be your psychedelic guide to loving our planet

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California is shattering renewable records. So why are greenhouse emissions creeping up?

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The green beacon that is the state of California is making clean-energy strides, according to new stats out this week. It’...

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Residents weren’t alarmed when it started raining in Kauai a month ago. It rains there often. In fact, Mount Waialeale pea...

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Leadership in addressing climate change in the United States has shifted away from Washington, D.C. Cities across the coun...

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Weeks of Extreme Weather in India

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India has been hit by a streak of unusually intense thunderstorms, dust storms, and lightning so far in 2018. The events c...

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Rex Tillerson, ex-Secretary of State, has some words for the Trump administration about capital-T Truth. “If our leaders s...

How the fossil fuel industry drums up grassroots support

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The low boreal forest that spans the border between Alaska and Canada is the home of the Gwich’in people. There are some 6...