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Color Of Climate

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The Color of Climate

All over the country, there are direct actions, lawsuits, and calls for the Biden administration to shut down more pipelines

Photo of climate change rally in Washington D.C.
Photo of climate change rally in Washington D.C.
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THE COLOR OF CLIMATE

But replacing them might not be as easy as previously thought

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The Color of Climate

California was once the leading producer of oil and gas in the United States, and is slow to move away from fossil fuels

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The Color of Climate

Some say trading water as a commodity could help mitigate future water crises, but others are highly skeptical

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The Color of Climate

New research shows the U.S. is among the world’s top plastic polluters but isn’t doing its part to clean up

Waste pickers scour for plastics in an illegal dump in the Philippines. Photo illustration source: Nick Mallos/Ocean Conservancy


The Color of Climate

After decades of exposure to nauseating pollution, activists and residents filed a civil rights complaint against the state

Danger Hazardous Waste sign
Danger Hazardous Waste sign
Photo illustration, source: Alachua County via flickr/CC BY 2.0


The Color of Climate

For some activists, the Great American Outdoors Act isn’t all that great

Oil and chemical refinery plants cover the landscape next to Black communities along the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Photo illustration. Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis News/Getty Images


The Color of Climate

Extreme heat threatens us all — but some people more than others

Two men play a game of chess behind a building in Leimert Park while enduring a heat wave sweeping through the Southland on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Jason Armond/Getty Images

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