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Toxic trial: taking responsibility for environmental problems and solutions

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction This lesson plan and student contest were created to accompany a story from The Center for…read more

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New U.N. report warns of dire climate change effects

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO A new U.N. report on climate change is full of serious warnings and unhappy predictions of what’s to come. The report was written…read more

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South Florida considers investing in infrastructure to combat rising sea levels

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO It’s often difficult to see how climate change is altering the environment in our daily lives, but the residents of South Florida are…read more

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Toxic trial evidence

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NewsHour Extra has teamed up with The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Guardian to bring their groundbreaking story about toxic waste to life in…read more

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Scientists fish for data in the waters around Fukushima

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In March 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami hit the island nation of Japan, causing a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Three years later, experts are trying to assess how recovery efforts in the nuclear-affected area are progressing. Continue reading

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