Isabella Johnson leads a climate strike in Chicago

Youth Activism Leads Push For Climate Change Action

Students are skipping school to demand action on climate change. Newsy caught up with a 16-year-old activist who's leading the fight in Illinois.

  Climate Change

3:03Humpback whales in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

What Will It Take To Protect More Of The Oceans From Climate Change?

4:44Experts say green infrastructure saves money and does more for the community.
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Green Infrastructure Does More Than Handle City Rainwater

0:50Power plant
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CO2 Levels In The Atmosphere Reach Highest Point In Human Existence

5:05Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey introduce the Green New Deal
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Democrats Walk Tightrope With Green New Deal

1:14Icebergs.
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US Reportedly Refused To Sign Arctic Council Declaration

1:15IPBES summit meeting.
Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

New Report Shows The Earth Is Changing At An 'Unprecedented' Rate

0:55House of Representatives
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House Passes Bill To Stop US From Leaving Paris Climate Agreement

0:49U.K. Parliament.
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UK Lawmakers Declare Symbolic Climate Emergency

1:15'Extinction Revolution' protests in London
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London Climate Protesters Say Demonstrations Inspired A Call To Action

2:15New York City skyline
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Hot, Polluted Cities Can Show How Future Allergies Might Get Worse

1:05London police clearing Oxford Circus of protesters
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UK Police Arrest More Than 1,000 Climate Change Protesters

1:07New York City.
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NYC Unveils Plan To Slash Its Buildings' Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Journalist Laura Parker holds up an issue of National Geographic
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National Geographic Wants You To Cut Back On Single-Use Plastics

1:30The Nebraska Army National Guard helps with flood response efforts on March 14, near Columbus, Nebraska
Spc. Lisa Crawford

The Midwest Floods Could Be A Preview Of The Region's Future

1:17A bleached piece of coral stands among other coral off the coast of Florida.
U.S. Geological Survey

Mass Bleaching Events Hurt The Great Barrier Reef's Ability To Rebuild

1:12Jakobshavn Glacier
NASA

A Greenland Glacier Is Gaining Ice, But Scientists Aren't Optimistic

1:25Students in London take part in protest on climate change
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Students Around The World Protest Climate Change Inaction

1:48Global Environmental Outlook, satellite picture of Earth
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UN Report Spells Out Dangers Of Uncontrolled Climate Change

0:54President Donald Trump
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Report: White House Panel Will Study Climate Change, National Security

1:18A U.S. Border patrol agent sits in his vehicle near the U.S.-Mexico Border in Sunland Park, New Mexico
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Trump's National Emergency On Border Wall May Shift Debate On Climate

1:35Floating solar panels
Dennis Schroeder / National Renewable Energy Laboratory

A Net-Zero Carbon Future Will Need Better Energy Tech

1:41Inspectors look at the I-495 bridge over the Christina River in Wilmington, Delaware.
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The US Needs To Rebuild Infrastructure With Climate Change In Mind

1:15Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Democrats Unveil Ambitious Green New Deal Plan

1:20A dog stands in floodwaters caused by Hurricane Florence
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Natural Disasters Cost US Nearly $100 Billion In 2018

1:19Mount Everest
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Report: One-Third Of Himalayan Glaciers Will Melt By End Of Century

1:39Bowen Steam Plant in Georgia
U.S. Department of Energy

Since The 2018 State Of The Union, Coal Has Continued To Crumble

1:24People walk along the Lake Michigan during a Polar Vortex
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Global Warming Can Lead To Extreme Cold, Too

10:19A man walks on ice near Lake Michigan
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'The Why' On The Polar Vortex

2:32A thermometer in Chicago in January 2019
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Cold And Heat: Which Is More Dangerous, And Why?

1:07Crowds on a beach
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2018 Was Earth's Fourth-Hottest Year On Record