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California’s Climate Whiplash

ExplainerCaliforniaNicole Greenfield
The state broke snowfall records after three of its driest years ever. Now floods wreak havoc. These swings are the new normal—and they’re very hard to manage.

Canada’s Boreal Forest: Why It’s So Important

ExplainerCanada
Protecting the boreal is not only about saving trees and wildlife, says NRDC’s Jennifer Skene. It’s also about the people who’ve been living on the land for millennia and the urgent fight against climate change.

The Lyme Epidemic Is Worse Than Ever

ExplainerUnited StatesClara Chaisson
Prevention is the best medicine for Lyme disease—but we’ve got our work cut out for us as climate change gives ticks a warm welcome.

Atlantic Oil Drilling Is a Terrible Idea

ExplainerUnited States
While past leasing proposals have included the Atlantic among other large swaths of the U.S. coastline, today the vast majority of Americans agree that opening up more areas for leasing spells disaster for our climate and our economy.