63 years of climate change by NASAThe outcome of the 2020 presidential election could dictate the pace of how climate change is fought for decades. A summer poll suggests amid the pandemic, Americans don’t care about climate change as much as they did just eight months ago.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

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Scientists are trying to find out whether children’s lungs and immune systems are negatively affected by the chemicals in wildfire smoke.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

 

With demand for mental health services at a high due to COVID-19, California clinicians and nonprofit staff are finding remote ways to try to prevent suicides, especially among teens, veterans, and other high-risk groups.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

 

 

 

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