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    • Startling New Research Finds Large Buildup of Heat in the Oceans, Suggesting a Faster Rate of Global Warming

    • By: Chris Mooney, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The world’s oceans have been soaking up far more excess heat in recent decades than scientists realized, suggesting that Earth could be set to warm even faster than predicted in the years ahead, according to new research published Wednesday.

    "Startling New Research Finds Large Buildup of Heat in the Oceans, Suggesting a Faster Rate of Global Warming" is from the October 31, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The World Has Just over a Decade to Get Climate Change Under Control, U.N. Scientists Say

    • By: Chris Mooney, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The world stands on the brink of failure when it comes to holding global warming to moderate levels, and nations will need to take “unprecedented” actions to cut their carbon emissions over the next decade, according to a landmark report by the top scientific body studying climate change.

    "The World Has Just over a Decade to Get Climate Change Under Control, U.N. Scientists Say" is from the October 07, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney andBrady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Climate Change Could Make Thousands of Tropical Islands ‘Uninhabitable’ in Coming Decades, New Study Says

    • By: Chris Mooney, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    More than a thousand low-lying tropical islands risk becoming “uninhabitable” by the middle of the century — or possibly sooner — because of rising sea levels, upending the populations of some island nations and endangering key U.S. military assets, according to new research published Wednesday.

    "Climate Change Could Make Thousands of Tropical Islands ‘Uninhabitable’ in Coming Decades, New Study Says" is from the April 25, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Nobel Prize in Chemistry Shared by American, Swedish and Turkish Scientists for DNA Repair

    • By: Rachel Feltman, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Nobel Prize in Chemistry Shared by American, Swedish and Turkish Scientists for DNA Repair" is from the October 08, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Rachel Feltman and Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Nation's First Offshore Wind Farm Is Ready to Go, despite Critics' Blowback

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "The Nation's First Offshore Wind Farm Is Ready to Go, despite Critics' Blowback " is from the August 27, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Administration Sees a 7-Degree Rise in Global Temperatures by 2100

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis, Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Last month, deep in a 500-page environmental impact statement, the Trump administration made a startling assumption: On its current course, the planet will warm a disastrous 7 degrees by the end of this century.

    "Trump Administration Sees a 7-Degree Rise in Global Temperatures by 2100" is from the September 28, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis and Chris Mooney and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Rising Seas Could Devastate Historical Sites Across the Mediterranean, Study Finds

    • By: Chris Mooney, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The old city of Dubrovnik, clinging to the Croatian coast of the Adriatic Sea, is one major storm away from a flood that could cover 10 percent of a medieval city long known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic” and more recently as a main setting for HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

    "Rising Seas Could Devastate Historical Sites Across the Mediterranean, Study Finds" is from the October 16, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As the Climate Changes, Risks to Human Health Will Accelerate, Obama Administration Says

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "As the Climate Changes, Risks to Human Health Will Accelerate, Obama Administration Says" is from the April 04, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • CDC: Birth Defects, Miscarriages Documented in Pregnant U.S. Women with Zika

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "CDC: Birth Defects, Miscarriages Documented in Pregnant U.S. Women with Zika" is from the National News section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Countries Made Only Modest Climate-Change Promises in Paris. They’re Falling Short Anyway.

    • By: Brady Dennis, Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Barely two years ago, after weeks of intense bargaining in Paris, leaders from 195 countries announced a global agreement that once had seemed impossible. For the first time, the nations of the world would band together to reduce humanity’s reliance on fossil fuels in an effort to hold off the most devastating effects of climate change.

    "Countries Made Only Modest Climate-Change Promises in Paris. They’re Falling Short Anyway." is from the February 19, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis, Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why Groundbreaking New Cancer Drugs Still Don't Work for Most Patients

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Why Groundbreaking New Cancer Drugs Still Don't Work for Most Patients" is from the October 27, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Google Is Helping to Crack down on Illegal Fishing — from Space

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Illegal and unreported fishing is a multibillion-dollar business around the globe, and one that has proven notoriously difficult to combat. In part, that’s because it involves a constant stream of renegade fishermen being pursued by countries that have only limited resources to carry out a perpetual cat-and-mouse game on the high seas.

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    • How James Inhofe Is Upending the Nation’s Energy and Environmental Policies

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    For more than a decade, Sen. James M. Inhofe has raged against the scientific consensus that humans are fueling climate change, calling it “the greatest hoax” ever perpetrated on Americans. The Oklahoma Republican has blasted the Environmental Protection Agency as an “activist organization” that has unfairly burdened everyone from farmers to fossil-fuel companies.

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    • In Rollback of Mercury Rule, Trump Could Revamp How Government Values Human Health

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The Environmental Protection Agency has sent a proposal to the White House that would weaken existing curbs on power plants' emissions of mercury, a powerful neurotoxin, by changing the way it calculates the cost and benefits of curbing hazardous air pollutants.

    "In Rollback of Mercury Rule, Trump Could Revamp How Government Values Human Health" is from the October 01, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin andBrady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • EPA Orders Extensive Cleanup of Radioactive Waste Site near St. Louis

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ordered an aggressive cleanup of a long-controversial landfill contaminated with radioactive waste near St. Louis, delighting community activists who have fought for such an outcome but angering companies who argue that the agency’s own science called for a more modest cleanup.

    "EPA Orders Extensive Cleanup of Radioactive Waste Site near St. Louis" is from the September 27, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Obama Administration Cancels Oil and Gas Leases on Blackfeet Tribe's Sacred Grounds

    • By: Steven Mufson, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The Interior Department on Wednesday announced a settlement with Devon Energy for the cancellation of leases in Montana for oil and gas drilling on lands considered sacred by the Blackfeet Tribe.

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    • EPA Yanks Scientists' Conference Presentations, Including on Climate Change

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The Environmental Protection Agency has instructed two of its scientists and one contractor not to speak as planned at a scientific conference Monday in Providence, R.I., sparking criticism from some academics and congressional Democrats.

    "EPA Yanks Scientists' Conference Presentations, Including on Climate Change" is from the October 22, 2017 Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The FDA Just Approved the Nation's First Genetically Engineered Animal: A Salmon That Grows Twice as Fast

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The FDA Just Approved the Nation's First Genetically Engineered Animal: A Salmon That Grows Twice as Fast" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • In 'Defense of Science,' Researchers Sue EPA Over Move to Overhaul Advisory Boards

    • By: Sarah Kaplan, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A group of the Environmental Protection Agency's current and former advisory board members sued it Thursday over Administrator Scott Pruitt's controversial decision to bar scientists who receive agency grants from serving as outside advisers.

    "In 'Defense of Science,' Researchers Sue EPA Over Move to Overhaul Advisory Boards" is from the December 21, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sarah Kaplan and Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Climate Change Is Turning into a Race between Politics and Physics

    • By: Chris Mooney, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    On Friday, a major milestone will arrive for global climate change diplomacy. The so-called Paris climate agreement, an international accord forged last December by countries across the world, will become a legal reality far sooner than almost anyone anticipated.

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