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Trump tweets overshadowed these major climate stories in 2017

What the heck were we talking about while climate calamities swept over the earth?

From California to Alaska, it’s been a weirdly warm winter.

Meanwhile, the eastern U.S. is practically the only place on Earth that's significantly cooler than normal.

2017 was actually a pretty great year for the climate

Grist's resident meteorologist thought 2017 was the worst. His Twitter followers showed him there are reasons for optimism.

The Great Lakes are having Great Snowstorms partly thanks to climate change.

Pennsylvania got blanketed in 5 feet of snow. That might have something to do with global warming.

Vive la résistance: 10 ways people stood up for the planet in 2017

Fighting pipeline construction, reaffirming commitments to the Paris accord, and suing the EPA were among many acts of defiance.

Toxic masculinity is probably destroying the planet.

Research suggests that eco-friendly behavior isn't macho enough for men.

Urban hunters are pretty delighted by the coyote takeover.

Hunters are capitalizing on the influx of coyotes, selling furs for around $100 a pop.

This year, I spent a lot of time thinking about satellites.

In 2017, we got big new views of other planets, but we can learn a lot by taking a harder look at our own.

Superfund sites are in danger of flooding, putting millions of Americans at risk.

327 Superfund sites are vulnerable to flooding and sea-level rise spurred by climate change.

This year, I spent a lot of time thinking about forest bathing.

More than 80 percent of Earth’s forests have already been destroyed. How will we forest-bathe?

As global temperatures rise, more refugees will flee to Europe.

A new study says Europe will get triple the number of asylum-seekers if warming continues at the current rate.

Let’s hold off on praising China’s new carbon-pricing market

The world’s most populous nation announced it will cap its emissions, but the details on how it'll do it are still fuzzy.

France’s ban on oil drilling could keep 5 billion barrels in the ground.

The country has oil reserves the size of the Bakken shale. It just banned oil drilling after 2040.

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