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Forests can’t handle all the net-zero emissions plans – companies and countries expect nature to offset too much carbon

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Net-zero emissions pledges to protect the climate are coming fast and furious from companies, cities and countries. But declaring a net-zero target doesn't mean they plan to stop their greenhouse gas emissions entirely.

East Coast flooding is a reminder that sea level is rising as the climate warms – here’s why the ocean is pouring in more often

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The U.S. East Coast has been hit with hurricanelike flooding in recent weeks, with South Carolina and Georgia getting the latest round. High tides are part of the problem, but there's another risk that has been slowly creeping up: sea level rise.