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A Shell gas station. Source: Pexels

How Oil Companies Are Trying to Win Back the Youth

This story is published as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. When he interned at Shell, José Gomez made $5,200 a month. That was before he had even graduated from the University of Texas. A high-performing student in the UT’s top-ranked petroleum engineering program, he could lookREAD MORE

In recent years, farmers in Central American countries such as El Salvador and Nicaragua, shown above, have reckoned with intense drought. Source: Neil Palmer/CIAT

Climate Refugees Face an Uncertain Future Under Trump

Belinda Osorio Hanzman chokes up at the thought of having to leave her two children behind in Florida if she is forced to go back to Honduras, the country where she was born, but one she no longer knows. “I’ll have to go back without them,” she said, pausing, in tears. “This is very difficult.” Hanzman,READ MORE


How YouTube Promotes Conspiracy Theories and Climate Change Denial

The platform’s algorithm regularly surfaces videos promoting climate denial in response to queries about climate change. YouTube is helping spread misinformation about climate change. Source: Pexels Chances are, if you’re under 25, you’ve grown up using YouTube as a definitive source for everything from news to makeup tutorials to cooking how-tos. A study conducted last year shows thatREAD MORE