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10 Photos Show the Reality of a Warming Planet

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In the lead up to COP21, the Paris climate talk, the United Nations Conference on Climate Change has put together 10 images that show a changing world. From the impacts of melting glaciers to species extinction to communities facing sea level rise, these images reflect the reality of climate change.

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