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Ethan Hawke plays a minister in ‘First Reformed,’ (2017) a film that prompts viewers to rethink what they assume they already know, from politics to religion to the climate crisis. (A24)

Skip ‘Die Hard’ this Christmas and watch these 5 films to better understand the climate crisis

‘Somebody has to do something’: Top feature film and documentary picks from scholars examining climate change and cinema offer courage to hold contradictory truths and pursue climate solutions.
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Our planet is burning in unexpected ways - here’s how we can protect people and nature

We used satellite data to create global maps of where and how fires are burning. Fire season lasts two weeks longer than it used to and fires are more intense. But there are regional differences.
Recent heat waves underscore Earth’s new climate state. Sean Gladwell via Getty Images

Is it really hotter now than any time in 100,000 years?

Long before thermometers, nature left its own temperature records. A climate scientist explains how ongoing global warming compares with ancient temperatures.

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