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What will the world look like in 2050?

It's 2050, and another balmy day in Los Angeles. A young woman steps outside and puts on her air filtration mask. The air is thick with smog, which aggravates her asthma. As she hurries to get into an air-conditioned, self-driving ...

Swiss glaciers shrink 10 percent in five years: study

Switzerland's glaciers have lost a tenth of their volume in the past five years alone—a melting rate unmatched during observations stretching back more than a century, a study showed Tuesday.