Giant Floating Solar Farms Cou...

Nov 15, 2019 by

Millions of solar panels clustered together to form an island could convert carbon dioxide in seawater into methanol, which can fuel airplanes and trucks, according to new research from Norway and Switzerland and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, PNAS, as NBC News reported.

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Indonesia’s food supply ...

Nov 15, 2019 by

An eye-opening report reveals how low-grade plastics are burned as fuel, poisoning the surrounding soil and air.

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Dwindling tropical rainforests...

Nov 15, 2019 by

Growing up in Tanzania, I knew that fruit trees were useful. Climbing a mango tree to pick a fruit was a common thing to do when I was hungry, even though at times there were unintended consequences.

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Why We Need to Fight for Recyc...

Nov 15, 2019 by

This America Recycles Day, take the #BeRecycled pledge and help keep our ocean – and our planet – healthy

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Cap and Trade Is Supposed to S...

Nov 15, 2019 by

Countries have called California’s cap-and-trade program the answer to climate change. But it is just as vulnerable to lobbying as any other legislation. The result: The state’s biggest oil and gas companies have actually polluted more since it started.

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Even States With Green Activis...

Nov 15, 2019 by

“Inslee and Brown are doing everything politically feasible.”

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The Growing Threat of Water Wa...

Nov 14, 2019 by

In 2015, United Nations member states adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, which include an imperative to “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” Yet, in the last four years, matters have deteriorated significantly.

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The post-antibiotic era is her...

Nov 14, 2019 by

In the US, one person dies every 15 minutes because of drug resistance.

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Climate change fueled the rise...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Ancient Mesopotamia, the fabled land between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers, was the command and control center of the Neo-Assyrian Empire.

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Can we build concrete thatR...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Concrete is an old material—8,000 years old. The Romans built with concrete from 300 BC to 476 AD.

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‘Racism dictates who gets dump...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Five luminaries explain the concept of ‘environmental justice’ and reveal why, alongside the climate crisis, it is one of the most pressing issues of our time   

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Plastic from fish guts. ItR...

Nov 14, 2019 by

A student from England’s University of Sussex has won about $40,000 for the invention of a translucent and biodegradable plastic made entirely from fish leftovers.

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Cities Worldwide Are Reimagini...

Nov 14, 2019 by

At a time when most of humanity lives in cities, where do cars belong — especially the old, polluting ones that make city air foul for people to breathe?

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‘Blather and hysteria’: Conser...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Rep. Devin Nunes of California and other House Republicans were clearly trying to rally the Trumpian base on Wednesday, when the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump offered its first public testimony.

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The world’s energy report card...

Nov 14, 2019 by

The world just got its energy report card … and at best, its grades are mixed.

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Climate change will affect “ev...

Nov 13, 2019 by

A baby born today will face higher risks of disease and undernutrition because of climate change, according to a new report in The Lancet.

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The businesses that are — and ...

Nov 13, 2019 by

When president Trump announced his plans to withdraw from the Paris Agreement in 2017, businesses spoke out en masse in opposition to this plan — conveying that long-term, global competitiveness demands climate action.

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Doubling down: Researchers inv...

Nov 13, 2019 by

Climate researchers are increasingly exploring risk potentials associated with compound climate change events.

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One of the country’s biggest c...

Nov 13, 2019 by

This past summer, members of Congress and environmental groups began using the hashtag #ChamberofCarbon to call out the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its anti-climate agenda.

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In Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro’s An...

Nov 13, 2019 by

An oil spill has been contaminating the northeastern shore for weeks.

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Build Tall or Net-Zero? The Co...

Nov 13, 2019 by

As President Trump moves forward with America’s globally embarrassing plan to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the state of California is—in addition to addressing the brunt of current climate change impacts—leading the nation in crafting policy around emissions reductions.

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You’re Paying Big Oil to...

Nov 12, 2019 by

The one thing you never want to hear your dentist say is “oops!” It’s also alarming to hear from a former U.S. senator — 25 years after he passed a temporary oil subsidy for Big Oil.

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TCI is a Strategy to Enforce L...

Nov 12, 2019 by

The Baker administration may be on the verge of leading the Northeast towards a major advance in climate policy.

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What’s Driving Antarctica̵...

Nov 12, 2019 by

Antarctica’s ice loss is on the rise. Along with warmer water eating away at ice shelves from below, atmospheric rivers are causing trouble from above.

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E.P.A. to Limit Science Used t...

Nov 12, 2019 by

The Trump administration is preparing to significantly limit the scientific and medical research that the government can use to determine public health regulations, overriding protests from scientists and physicians who say the new rule would undermine the scientific underpinnings of government policymaking.

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As Climate Change Threatens Mi...

Nov 11, 2019 by

Spring floods, hot summers and warmer winters have been wake-up calls as global warming raises the risks for everything from ice fishing to growing seasons.

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How fungi could help stem our ...

Nov 11, 2019 by

THEY REALLY ARE MAGIC

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Opinion: Imagine if L.A. put t...

Nov 11, 2019 by

In the summer of 2028, hundreds of thousands of athletes, support staff and tourists will flood into Los Angeles for the 34th Olympiad, all needing a roof over their heads immediately. Within hours, they will all find one.

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Investing in Renewable Energy:...

Nov 11, 2019 by

Renewable energy is the future.

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No other president would have ...

Nov 11, 2019 by

[Translate] < President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday evening, Aug. 21, 2019,...

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