‘We Can’t Sit on the Sid...

Jul 17, 2019 by

“Regardless of how we feel about the term ‘climate change,’ the one thing I hope we all agree on is that each of us individually, as companies, impact the environment,” he said. “And it is our responsibility to do everything we can to make sure that we can be respectful in terms of that impact.”

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Dream Boat

Jul 17, 2019 by

In Costa Rica, a startup builds a model ship for a cleaner future

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Red Cross to World’s Cities: H...

Jul 17, 2019 by

One of the largest disaster relief agencies on Tuesday had a message for the world’s mayors: Heat waves are getting more intense on a hotter planet, but they don’t have to be deadly if city officials take simple and often inexpensive steps.

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What would a world without sha...

Jul 16, 2019 by

At the rate we’re killing them, we may soon see it firsthand.

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Can Trees Save Us From Climate...

Jul 16, 2019 by

Swiss scientists have identified an area roughly the size of the United States that could be newly shaded by planting more trees.

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‘Toxic Stew’ Stirred Up ...

Jul 16, 2019 by

New research shows that the extreme weather and fires of recent years, similar to the flooding that has struck Louisiana and the Midwest, may be making Americans sick in ways researchers are only beginning to understand.

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7,000+ Colleges and Universiti...

Jul 15, 2019 by

“We all need to work together to nurture a habitable planet for future generations and to play our part in building a greener and cleaner future for all.”

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10 Ways Andrew Wheeler Has Dec...

Jul 15, 2019 by

On July 8, President Trump hosted a White House event to unabashedly tout his truly abysmal environmental record.

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Trump the Environmentalist?

Jul 15, 2019 by

With swing states worried about climate change and toxic algae, the White House is talking green—while still working to strip away environmental protections.

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Meet the guy swimming through ...

Jul 15, 2019 by

Ben Lecomte is swimming through tons of plastic. Pieces of it have gotten stuck to his face. He’s passed abandoned fishing nets that tangle and kill wildlife. He’s held pieces of broken storage crates blooming with algae and barnacles. And he wants us to see it all — so we know what we’ve done to the planet.

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E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ab...

Jul 15, 2019 by

The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to weaken rules that for the past quarter-century have given communities a voice in deciding how much pollution may legally be released by nearby power plants and factories.

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98 Percent of Their Island Is ...

Jul 15, 2019 by

“Today, the land that has sustained us for generations is vanishing before our eyes.”

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It’s prime time to boycott Ama...

Jul 14, 2019 by

Pledge to boycott Amazon today. Then get what you need from Prime Day

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Climate Change Fills Storms Wi...

Jul 12, 2019 by

When a tropical storm is approaching, its intensity or wind speed often gets the bulk of the attention. But as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on the Gulf Coast in the coming days, it’s the water that the storm will bring with it that has weather watchers worried.

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Trump administration to approv...

Jul 12, 2019 by

EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators

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The ‘Historical Jigsaw of Clim...

Jul 12, 2019 by

We’ve all heard the dodgy arguments: ‘the science is uncertain’, ‘climate change is natural, not down to humans’, ‘science has been hijacked by politics’… Now a new cache of documents sheds light on the origins of the disinformation.  

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The Case for Declaring a Natio...

Jul 12, 2019 by

Given that the fate of millions of species, the future livelihoods of current high schoolers, and the stability of modern civilization rests in the balance, the only word to describe the situation is: emergency

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To Bolster Grassroots Groups&#...

Jul 12, 2019 by

“Our climate crisis demands a new paradigm, requiring the phasing out of fossil fuel infrastructure, the phasing in of non-fossil energy sources, and large-scale removal of carbon from the atmosphere.”

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This Year’s Wild, Wet Spring I...

Jul 12, 2019 by

Including a Massachusetts-sized dead zone projected to appear in the Gulf of Mexico.

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5 Creative Ways People are Car...

Jul 12, 2019 by

It’s no secret that our planet isn’t in the best shape. The poles’ protective ice is melting, there’s a hole in the ozone layer, and no one can figure out quickly enough how to replace CO2- producing cars.

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The climate change policy with...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Public clean energy R&D is overlooked and underfunded.

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The humble pea is America̵...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Demand for plant-based protein is driving rapid growth, while crops like corn and soy stagnate.

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Alaska Chokes on Wildfires as ...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Fires are spreading farther north, burning more intensely and starting earlier, in line with what scientists have warned would happen with climate change.

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National Grid to NYC customers...

Jul 11, 2019 by

On Monday, the leading distributor of natural gas in the Northeast, National Grid, sent an urgent-sounding email to many of its New York customers —

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The Guardian view on the clima...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The closer the prospect of disaster becomes, the less the government manages to do

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California first U.S. state to...

Jul 10, 2019 by

California has become the first U.S. state to allow some undocumented immigrants to have full health benefits paid for by taxpayers, after Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed the bill into law Tuesday.

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24 Governors Call on Trump to ...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The opposition to one of President Trump’s most consequential regulatory rollbacks — a plan to weaken pollution standards for automobiles nationwide — widened on Tuesday when 24 governors, including three Republicans, urged the president to abandon his plan.

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Environmentalism’s Next Fronti...

Jul 10, 2019 by

Ships and corporations have legal standing. Should ecosystems?

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These COTE Top Ten Winners Are...

Jul 10, 2019 by

Four COTE Top Ten awardees exemplify sustainable design and community value.

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‘Completely terrifying’: Study...

Jul 10, 2019 by

“Once we’re over the threshold…you’re dealing with how the Earth works, and it goes on its own ride.”

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