From Big Money to Big Tech, ho...

Jan 21, 2020 by

For the first time in the history of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, severe threats to the climate account for all five of the top spots for most likely long-term risks.

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Secretary Perdue and the Trump...

Jan 21, 2020 by

In the latest assault on science and the nation’s health and safety, the Trump administration recently proposed a rule that would upend the way federal agencies work to assess and minimize the harm their actions can do to the environment we all depend upon.

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The plan to protect the Chesap...

Jan 21, 2020 by

In early January, members of the Chesapeake Bay Commission sat in a gray conference room in Annapolis, Maryland, for a routine meeting.

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What we could do with a $5 car...

Jan 20, 2020 by

Like it or not, the world will be flying more in the decades ahead—and flights are for many in the developed world the largest part of an individual’s (and often a business’s) carbon footprint.

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Court Quashes Youth Climate Ch...

Jan 20, 2020 by

A federal appeals court has thrown out the landmark climate change lawsuit brought on behalf of young people against the federal government

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Bricks Alive! Scientists Creat...

Jan 16, 2020 by

“A Frankenstein material” is teeming with — and ultimately made by — photosynthetic microbes. And it can reproduce.

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Emails Reveal U.S. Justice Dep...

Jan 13, 2020 by

DOJ attorneys describe working with industry lawyers as a ‘team,’ raising questions about whether government was representing the American people.

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‘Green is good.’ I...

Jan 13, 2020 by

If you have gone to Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s internet home page since mid-December, it would be reasonable to wonder if you had stumbled into some kind of parallel universe.

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Effortless Environmentalism

Jan 13, 2020 by

Here are some easy ways to live more gently on the earth. The key word here is “easy.”

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Noam Chomsky: America Has Buil...

Jan 10, 2020 by

It is nearly impossible to live in today’s world without having come across mention of the legendary Noam Chomsky.

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This small German town took ba...

Jan 10, 2020 by

The case for ambitious and transformative environmental policy is being made with increasing fervor and a series of “Green New Deals”—a reference to Roosevelt’s economic reform program in the 1930s—

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Trump Moves to Exempt Big Proj...

Jan 9, 2020 by

The White House on Thursday introduced major changes to the nation’s benchmark environmental protection law, moving to ease approval of major energy and infrastructure projects without detailed environmental assessment or consideration of climate change.

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In Australia’s Burning F...

Jan 8, 2020 by

‘Nobody saw it coming this soon,’ one scientist said. ‘It’s likely the forests won’t be coming back as we know them.’

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The climate policy milestone t...

Jan 8, 2020 by

When President Trump signed a $1.4 trillion spending package in December to keep the government funded through 2020, there was a climate policy milestone buried in the budget. For the first time ever, the government allocated funding for a federal agency to conduct geoengineering research.

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Barclays pressured by sharehol...

Jan 8, 2020 by

A group of Barclays (BARC.L) shareholders coordinated by responsible investment lobby group ShareAction want the bank to phase out financing fossil fuels, stepping up pressure on one of Europe’s biggest funders of the sector.

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U.S. Emissions Dropped in 2019...

Jan 7, 2020 by

New data is out on America’s greenhouse gas emissions, and there’s good news and bad for the climate.

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Into The Raging Sea

Jan 7, 2020 by

With waters rising around them, Pacific Islanders are marrying Space Age technology with ancestral wisdom.

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Marine Labs on the Water’s Edg...

Jan 7, 2020 by

COCODRIE, La. — A marine laboratory 85 miles southwest of New Orleans was designed to be a fortress against extreme weather. But it might be defeated by climate change.

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In India, Indigenous Tribes Cl...

Jan 6, 2020 by

A government campaign to plant more trees has sparked a negative response from the indigenous communities of India.

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How Lebanese environmentalists...

Jan 6, 2020 by

Five Gen-Zers crouched around a small pile of trash in the center of Martyr’s Square in downtown Beirut in the early November sun.

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To Fight Climate Change, One C...

Jan 6, 2020 by

Seeking to do their part to avert climate change, dozens of cities are exploring ways to limit natural gas heating in new homes. One city may also require existing homeowners to make a switch.

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The Shocking Size of the Austr...

Jan 3, 2020 by

The devastating California wildfires of 2018 and last year’s fires in the Amazon rainforest made international headlines and shocked the world, but in terms of size they are far smaller than the current bushfire crisis in Australia, where approximately 12 million acres have been burned to date.

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Australia Braces for More Deva...

Jan 3, 2020 by

Australia is bracing for what is expected to be the worst weekend yet in an already devastating climate-fueled wildfire season that has ravaged the southeastern part of the country, killed at least 18 people and nearly half a billion animals, and destroyed 14.5 million acres of land.

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Where Is the Green New Deal He...

Jan 2, 2020 by

Details are emerging for what this ‘moon shot’ federal program merging climate, jobs and economic security might look like. It’s a powerful force already.

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We broke down the last decade ...

Jan 1, 2020 by

As this hottest-on-record, godforsaken decade draws to a close, it’s clear that global warming is no longer a problem for future generations but one that’s already displacing communities, costing billions, and driving mass extinctions.

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Climate change activism lifted...

Dec 31, 2019 by

Greta previously did not eat or talk to people because of her depression, her father reveals in a new interview

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Thousands Flee to Shore as Aus...

Dec 31, 2019 by

The country’s east coast was dotted with apocalyptic scenes on the last day of the warmest decade on record in Australia.

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There Were More Than 100 “Bill...

Dec 31, 2019 by

And 6 other disturbing numbers that show just how bad the climate change crisis has gotten.

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A Call to Action as PlanetR...

Dec 30, 2019 by

Nearly 1,100 scientists, practitioners and experts in groundwater and related fields from 92 countries have called on the governments and non-governmental organizations to “act now” to ensure global groundwater sustainability.

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What’s Behind Big Oil’s Promis...

Dec 30, 2019 by

Here’s what the major fossil fuel companies are committing to do on climate change, and how that falls far short of what’s needed.

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