The Green New Deal Hits Its Fi...

Jan 18, 2019 by

A key activist group has quietly dropped its support for carbon-capture technology, which scientists say will be crucial to fighting global warming.

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New study reminds us of the si...

Jan 17, 2019 by

“That’s just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-meter sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries,”

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Lawrence reborn: A polluted mi...

Jan 17, 2019 by

Residents of New England’s former mill towns often feel left behind after manufacturers leave town. But in Lawrence, Mass., locals have refused to let abandoned buildings and polluted landscapes define their future.

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California’s “Skip the Slip” b...

Jan 15, 2019 by

A legislator in the California Assembly has introduced a bill that, if passed, would require retailers to make digital receipts the default instead of paper.

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Earth’s magnetic pole is on th...

Jan 12, 2019 by

Earth’s magnetic field is what allows us to exist. It deflects harmful radiation. It keeps our water and atmosphere in place. But now it’s acting up — and nobody knows why.

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Warming oceans likely to raise...

Jan 10, 2019 by

Seawater temperature is rising faster than predicted, which is likely to worsen extreme weather events around the world

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U.S. Carbon Pollution Surged i...

Jan 8, 2019 by

It’s an ominous sign for America’s ability to meet its goals under the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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9 sustainable living tips to t...

Jan 7, 2019 by

Our grandparents and great-grandparents lived in a simpler time, and we aren’t just talking about technology. During the Great Depression, many rural areas didn’t have running water or electricity, and things like proper refrigeration, freezers and air conditioning were a luxury.

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Trump’s EPA Is Undermining New...

Jan 5, 2019 by

Modern life is awash with chemicals. They’re in our work places, our homes, our bedrooms, the clothes we wear, the water we drink, the paint on our walls, the products we clean with.

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Jay Inslee Is Betting He Can W...

Jan 2, 2019 by

The Washington governor believes his focus on the environment will resonate with voters. But can he persuade enough Americans to pay attention to him?

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The case for “conditional opti...

Dec 31, 2018 by

Limiting the damage requires rapid, radical change — but such changes have happened before.

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Puerto Rico May Hold the Answe...

Dec 31, 2018 by

The island’s special breed may help solve colony collapse disorder.

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California’s coastal hab...

Dec 31, 2018 by

Climate change is transforming the state’s coast but with habitats hemmed in by cliffs, condos and farms, pre-emptive action is needed to preserve biodiversity

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Ten Ways 2018 Brought Us Close...

Dec 27, 2018 by

The 20 warmest years ever recorded have been within the last 22 years, and the four warmest of those have been 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, according to the World Meteorological Organization

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Looking Back on Ryan Zinke’s R...

Dec 26, 2018 by

For 2 long years at Interior, he either ignored or attacked science.

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As anti-plastic movements swee...

Dec 26, 2018 by

Environmentalists hailed the move, which according to new figures released this month, may have saved more than 1.5 billion bags from going into overstuffed kitchen drawers or landfills in less than six months.

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As hunting declines, efforts g...

Dec 24, 2018 by

As fewer Americans take up hunting, wildlife managers need other funding sources.

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We Need To Talk About Palm Oil

Dec 24, 2018 by

We eat it, clean our homes and bodies with it and even fuel our cars with it. But our insatiable demand for palm oil is wreaking havoc on the planet — and our climate.

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EU to ban common single-use pl...

Dec 20, 2018 by

“Europe now has a legislative model to defend and promote at international level, given the global nature of the issue of marine pollution involving plastics.”

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Court cites Dr Seuss’s T...

Dec 20, 2018 by

Federal court in Virginia says officials were trusted to ‘speak for the trees’ as it tosses out pipeline permit

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Trump’s White House Will Have ...

Dec 18, 2018 by

The bill is now on the mayor’s desk.

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Retailers Have Vowed to Stop S...

Dec 14, 2018 by

Methylene chloride fumes can lead to asphyxiation or trigger heart attacks.

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An Upheaval at the Ends of the...

Dec 12, 2018 by

Two new reports find that the North and South Poles face an “unprecedented” climate future.

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Scientists identify vast under...

Dec 12, 2018 by

Global team of scientists find ecosystem below earth that is twice the size of world’s oceans

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Leaked Memo: Government Scient...

Dec 11, 2018 by

Despite legal concerns, the administration is pushing ahead.

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This Cross-Border Town Has Fac...

Dec 10, 2018 by

“Don’t you know you’re surfing the most polluted beach in America?”

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Everything you’ve been t...

Dec 2, 2018 by

Recycling is an easy cop-out for governments and large corporations, but the truth is that we have to take very different action if we want to stop irreversibly poisoning the planet

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A Conspiracy No More: US Gover...

Dec 1, 2018 by

Wednesday marked the first time that the U.S. government openly acknowledged and discussed the reality of chemtrails — or as they and their ilk call it, “geoengineering.”

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How to provide a backyard habi...

Nov 27, 2018 by

We live in an ecosystem where plants and animals depend upon one another for survival.

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Thoreau on Nature as Prayer

Nov 25, 2018 by

Walt Whitman saw trees — “so innocent and harmless, yet so savage” — as a wellspring of wisdom on being rather than seeming.

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