Opinion: The Amazon Lost 24,00...

Jan 8, 2020 by

The dizzying loss of forest land in the Amazon is the Royal Statistical Society’s International Statistic of the Decade.

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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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Wildlife is thriving in Fukush...

Jan 7, 2020 by

A lesson in what happens when the humans disappear.

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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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EPA Science Advisors Tear Into...

Jan 2, 2020 by

The EPA’s own Science Advisory Board (SAB)—two-thirds of which was appointed by the Trump administration—is the latest group of scientists to come out swinging against a proposal to restrict the use of science in agency decisions.

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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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The press finally tried—and fa...

Jan 2, 2020 by

With Donald Trump becoming the first American president to be impeached in his first term, while holed up in the White House tweeting endless attacks around the clock like some internet troll, 2019 should have been the year the Beltway media finally shed its signature timidity and forcefully stood up to him.

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Happy renewable year!

Jan 2, 2020 by

It’s Thursday, January 2, and Nevadans are getting the largest solar farm in the U.S.

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Make 2020 the Year of Less Sug...

Jan 2, 2020 by

One of the best things you can do for your health is to cut back on foods with added sugar. Our 7-Day Sugar Challenge will show you how.

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Here’s why Congress wants to l...

Jan 1, 2020 by

Just try phoning Trump’s private banker Rosemary T. Vrablic at Deutsche Bank’s U.S. headquarters in Manhattan.

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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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‘Happy New Year, you’re fired’...

Jan 1, 2020 by

Railing against illegal immigration and promising to build a U.S./Mexico border wall are two of the ways in which President Donald Trump fires up his base at MAGA rallies, yet media outlets ranging from the Washington Post to the Spanish-language Univision network have reported that the Trump Organization has continued to use undocumented workers in 2019 —

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At CarbonPositive ’19, Archite...

Dec 31, 2019 by

At the instigation of architect Ed Mazria, last week’s conference traced how carbon becomes operationalized in the built environment.

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A Great Carbon Reckoning Comes...

Dec 31, 2019 by

Practitioners have finally begun taking a more nuanced approach to the carbon emitted by new buildings. Are they too late?

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A New Idea in Architecture? No...

Dec 31, 2019 by

The energy already embodied in the built environment is a precious unnatural resource. It’s time to start treating it like one.

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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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My 10 favorite green products ...

Dec 30, 2019 by

These are the items I’d buy again because they’re well made and make our world a better, cleaner place.

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Robert Reich: Here are 5 ways ...

Dec 30, 2019 by

Artificial intelligence, robots, and other advanced technologies are already transforming the world of work – and their impact is just beginning.

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