6 Signs Of Hope For The Ocean

May 2, 2019 by

It’s easy to lose sight of good news amid the barrage of negative stories about the threats facing the ocean—everything from growing plastic pollution to dying coral reefs.

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Lawns are the No. 1 irrigated ...

May 2, 2019 by

As a new homeowner, my strategy for finding a house was probably a little different than most: I looked for the one with the smallest lawn I could find.

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Researchers Now Have Even More...

May 2, 2019 by

A Mother Jones investigation prompted the study that turned up the most convincing evidence to date.

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The New “Infrastructure ...

May 2, 2019 by

Why legislative tacticians make bad political leaders

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Because ‘The House Is on...

May 2, 2019 by

“You can’t leave it all to the markets.”

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Can Housing Boost Human Evolut...

May 2, 2019 by

Data could be one of our strongest allies combatting climate change risks.

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How We Can Dim the Sun to Surv...

May 1, 2019 by

SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF PARTICLES

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‘Sister, where did you g...

May 1, 2019 by

It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US

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Polybius on writing history

May 1, 2019 by

The people who created the present American system of self-government were all knowledgeable of Roman history, using many of its lessons in structuring the modern republic. Today as history repeats itself, we are left without the wisdom of those whose system we continue to pantomime.

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In a Warming World, Evidence o...

May 1, 2019 by

Human activity was changing the Earth’s drought and rainfall patterns as far back as the early 20th century, new research shows.

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Why Bill McKibben Sees Rays of...

May 1, 2019 by

The world has done little to tackle global warming since Bill McKibben’s landmark book on the subject was published in 1989.

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How the Pentagon Took Ownershi...

Apr 30, 2019 by

When it comes to raising money based on false claims, this president has nothing on the Pentagon. And worse yet, like America’s wars, the Pentagon’s long con shows no sign of ending.

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U.N. Issues Urgent Warning on ...

Apr 30, 2019 by

A new report says the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050.

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Green roofs to take over NYC s...

Apr 30, 2019 by

Moments before Earth Day, New York City passed a major Climate Mobilization Act with new regulations for reducing emissions and becoming a more resilient city — including requiring all new buildings to have green roofs.

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In wake of Flint water crisis,...

Apr 30, 2019 by

Five years after the beginning of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, residents are still feeling the impact of being poisoned by their state government.

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Climate Friendly Farming Is Ta...

Apr 30, 2019 by

New York wants to fight climate change through good farming. Here’s the dirt.

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Here’s what happens to &...

Apr 29, 2019 by

After 3 years of being buried and submerged, ‘biodegradable’ and ‘compostable’ single-use plastic bags could still hold a full load of groceries.

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An Emperor Penguin Colony in A...

Apr 29, 2019 by

A colony in Halley Bay lost more than 10,000 chicks in 2016 and hasn’t recovered. Some adults have relocated.

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It’s Not Coming, It’s Here: Bi...

Apr 29, 2019 by

“WE ARE NOW TRULY IN UNCHARTED TERRITORY.”

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The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of ...

Apr 29, 2019 by

When I wrote my first article on billionaire bunkers years ago, I never would have imagined how quickly our world was changing.

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Long shot lawyer: Defending mi...

Apr 29, 2019 by

Few lawyers choose to represent migrants at Stewart Detention Center, which rejects more than 90% of applicants. Marty Rosenbluth has made defending those who may have a right to stay his lifework. 

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Researchers Create ‘First-of-i...

Apr 27, 2019 by

A Finnish university has published a comprehensive global road map on how the world can reduce its carbon emissions before the 2050 deadline – and the research says that it is quite feasible.

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Norway’s extreme reindee...

Apr 26, 2019 by

Svalbard’s wild reindeer are surviving warmer winters by foraging on, yes, seaweed.

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Trump plans to allow fracking ...

Apr 26, 2019 by

Environmental groups are preparing for a fight against the proposal that would end a five-year fracking moratorium in central California

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Climate change to blame as bar...

Apr 26, 2019 by

Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe’s spruce forests which define the region’s landscape.

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There’s an Amazingly Simple, B...

Apr 26, 2019 by

Underperforming fields leach toxic chemicals and cost farmers money. Here’s a better use for this land.

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The Way We Talk About Geoengin...

Apr 25, 2019 by

Solar geoengineering describes a set of approaches that would reflect sunlight to cool the planet.

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5G: The Big Picture

Apr 25, 2019 by

In November of 2018, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorised the rocket company SpaceX, owned by the entrepreneur Elon Musk, to launch a fleet of 7,518 satellites to complete SpaceX’s ambitious scheme to provide global satellite broadband services to every corner of the Earth.

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Childhood Shingles Resulting f...

Apr 25, 2019 by

From the inception of mass vaccination, childhood vaccines have produced a raft of unintended consequences.

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Conservatives for the Climate

Apr 25, 2019 by

How a skeptic of the science changed his mind.

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