U.S. and China Aren’t Invited to speak at U.N.’s Climate Ambition Summit

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 21:47
The world’s two biggest polluters were not invited to speak at a United Nations meeting designed to highlight effective action against warming.
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Thursday Briefing: Climate and Ukraine at the U.N.

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 14:45
Plus how rap is written today.
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Michael Bloomberg Goes After Petrochemicals

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 13:31
The former New York City mayor is spending some of his wealth to try to block the construction of petrochemical plants. But this fight may be tougher than his earlier efforts to close coal-burning power plants.
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United Nations Works to Ratify the High Seas Treaty

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 13:09
The head of the Wildlife Conservation Society makes a case for the High Seas Treaty, which would protect ocean biodiversity and more.
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The Reach of Wildfire Smoke Is Going Global and Undoing Progress on Clean Air

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 12:55
In the United States, smoke from wildfires is undoing progress from the Clean Air Act. In poorer countries, the situation is even worse.
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To Help Cyclists, This Tool Looks for Crashes

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 12:09
An international pilot program is helping cities to identify and pinpoint high risk locations where cyclists and light-mobility users are likely to have collisions.
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Tomás Saraceno Mixes Science With His Art

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 12:08
The artist speaks about his love of spiders, the flip side of sustainability and more.
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Climate Change Presents Challenge of Hope and Despair

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 12:07
As efforts to control climate change are on the rise across the globe, the challenges are steeper than ever.
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Rishi Sunak to Weaken U.K. Climate Targets as Election Approaches

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 12:04
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he would delay a ban on the sale of new gas- and diesel-only cars, among other measures, sparking division in his own party.
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Climate Experts Weigh In on Obstacles, Priorities and Hope

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 12:03
Participants in The New York Times Climate Forward event sum up their views on the response to the crisis — and the challenges for young people.
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Space-Based Solar Power Is a Possible Alternative Energy Source

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 12:02
Space-based solar power, once a topic for science fiction, is gaining interest.
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Sports Stadiums Work to Reduce Waste and Improve Sustainable Practices

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 12:00
Leagues, teams and stadiums are working to embrace sustainable practices, fight the effects of climate change and inspire fans to do the same.
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Floods, Winds and Temperature Extremes Challenge Rail Lines

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 11:59
The environmental risks to railroads are rising, but the measures to reduce the danger will be costly.
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In Large and Small Ways, These Leaders Are Taking On Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 11:58
The New York Times Climate Forward event will include speakers who are working on everything from new grain technologies to protecting native species.
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We Asked Readers to Spend the Summer Watching Birds. Here’s What Happened.

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 11:57
Thousands of people from around the world responded to the invitation, sharing their sightings with scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
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Climate Change Adds to Pressure to Make Buildings More Efficient

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 11:56
Governments are weighing both regulations and incentives to cut emissions and energy use in new construction.
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Prince William Wades Into New York’s East River With Billion Oyster Project

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 09:48
On a visit to announce the finalists of the Earthshot Prize, the prince made a stop to learn about efforts to grow oysters in New York Harbor.
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Warming Oceans May Raise Risk of Bacterial Infections

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 08:00
As oceans warm, pathogenic bacteria are turning up more frequently in northern regions, scientists say.
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Wanted: 20,000 Young Americans to Fight Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 07:02
The White House plans to create an “American Climate Corps” that would train thousands of young people for green jobs.
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Unions Fight in the States to Make Biden’s Climate Agenda Work for Workers

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 09/20/2023 - 03:00
Labor leaders worry that some federal incentives for renewable energy do not come with strict standards on pay. In Maine, they added their own.
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