Tropical Storm Rose Is Expected to Weaken

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 20:12
The storm, which formed off the west coast of Africa, is currently not expected to impact the U.S. directly, a meteorologist said.
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Tropical Storm Peter to Pass Northeastern Caribbean

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:57
The 16th named storm of the 2021 season is not expected to affect the United States directly, a meteorologist said.
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Bezos Puts $1 Billion of $10 Billion Climate Pledge Into Conservation

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:35
A year after announcing the Bezos Earth Fund, the Amazon founder detailed how some of the money would be spent.
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Royal Dutch Shell Is Selling Its Permian Basin Oil Holdings to ConocoPhillips

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 18:52
The deal with ConocoPhillips comes with oil prices high, Permian production strong and Shell under pressure to move faster to cut carbon emissions.
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How Can New York City Prepare for the Next Ida? Here’s a To-Do List.

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 15:43
The recipe sounds simple: Improve drainage. Use plants, tanks and barriers to slow water. But it takes money and cooperation.
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Biden Administration to Draft Rules on Workplace Heat Dangers

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 14:21
The move, aimed at protecting workers in sectors like agriculture and construction, reflects a growing recognition of the health threats posed by global warming.
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Why Climate Change Barely Registered in the Canadian Election

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 14:06
The Conservative Party moved leftward on the issue, effectively depriving the Liberals of a point to attack them on.
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Joe Manchin Will Craft U.S. Climate Plan

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:45
Senator Joe Manchin is already a crucial swing vote in the Democrats’ sweeping budget bill. But he will also write the details of its climate change program.
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United Nations Warns of ‘Catastrophic Pathway’ With Current Climate Pledges

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 05:24
An accounting of promises made by countries in the years since the Paris accord found that they are not enough to avoid drastic impacts from climate change.
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What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 01:00
The United Nations General Assembly session, the world’s biggest diplomatic convocation, will commandeer attention with a lineup of leader speeches starting Tuesday.
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Die, Beautiful Spotted Lanternfly, Die

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 12:31
There’s a new natural predator in New York City, and the government wants us to kill it. Can we summon the resolve?
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Odette Downgraded to Post-Tropical Cyclone on Its Way to Newfoundland

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 09/18/2021 - 15:41
The storm is expected to unleash strong winds and heavy rains in Newfoundland, in Canada, forecasters said.
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As Climate Change Fears Grow, a Real Fight Over Fake Turf

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 09/18/2021 - 05:49
A city’s decision to replace actual grass with a synthetic version sets off a conflict over the possible environmental and health risks of the move.
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Covid Trash Isn't Always Dangerous. Not Everyone Got the Memo.

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 09/18/2021 - 03:30
Overblown fears that the coronavirus could be transmitted through surfaces have created a stigma around handling nonhazardous trash, experts say. Some recyclable waste has been junked or burned.
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Why Goats Became the Unconventional Weapon Against Wildfires

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 09/18/2021 - 01:00
Lani Malmberg travels with a few hundred goats, which eat the tall brush and grasses that power Western wildfires.
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Ford’s Truck of the Future Looks Pretty Familiar

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 21:59
A compelling commercial to sell electric trucks leaves out planetary responsibility. Is this really good news?
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Richard Powers Speaks For the Trees

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 16:12
His Pulitzer-winning novel, “The Overstory,” left him so drained that he didn’t know whether he would write again. His new book, “Bewilderment,” came to him when he imagined a child talking to him in a forest.
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Norway’s ‘Climate Election’ Puts Center-Left in Charge

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 15:59
Global warming and the future of the country’s oil and gas industry dominated the election campaign, yet smaller parties with ambitious approaches on climate fared less well than expected.
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Biden Set to Host World Leaders for Climate Forum

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 14:10
The president urged nations to take on more ambitious climate targets.
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Biden Urges Climate Action: ‘We Don’t Have Much More Than 10 Years’

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 13:53
President Biden spent two days warning about the climate crisis and promising that his administration would work to confront it, but Congress is not aligned on the solution.
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