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How Panera Bread Navigated Covid, the Labor Market, Inflation and More

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/15/2022 - 11:16
Niren Chaudhary took over as C.E.O. just before the pandemic. He now has the company focused on climate change.
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The Electric Car Market Heats Up

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 20:01
Soaring fuel prices and climate change concerns are driving demand for the vehicles in Australia, as elsewhere. But they are particularly hard to find here.
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Gina McCarthy, Top Climate Adviser, Is Said to Be Planning Departure

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 18:57
Ms. McCarthy was tapped by President Biden to lead an ambitious domestic climate agenda. Associates say she is frustrated by the slow pace of progress.
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The Shakespearean Tall Tale That Shaped How We See Starlings

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 15:09
Researchers debunked a long-repeated yarn that the common birds owe their North American beginnings to a 19th-century lover of the Bard. Maybe this ubiquitous bird’s story is ready for a reboot.
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Even the Cactus May Not Be Safe From Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 10:04
More than half of species could face greater extinction risk by midcentury, a new study found, as rising heat and dryness test the prickly plants’ limits.
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Severe Storms Sweep the South, Killing at Least 1

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 05:06
A person in Arkansas was killed after a tree fell on a mobile home, the authorities said, after thunderstorms caused damage across several states.
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California Reveals Its Plan to Phase Out New Gas-Powered Cars by 2035

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/13/2022 - 16:15
If adopted, the new measures would make a dent in the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and set the bar for the broader auto industry.
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Biden to Allow Higher-Ethanol E15 Gas to Be Sold All Summer

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 22:15
The White House estimated that the move would allow Americans to save 10 cents a gallon at the approximately 2,300 stations in the country that offer the blend known as E15.
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Gas Prices Force Biden Into an Unlikely Embrace of Fossil Fuels

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 17:21
President Biden has had to walk a careful tightrope on energy and climate change in the weeks since U.S. sanctions on Russian oil and gas sent energy prices soaring.
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Heavy Floods and Mudslides Leave at Least 45 Dead in South Africa

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 15:22
Torrential rain left a trail of destruction in the coastal city of Durban — the latest disaster in a season of storms that some scientists say has been intensified by climate change.
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Most Active Hurricane Season Was Also Wetter Because of Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 10:28
During the record-setting 2020 Atlantic storm season, the most extreme three-hour rainfall rates were 10 percent higher than they would have been without climate change, a new study found.
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No reusable cup? In Australia, it’s at your own risk.

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 09:53
On a visit to Melbourne, a Times reporter got a lesson in cafe etiquette, and the challenges facing the sustainability movement.
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Biden’s Climate Shift

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 08:52
The war in Ukraine has led the president to retreat on his ambitious climate policies.
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Amid Soaring Demand for Warehouses, an Effort to Make Them Greener

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 07:00
Some owners are taking steps to make their buildings more energy efficient, including upgrading building materials and turning the rooftops into solar farms.
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Climate Change Is Hurting Penguins Unevenly in Antarctica

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 00:00
The western side of the Antarctic Peninsula has seen sharp declines in Adélie penguin populations in recent decades. Things look better on the eastern side. Take a tour.
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These Birds Aren’t Lost. They’re Adapting.

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/11/2022 - 23:06
Bird-watchers love to see vagrants, or birds that have traveled far outside their range. But scientists say they have a lot to teach us in a world facing ecological change.
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Donors Pledge $41 Million to Monitor Thawing Arctic Permafrost

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/11/2022 - 19:56
The six-year effort by climate scientists and policy experts aims to fill gaps in knowledge about planet-warming emissions and help affected communities in Alaska.
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Descending Into Florida’s Underwater Caves

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/11/2022 - 12:22
The world’s densest collection of freshwater springs is at the center of a slow-motion environmental tragedy.
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Facing Disastrous Floods, They Turned to Mangrove Trees for Protection

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 04/10/2022 - 21:38
In the Sundarbans, an ecological treasure straddling India and Bangladesh that is now on the front lines of climate change, local women are leading an effort to mitigate the dangers of rising waters.
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Russian Blunders in Chernobyl: ‘They Came and Did Whatever They Wanted’

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 04/09/2022 - 08:43
Tank treads ripped up the toxic soil, bulldozers carved trenches and bunkers, and soldiers spent a month camped in — and dug into — a radioactive forest.
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