How the Clean The World Nonprofit Recycles Hotel Soap for Those in Need

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/17/2022 - 16:10
Meet Shawn Seipler, the founder of Clean the World. The nonprofit recycles partially used soap left behind from hotel guests for those in need.
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Europe Rethinks Its Reliance on Burning Wood for Electricity

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/17/2022 - 14:40
A new proposal would significantly rewrite E.U. rules on renewable energy, ending subsidies for biomass like wood pellets.
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Know Your Wildfire Risks. Then Prepare.

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/17/2022 - 09:50
Researchers used new data to calculate fire threats to homes and other properties throughout the lower 48 states. We made a map.
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Michael Bloomberg Plans a $242 Million Investment in Clean Energy

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 22:01
The billionaire and former mayor of New York City will fund programs in 10 developing countries.
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The Tesla Effect: Snowmobiles, Boats and Mowers Go Electric

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:05
They’re quieter and better for the climate. But snow and water create new technological challenges for designers.
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The Unlikely Ascent of New York’s Compost Champion

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 09:35
An ad led to Domingo Morales falling in love with compost. A windfall is helping him spread the word.
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An Intimate Look at Mexico’s Indigenous Seri People

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 03:00
The identity of the Seri is integrally tied to their natural environment, which in recent years has been susceptible to an increasing number of existential threats.
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The Tick That Causes a Meat Allergy Is on the Move

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 11:26
The lone star tick can trigger an allergic reaction to red meat in those bitten. Now this arachnid’s territory is expanding.
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How Climate Change Fits in the Australian Elections

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 10:18
The country has been hit hard by wildfires and other climate disasters, but it’s also making tons of money from fossil fuels.
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Did Warming Play a Role in Deadly South African Floods? Yes, a Study Says.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 09:09
Climate change sharply increased the chances of catastrophic rains in the country’s east, a team of researchers has found.
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That’s All, Folks: A Serious Joke Book About Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 07:31
Stacy McAnulty’s “Save the People!” employs humor to call middle grade readers to action.
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Justice Dept. Tries to Shift Environmental Justice Efforts From Symbolic to Substantive

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:42
The agency has announced a series of policies intended to elevate those efforts, including the creation of an office meant to address the “harm caused by environmental crime, pollution and climate change.”
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A Sci-Fi Writer Returns to Earth: ‘The Real Story Is the One Facing Us’

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 14:12
Kim Stanley Robinson, one of the most acclaimed living science fiction writers, is done with deep space narratives. His focus now is on solving real problems — like climate change.
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Biden Administration Cancels Oil Drilling Sales in Alaska and Gulf of Mexico

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 09:53
Republicans link the move to rising gas prices while the administration said it was a result of conflicting legal opinions and a lack of interest among bidders.
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Air Pollution Can Mean More, or Fewer, Hurricanes. It Depends Where You Live.

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 06:22
Smog from factories and cars has led to more storms in the Atlantic Ocean, but fewer in the Pacific. A new study explains why.
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GM’s Mary Barra Has a Plan to Win the Electric Vehicle Race

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 03:00
The General Motors chief says efficiencies, innovations and learning from mistakes will allow her company to become a leader in electric vehicles.
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La Gran Mancha de Basura del Pacífico también alberga una gran riqueza de especies marinas

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 08:10
Los investigadores descubrieron una abundante vida marina en medio de los desechos que flotan sobre la superficie del Pacífico; el hallazgo podría tener implicaciones para las labores de limpieza del océano.
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Everything You Thought You Knew, and Why You’re Wrong

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 07:21
A scientist and policy analyst examines the systems that rule our world, denounces easy solutions and makes the case for uncertainty.
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High Winds Give New Mexico Firefighters Little Respite

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/10/2022 - 19:17
Driven by erratic gusts, the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire has consumed more than 200,000 acres, the largest active blaze in the United States.
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U.S. Gas Prices Hit a High, but Oil Market May Signal Relief

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/10/2022 - 15:14
The average gallon of regular fuel reached $4.37. But West Texas crude fell below $100, a decline of roughly 10 percent since the weekend.
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