California’s Drought Is Worse Than We Thought

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/04/2022 - 14:35
Our tools for managing water in the West are growing more inaccurate.
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5 Takeaways From the U.N. Report on Limiting Global Warming

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/04/2022 - 11:26
Current pledges to cut emissions, even if nations follow through on them, won’t stop temperatures from rising to risky new levels.
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Climate Optimism

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 04/03/2022 - 08:40
We have reason for hope on climate change.
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How Microplastics in the Ocean Will Affect Marine Life

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 04/03/2022 - 03:00
Tiny bits of plastic have infiltrated the deep sea’s main food source and could alter the ocean’s role in one of Earth’s ancient cooling processes, scientists say.
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As Gas Prices Soar, Biden’s Climate Ambitions Sputter

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 04/02/2022 - 21:47
Rising costs at the pump, war in Ukraine, an emboldened fossil fuel industry and stalled legislation have imperiled President Biden’s climate agenda.
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Tesla, Unlike Other Carmakers, Reports Big Sales Increase

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 04/02/2022 - 13:52
The electric carmaker maintained its momentum from last year even as larger automakers continue to struggle with parts shortages.
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Will the Jamaica Bay Restoration Project Save New York From Rising Seas?

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 04/02/2022 - 08:12
A major restoration project aims to protect the Jamaica Bay area — and all of New York — by returning salt marshes and sand dunes to their natural states. But will it be too late for the people of Broad Channel?
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How Conflicts of Interest Are Hurting the Climate

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/01/2022 - 15:01
Bill McKibben, the environmental activist, explains.
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Fires, Then Floods: Risk of Deadly Climate Combination Rises

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/01/2022 - 12:00
A new study found that the dangerous pairing of disasters may become more common in the American West as rains trigger runaway surges of mud and debris in areas damaged by wildfire.
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How war has upended life for climate activists in Russia

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/01/2022 - 10:19
“It’s kind of difficult to be afraid all the time that someone might knock down your door,” one said.
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U.S. Allows Hunters to Import Some Elephant Trophies From African Countries

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/01/2022 - 09:04
After settling a lawsuit filed during the Trump administration, the Fish and Wildlife Service granted six permits to bring elephant parts into the country. It may approve more in the coming months.
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E.P.A. Decides Against Limiting Perchlorate in Drinking Water

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 03/31/2022 - 20:36
Drinking water for as many as 16 million Americans may be contaminated with perchlorate, a chemical that can harm the development of fetuses and children.
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Adriana Hoffmann, Botanist Who Fought for Chile’s Forests, Dies at 82

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 03/31/2022 - 15:21
The U.N. recognized her as one of the top 25 environmental leaders of the 1990s, championing her nation’s natural resources in the face of corporate power.
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OPEC and Russia to Meet as War in Ukraine Roils Oil Market

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 03/30/2022 - 14:29
Big producers seem to be sticking to modest output raises and alliance with Russia.
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How the Ukraine War Gave Fracking in the U.K. a Second Chance

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 03/30/2022 - 09:48
Russia’s invasion has disrupted the global energy market and led to higher prices across Europe. That has reopened the debate in Britain over shale gas extraction.
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The Discovery of Shackleton’s Wreck Is as Disquieting as It Is Amazing

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 03/30/2022 - 03:00
The world today is smaller and less mysterious than when Endurance sank. At the same time, we know too much about the past to be nostalgic.
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Turning Cities Into Sponges to Save Lives and Property

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 15:24
Officials around the world are implementing techniques to absorb or divert water and protect urban areas from the effects of climate change.
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Solomon Islands’ Leader Calls Concern Over China Security Deal ‘Insulting’

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 09:21
Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare criticized Australia and New Zealand as assuming that the island nation could not act in its own best interests.
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Here’s what Biden’s budget would do, and not do, for climate change

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 09:16
The president’s federal spending proposal for the next year contains almost $45 billion to deal with global warming. We looked at the details.
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Farhana Yamin’s Journey From Climate Summits to Street Protests

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 03:00
After a high-profile career as an international lawyer and negotiator, Farhana Yamin decided “we cannot rely on lawyers and diplomats alone.”
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