Climate Activists Rally at the White House to Demand Action

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 04/24/2022 - 19:55
In Washington, D.C., as well as Phoenix, Atlanta and scores of other cities across the country, demonstrators called on the government to enact bold climate action.
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Climate Activist Dies After Setting Himself on Fire at Supreme Court

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 04/24/2022 - 15:05
A friend described the actions of Wynn Bruce, of Boulder, Colo., as “a deeply fearless act of compassion to bring attention to climate crisis.”
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Biden Tries to Sell Domestic Agenda During a West Coast Trip

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/22/2022 - 17:02
President Biden acknowledged that the immediate demands of the presidency, including the pandemic and war in Ukraine, have taken him away from his domestic agenda.
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Climate Rallies Planned for White House and Across U.S.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/22/2022 - 13:07
‘Fight for Our Future’ rallies are planned Saturday for Washington, Atlanta, Phoenix and elsewhere as supporters say time is running out for ambitious climate action.
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How Recycling Got So Baffling

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/22/2022 - 10:11
Plastic waste is everywhere, and today’s recycling systems fall far short of fixing the global mess. Here’s why, and what needs to change.
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Her Job? Planting Thousands of Trees Every Year in New York City.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/22/2022 - 03:00
Melinda Clancy, a procurement forester, describes why she selects maples for the Bronx and lilacs for Brooklyn.
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Can We Solve Drought by Piping Water Across the Country?

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/21/2022 - 21:44
Moving water from the East to the parched West would be astronomically difficult.
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Tesla’s Profits Jumped in the First Quarter but Challenges Loom

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/20/2022 - 18:14
The electric carmaker had to close an important factory in Shanghai because of China’s efforts to stamp out a coronavirus outbreak.
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How Nature Becomes a Casualty of War

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/20/2022 - 13:10
Research on past conflicts suggests that the war in Ukraine could have a profound environmental impact.
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Housing Crisis Propels High Death Toll in South Africa Floods

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/20/2022 - 10:17
The catastrophe underscored an overlooked reality in the fight against extreme weather: Protecting people is as much about tackling social issues as environmental ones.
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Biden Restores Climate to Environmental Law, Reversing Trump

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 22:09
A new rule requires agencies to analyze the climate impacts of proposed highways, pipelines and other projects, and gives local communities more input.
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A Portrait of South Georgia: Abundance, Exploitation, Recovery

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 14:30
A series of ecological initiatives, including the eradication of several invasive species, has dramatically revived the life and landscape of this remote sub-Antarctic island.
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China doubles down on coal

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 10:48
Choices being made about energy in the country right now will have profound implications for the climate crisis.
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Climate-Change Risks Get the Attention of Real Estate Investors

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 07:00
They are thinking more seriously about flooding, but a lack of established standards for assessing development projects is challenging their efforts.
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European Green Energy Firms Often Fall Short on Financing

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/18/2022 - 12:28
Financing the next generation of green energy technologies means larger investments and getting venture capitalists to turn their attention away from “fast money.”
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‘Frontline’ Review: Why the Climate Changed but We Didn’t

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/18/2022 - 11:20
“The Power of Big Oil” examines a dispiriting, well-financed history of denialism and inaction.
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The Battery That Flies

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/18/2022 - 08:01
A new aircraft being built in Vermont has no need for jet fuel. It can take off and land without a runway. Amazon and the Air Force are both betting on it. So who will be in the cockpit?
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Biden Plans to Open More Public Land to Drilling

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/15/2022 - 15:56
The president is under pressure to bring down gas prices, but any new drilling would be years away. The fees that companies pay would rise sharply.
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Why Did the Larsen A and B Ice Shelves Fail? Scientists Say They Now Know.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/15/2022 - 15:04
The collapse of the two ice shelves was most likely triggered by vast plumes of warm air from the Pacific, researchers have found.
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Brazil’s climate politics are shifting. That matters for the whole planet.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 04/15/2022 - 12:38
The Amazon is emerging as a central issue in this year’s presidential campaign. Leaders have taken note.
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