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Children at risk

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 11:40
At a meeting of global business leaders in Davos, Switzerland, the root cause of two crises, gun control and climate change, became clear: politics.
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Hazel Henderson, Groundbreaking Environmentalist, Dies at 89

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 10:12
A self-taught apostle of the green economy and socially responsible investing, she taught her followers to act locally.
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Gas Prices Hit New Highs as Summer Driving Season Starts

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 08:05
A gallon has jumped by about 50 cents over the last month as Russia’s war in Ukraine has continued to unsettle the global energy market.
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Why Are Bikes So Much Fun? Because They’re Not Cars.

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 03:00
In “Two Wheels Good,” Jody Rosen makes clear that the bicycle has touched nearly every element of life on earth.
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How an Organized Republican Effort Punishes Companies for Climate Action

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 01:00
Legislators and their allies are running an aggressive campaign that uses public money and the law to pressure businesses they say are pushing “woke” causes.
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Supreme Court Allows Greenhouse Gas Cost Estimates

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 12:25
Louisiana and other Republican-led states challenged a federal working group’s efforts to develop standards for agencies to use in quantifying the harms caused by emissions.
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A Pompeii Man’s DNA Rises From the Ancient Ashes of Vesuvius

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 11:01
Genetic material recovered from a 1st-century Pompeii man reveals a spinal disorder and ancestral links to Anatolia.
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Interested in Solar Panels? Here Is Some Advice.

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 08:43
Buying a solar energy system can be expensive and confusing. Here are some things to think about if you are in the market for solar panels.
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Jimmy Carter Steps Into Fight Over Proposed Road in Alaska

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 06:57
The legal battle over the gravel route could gut an environmental law that the 39th president called one of his highest achievements.
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The Rise and Fall of America’s Environmentalist Underground

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 03:00
This year, one of the last fugitives of the Earth Liberation Front pleaded guilty to arson — at a moment when climate activists are again flirting with radical ideas.
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E.P.A. to Block Pebble Mine Project in Alaska

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 21:54
The E.P.A. has proposed to ban the disposal of mining waste in the Bristol Bay watershed, a decision that very likely means the end of the Pebble Mine project.
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India Heat Wave’s Lamented Victim: The Mango, a King of Fruits

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 13:45
Blistering spring temperatures have devastated crops of the country’s most beloved fruit. “The soul of a farmer shudders at seeing these fruitless trees,” one grower said.
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Stellantis and Samsung to Spend $2.5 Billion on an EV Battery Plant in Indiana

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 11:31
The automaker, which owns Jeep and Ram, is seeking to catch up in a global race to build electric cars and trucks.
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Corporations Pledge to Buy ‘Green’ at Davos Gathering

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 10:13
A global buyers’ club of more than 50 companies, including Microsoft and Ford Motor, say they will buy “green” steel, aluminum and other commodities by 2030.
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Join a Times Virtual Event on Climate Change

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 07:32
The global south contributes little to climate change yet suffers disproportionately from its effects. Join New York Times journalists and leading experts as they share their visions for an equitable, climate-resilient future.
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For a 7th Year, a Busy Hurricane Season Is Expected

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 14:31
This year’s outlook from NOAA forecasters predicts between 14 to 21 named storms, with between six and 10 expected to reach hurricane strength.
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Some Elephants Are Getting Too Much Plastic in Their Diets

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 11:38
In India, the large mammals see trash in village dumps as a buffet, but researchers found they are inadvertently consuming packaging and utensils.
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A feud over fossil fuel money

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 10:32
Some faculty and students at Stanford want the university to reject industry donations. It’s the latest clash in a wider battle over whether to shun oil and gas money.
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Bodies Pulled From Parched Lake Mead Stir Wise-Guy Ghosts of Las Vegas

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 17:57
As climate change fuels grim discoveries across the West, Las Vegas is awash in bets on the identity of a suspected murder victim dumped in a barrel.
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Spot the greenwashing

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 13:43
Corporate climate pledges are everywhere. Some are solid, others definitely are not.
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