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It’s Crazy, but It Just Might Work: 5 Unusual Climate Change Solutions

Crushed rock, odd-looking sails, red bricks, cattle feed, and powdered iron might not come to mind when you think of tools for fighting climate change. Maybe they...

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What Trees Sequester the Most Carbon? It’s Complicated

We explore a deceptively simple question: Are some types of trees better at sequestering carbon? Here’s the not-so-simple answer: It depends.

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Should Businesses Skimp on Sustainability during a Pandemic?

For retailers thinking of dialing back their sustainability practices during the pandemic, Ricardo Belmar has a warning: “Consumers are not going to abandon...

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100 Degrees in Siberia? Arctic Gets Hit Hard by Climate Change

This summer’s 100-degree temperature in far-north Siberia made headlines. The entire Arctic area is sizzling under the effects of a long-term heat wave. That...

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Poll: Big Majorities of Americans Want Action on Climate Change

A Pew Research Center poll finds that big majorities of Americans from both political parties support action to fight climate change.

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Climate Change, Air Pollution Hurt Mothers-to-Be, Babies

Climate change is hurting pregnant women and their babies, according to an article published last week in JAMA Network Open, an open-access online...

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Keeping COVID-19 Recovery Green Requires Focus on Jobs

Curing the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic should preserve 1 beneficial side effect of the downturn: a historic decrease in carbon emissions. So...

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Transportation May See Biggest Post-COVID-19 Emissions Cuts

Transportation holds the potential for the greatest permanent reductions in carbon emissions as a result of the pandemic, says a new study published earlier this...

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We Could Quadruple Wind Energy without Using More Land

The US wind energy industry could quadruple its power output by 2030 without adding any extra land for wind farms, according to a supercomputer study published...

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New Jet Engine Prototype Runs on Just Electricity and Air

A radical new jet engine design fueled only by electricity and air actually works—at least as a laboratory prototype capable of (slightly) lifting 1 kilogram....

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