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U.S. and European Oil Giants Go Different Ways on Climate Change
A Secret Recording Reveals Oil Executives’ Private Views on Climate Change
The story behind that Patagonia tag, and how the Trump era changed outdoor recreation
New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States
How climate migration will reshape America
Why This Monstrous Crater Suddenly Appeared in Russia
Earth’s Orbital Shifts May Have Triggered Ancient Global Warming
Konrad Steffen, Who Sounded Alarm on Greenland Ice, Dies at 68
Greenland’s ice sheet has melted to a point of no return, according to new study
Saharan Dust Cloud Arrives At The U.S. Gulf Coast, Bringing Haze
New Red Algae Are Threatening Hawaii’s Coral Reefs, Scientists Say
She’s an Authority on Earth’s Past. Now, Her Focus Is the Planet’s Future.
Science & Nature
How woody vines do the twist
In times of ecological uncertainty, brood parasites hedge their bets
World’s Biggest Shark Has Teeth on Its Eyeballs, Scientists Discover
13-foot marine predator found inside another’s belly in shocking fossil ‘turducken’
Wolverines spotted at Mount Rainier National Park for the first time in over 100 years
America’s Love of Male Trees Could Be Why You’re Sneezing Right Now
Why the North Pole is moving faster than ever
Eavesdropping On Whales In A Quiet Ocean
Butterflies Have Hearts In Their Wings. You’ll Never Guess Where They Have Eyes
The 1st Gene-Altered Squid Has Thrilled Biologists
How a ‘Heat Dome’ Forms—and Why This One Is So Perilous
Politics & Government
House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis – The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America
House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis – Solving the Climate Crisis One Pagers
Trump Said Water Protections Hurt Farmers. An Earthjustice Attorney Fact-Checked Him
E.P.A. Relaxes Rules Limiting Toxic Waste From Coal Plants
How to Reverse Course on Trump’s Environmental Damage
Report: The Case for Climate Action, Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis
Biden Announces $2 Trillion Climate Plan
‘Climate Donors’ Flock to Biden to Counter Trump’s Fossil Fuel Money
Democrats Detail a Climate Agenda Tying Environment to Racial Justice
Food & Agriculture
Almonds Are Out. Dairy Is a Disaster. So What Milk Should We Drink?
The Sea Farming Sisters in Recovery
Big-Money Investors Gear Up For A Trillion-Dollar Bet On Farmland
On the Shores of Cape Cod, Where the Oyster Is Their World
What We Can Learn From Indigenous Food
Whether You’re Making a Meal or Cleaning an Oil Spill, There’s a Fungus for That
Energy & Technology
This Tower Sucks Up Smog and Turns It Into Diamonds
Facebook Abandoned Drilling Equipment Beneath the Ocean Floor
Oil Companies Wonder If It’s Worth Looking for Oil Anymore
Fracking Firms Fail, Rewarding Executives and Raising Climate Fears
Decarbonization & Transportation
How to drive fossil fuels out of the US economy, quickly
Why Airlines Emissions Rise Even When They Try to Cut
Michigan to Pay $600 Million to Victims of Flint Water Crisis
Liberal, progressive — and racist? The Sierra Club faces its white-supremacist history.
350.org Webinar: How to fight for climate justice and center racial equity
After years of legal battle and a historic grassroots resistance, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe have achieved a long-sought victory.
Big Oil Is in Trouble. Its Plan: Flood Africa With Plastic.
Cities & Infrastructure
Rising Seas Threaten an American Institution: The 30-Year Mortgage
Michigan dam disaster threatens major Dow toxic-chemical Superfund site.
Move Over, Sustainable Travel. Regenerative Travel Has Arrived.
Want more diversity in camping? Start with the gear
Conservation & Wildlife
The 2020 Comedy Wildlife Photography Finalists Are Delightfully Seal-y
Animal Populations Fell by 68% in 50 Years and It’s Getting Worse
10 more eggs have been harvested from the only 2 northern white rhinos left in the world
356 Elephants Died Suddenly. The Cause Is a Mystery.
Giant panda gives birth at the National Zoo
Elk Return to Kentucky, Bringing Economic Life
Brazil Fires Burn World’s Largest Tropical Wetlands at “Unprecedented” Scale
They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen?
This horrifying California wildfires map shows 109 years of destruction in 87 seconds
Flash Forest: revolutionizing reforestation with tree-planting drones
This country regrew its lost forest. Can the world learn from it?
US COVID-19 Bailouts Gave Bonuses to Fossil Fuel CEOs While Workers and Planet Suffered
Jackson Hole: Where the Very Rich Fly to Hide
U.S. Plant-Based Meat Sales Growth Accelerates Despite COVID-19
Composting Has Been Scrapped. These New Yorkers Picked Up the Slack.
For researchers, a move to divert Covid-19 information from the CDC recalled the administrations treatment of climate science.
Will Cars Rule the Roads in Post-Pandemic New York?
New York as a Biking City? It Could Happen. And It Should.
What should I do with my old clothes?
Yale – Campus News & Research
Asphalt adds to air pollution, especially on hot, sunny days
Lighting the way for new solar fuels science
President Salovey: Caring for Our Neighbors
The Great Green Wall Status Report