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Cow Farts Aren’t The Only Food-Related Climate Culprit
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Cow Farts Aren’t The Only Food-Related Climate Culprit

Posted: August 13, 2019

BY: Ethan Brown Do our diets affect climate change? Yes—a lot, actually. In fact, over a fifth of each person’s carbon footprint comes from food. In this five-part series, we will break down some primary sources of these greenhouse gas ...

As the Coal Industry Falls Apart, Miners Face Losing Their Pensions
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As the Coal Industry Falls Apart, Miners Face Losing Their Pensions

Posted: August 2, 2019

  In June, the Trump administration unveiled one of its largest environmental rollbacks to date: replacing the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan rule, which regulated carbon pollution from power plants. The rule had been a ...

The Radical Philosophy of Extinction Rebellion
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The Radical Philosophy of Extinction Rebellion

Posted: August 2, 2019

What is Extinction Rebellion? Our partners at Manapour & Co. interviewed Youtube star, documentary maker, and now climate activist Jack Harries about the protest group -- watch the interview here. In June 2019, New York police ...

New Research Shows Malaria Can Spread In Cooler Climates
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New Research Shows Malaria Can Spread In Cooler Climates

Posted: July 26, 2019

By Marlene Cimons For nearly a century, scientists thought that malaria could only spread in places where it is really hot. That’s because malaria is spread by a tiny parasite that infects mosquitoes, which then infect humans — and ...

The Dutch Are Building a Barricade Against Climate Change
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The Dutch Are Building a Barricade Against Climate Change

Posted: July 10, 2019

By Teake Zuidema, text and photography The inhabitants of the Netherlands have been fighting floods for thousands of years. Eight-hundred years ago, they began to create local councils called “waterschappen” that were tasked with ...

How slow action on clean energy cost GE billions of dollars
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How slow action on clean energy cost GE billions of dollars

Posted: July 8, 2019

BY: Molly Taft Last week, General Electric announced it would close a California gas plant 20 years ahead of schedule. The Inland Empire Energy Center in California, the company said, was “uneconomical to support further” in ...

How Does A Tiny Change in Climate Become Fatal?
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How Does A Tiny Change in Climate Become Fatal?

Posted: June 20, 2019

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Paris Agreement, the Green New Deal, and many other climate change reports, proposals, and policies assert that if we allow the Earth to warm more than two degrees Celsius, we’re doomed. But ...