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Cities tried to lead the charge on climate action. Most of them are behind

Cities tried to lead the charge on climate action. Most of them are behind

3 days ago   |   Grist

Back in 2006, when George W. Bush was president and the Paris Agreement was still a decade away, the city of Tucson, Arizona, made a modest plan to do something about climate...
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‘Probably like 50-50': Trump privately admitted climate change fueled California's fires

3 days ago   |   Grist

A month ago - when California was on fire and its inhabitants were shocked to see bright-orange skies outside their windows - the Golden State's natural resources secretary...
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Is the new Hummer EV actually a disaster for the planet?

3 days ago   |   Grist

First the cybertruck , now the “supertruck”. With an assist from LeBron James, General Motors resuscitated the Hummer this week, America's much maligned...
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In the wake of the pandemic, renewables should take center stage

In the wake of the pandemic, renewables should take center stage

3 days ago   |   Grist

This article is published in partnership with: From shutdowns to layoffs to travel restrictions, the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on global economies. In the wake of a...
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‘Death sentence on nature': MEPs accused of turning European agricultural policy into ‘extinction machine'

3 days ago   |   The Independent

‘There are no reasons to spend a third of the EU budget on industrial agriculture which drives biodiversity loss and worsens the climate crisis,' says critic
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Not up for debate: It's time to ask Trump and Biden some serious questions on climate

4 days ago   |   Grist

After a total shutout of climate change as a topic throughout the 2016 presidential and vice-presidential debates, moderator Chris Wallace asked President Trump and former Vice...
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Hate the electric Hummer? That's because it's not for you

4 days ago   |   Grist

First the cybertruck , now the “supertruck”. With an assist from LeBron James, General Motors resuscitated the Hummer this week, America's much maligned...
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Our principles for Paris-aligned business plans

4 days ago   |   Client Earth

Five years on from the signing of the Paris Agreement, there is growing pressure for firms to align their strategies with global net zero emission goals. The UN's ‘Race to...
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Elizabeth Warren blasts the EPA for neglecting environmental justice

4 days ago   |   Grist

Climate change and environmental degradation don't affect all Americans equally. Extreme heat, flooding, drought, and other consequences of our warming planet tend to hit...
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How did we get here? Four years of climate change in eight minutes

5 days ago   |   Grist

View the video in your browser A lot has happened since Donald Trump took office. Here's one presidential term, as told through climate change. This story was originally...
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Hamilton rewrites F1 history books with his 92nd win

Hamilton rewrites F1 history books with his 92nd win

Lewis Hamilton was made to work for it at the Portuguese GP, at leas for the first 20 laps, as he fought for his record-breaking 92nd. The Brit took the chequered flag... Read more ...

Scots dad delivers baby in nature reserve as tot makes surprise appearance

Scots dad delivers baby in nature reserve as tot makes surprise appearance

Mum-of-two Sara Still, from Largs, told her husband to pull over at Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve just in time to welcome their adorable baby girl Eliza. Read more ...

Natural History Museum to show off JK Rowling's ‘fantastic beasts'

Natural History Museum to show off JK Rowling's ‘fantastic beasts'

Caption: Undated handout photo issued by the Natural History Museum of the conservation team working on exhibits for the London attraction's upcoming exhibition, Fantastic... Read more ...

Natural debate: Do forests grow better without our help?

Natural debate: Do forests grow better without our help?

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. When Susan Cook-Patton was doing a postdoc in... Read more ...

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HOW TO START A NEWSLETTER: Everything you need to know about building an audience and making money off your writing

Summary List Placement Newsletters, one of the oldest methods of communication on the internet, have enjoyed a resurgent popularity in the last several months, spurred on by a... Read more ...

Perez handed reprimand for impeding Gasly

Perez handed reprimand for impeding Gasly

Sergio Perez has received only a reprimand after he got in the way of Pierre Gasly during qualifying for the Portuguese GP. The Racing Point driver was on a cool down lap and... Read more ...

I've driven tons of Corvettes, and the refined nature of the new mid-engine...

I've driven tons of Corvettes, and the refined nature of the new mid-engine car makes me miss the old days

Summary List Placement One of the first cars I drove and reviewed when I joined Business Insider in 2014 was the then all-new Chevy Corvette Stingray . This was the seventh... Read more ...

Budding star: The Secret Garden's Dixie Egerickx has a message for the world

Dixie Egerickx, star of the latest adaptation of perennial children's tale The Secret Garden , has a new-found appreciation for the outdoors. Across the UK, lawns have never... Read more ...

Chilling find shows how Henry VIII planned every detail of Boleyn beheading

Archives discovery shows the calculated nature of the execution and reinforces the image of the king as a ‘pathological monster' It is a Tudor warrant book, one of many in the... Read more ...

James O'Brien: ‘I saw everything as a fight'

The highly combative star of talk radio is adopting a mellower approach. James O'Brien talks about trust, therapy and knowing when you are wrong On the day we meet, the... Read more ...