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U.N. biodiversity plan calls for protecting 30% of Earth by 2030

9 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. To reverse the rapid loss of species around the globe, world...
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6 charts break down 2019, the second-hottest year on record

6 charts break down 2019, the second-hottest year on record

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On Wednesday, scientists from the National Oceanic and...
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The Philippines volcanic eruption is harming public health, but not the climate - yet

2 days ago   |   Grist

When Mount Pinatubo erupted in the Philippines in 1991, it plunged the surrounding area into darkness as an avalanche of hot ash and lava poured down. Ash buried homes, smoke...
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Judge writes blistering dissent as kids' climate lawsuit gets tossed

2 days ago   |   Grist

Nowadays, it's not unusual to see young folks publicly protesting climate change. But back in 2015, long before Greta Thunberg set up shop on the steps of the Swedish...
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Big business is ready for the Climate Decade

Big business is ready for the Climate Decade

2 days ago   |   Climate Group

We are now officially in 2020 - the beginning of the Climate Decade, when we must halve global emissions by 2030, to be in with a fighting chance of limiting global heating to...
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Exxon's law firm tried to recruit Harvard students. Instead, they protested

3 days ago   |   Grist

On Wednesday night, more than 100 first-year Harvard law students gathered at a restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for a reception hosted by the corporate law firm Paul...
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California could meet its 2030 climate goals - but it would mean saving money

3 days ago   |   Grist

California is one giant experiment in combating climate change. The state is trying all sorts of policies to choke off emissions in time to hit a series of ambitious...
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Is fake fur and leather worse than the real thing?

3 days ago   |   Grist

Q. Dear Umbra, Which has a smaller environmental footprint over the long term: real leather or vegan leather? What about fur? - Contemplating Results of Uncertain Ethics...
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How people came to believe that individual choices could save the Earth

How people came to believe that individual choices could save the Earth

3 days ago   |   Grist

It was the late 1980s, and the headlines warned of acid rain, air pollution, and contaminated water. So John Javna, then a writer best known for books found on the back of...
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Major environmental groups call on businesses to lead on climate policy

Major environmental groups call on businesses to lead on climate policy

4 days ago   |   Climate Group

WASHINGTON - October 15, 2019 - Eleven leading environmental and sustainable business organizations published an open letter in the New York Times today, urging the CEOs of...
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Nadine Coyle reveals reason for split from Jason Bell and that they've...

Nadine Coyle reveals reason for split from Jason Bell and that they've totally nailed co-parenting

Nadine has spoken out on her split from Jason after 11 years together Nadine Coyle has opened up about her split from ex Jason Bell, admitting they've had possibly the most... Read more ...

Tom Hanks admits he has a dark side and is not the ‘nice guy' people expect...

Tom Hanks admits he has a dark side and is not the ‘nice guy' people expect him to be

He admitted that anyone who ‘takes advantage of his good nature' will have to face the consequences Tom Hanks may be known as the nicest guy in Hollywood, but he has admitted... Read more ...

Who is The Masked Singer? Spoilers, theories and clues revealed

Who is The Masked Singer? Spoilers, theories and clues revealed

It's by far one of the strangest and zaniest shows on television; The Masked Singer has finally landed for UK audiences. For those of you not familiar with the premise, The... Read more ...

Scotland's most polluted streets

Scotland's most polluted streets

We have published our annual list of Scotland's most polluted streets in 2019, showing which areas are failing to meet legal standards for clean air. This research shows: Some... Read more ...

Top 100 Changemakers 2020: Health and sport

Top 100 Changemakers 2020: Health and sport

Carl Adams, Primal Roots Carl Adams founded Primal Roots - a mindful gym based in the Kent woodlands - with the help of fitness professionals Steve Denby, Liu Batchelor, Giles... Read more ...

North Chilterns Chalk winter update

North Chilterns Chalk winter update

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Solved: mystery of ‘ornamented' coot chicks has surprising explanation

Solved: mystery of ‘ornamented' coot chicks has surprising explanation

The American coot is a somewhat drab water bird with gray and black feathers and a white beak, common in wetlands throughout North America. Coot chicks, however, sport... Read more ...

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard admits side needs 'killer instinct' after defeat...

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard admits side needs 'killer instinct' after defeat to Newcastle

Frank Lampard has warned his Chelsea side they must develop a ruthless nature in front of goal if they want 'to get to where we want to' after their defeat to Newcastle. Read more ...

Who is The Masked Singer? Spoilers, theories and clues revealed

Who is The Masked Singer? Spoilers, theories and clues revealed

It's by far one of the strangest and zaniest shows on television; The Masked Singer has finally landed for UK audiences. For those of you not familiar with the premise, The... Read more ...

6 charts break down 2019, the second-hottest year on record

6 charts break down 2019, the second-hottest year on record

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On Wednesday, scientists from the National Oceanic and... Read more ...