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COVID-19 is complicating Seattle's response to wildfire smoke

4 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by High Country News and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Before the pandemic, the Rainier Beach Community...
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A northeast law limited carbon emissions. It also helped kids breathe

6 days ago   |   Grist

With Virginia and Pennsylvania clamoring to join, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative , affectionately known as RGGI , is becoming the coolest climate club on the East...
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This super skinny off-grid home was designed to disappear into the tree canopy of a South African nature reserve - take a look inside

This super skinny off-grid home was designed to disappear into the tree canopy of a South African nature reserve - take a look inside

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

An architecture studio has designed an off-grid home that appears to float amid the tree canopy of a South African nature reserve. Called The House of the Big Arch , the home...
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A turf war between 2 types of VC firms could reshape the venture business but turn startups into collateral damage

A turf war between 2 types of VC firms could reshape the venture business but turn startups into collateral damage

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

A war is brewing between behemoth VC firms like Sequoia and smaller firms that primarily invest in seed and early-stage startups. Nikhil Basu Trivedi, the former managing...
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A new luxury campground filled with circles sits in a Japanese forest, is inspired by the coziness of hygge, and looks like a real-life FernGully. Take a look inside

A new luxury campground filled with circles sits in a Japanese forest, is inspired by the coziness of hygge, and looks like a real-life FernGully. Take a look inside

18 days ago   |   Business Insider

A luxury outdoor camping resort inspired by the Nordic concept of " hygge " is set to open next spring in a Japanese forest. Called "Nordisk Hygge Circles," the park is...
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What if a ‘green' economic recovery isn't the best thing for the climate?

20 days ago   |   Grist

Back in February - what we might call, in the world of COVID-19, the “before times” - environmentalists had a whole host of ideas for how to curb climate change. A Green New...
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Expert reaction to study looking at the immune response to COVID-19's spike protein

22 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in Nature Medicine, looked at the immune response to COVID-19's spike protein. Dr Al Edwards, School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, said: “This study...
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8 ways luxury buildings will never be the same, from touchless elevators to a lot more outdoor space

8 ways luxury buildings will never be the same, from touchless elevators to a lot more outdoor space

24 days ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus will transform the way luxury residential buildings are designed, according to architects and interior designers. Outdoor space will likely become an even more...
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This federal permit used to fast-track pipelines. Now it's threatening them

28 days ago   |   Grist

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is officially dead as of Sunday, and the Supreme Court delivered another blow to the troubled Keystone XL Pipeline on Monday. While the Atlantic...
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I was on a British TV diversity scheme - and saw why they don't change anything | Tabasam Begum

28 days ago   |   The Guardian

Instead of applauding employers for such schemes, we should ask why they have failed to recruit a representative workforce Diversity schemes are controversial by their nature...
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National Trust urges public not to fly-camp as 'unprecedented' number of...

National Trust urges public not to fly-camp as 'unprecedented' number of staycationers visit beauty spots

The National Trust has called for people not to fly-camp on its land and to help protect nature and wildlife following an increase in the amount of discarded equipment and... Read more ...

Strengthening public and private leadership during the climate decade

Strengthening public and private leadership during the climate decade

In celebration of its fifth year of driving climate action, Climate Group hosted Under2 Coalition 5 th Anniversary: Bringing Together Public and Private Leadership, a webinar... Read more ...

Demi Lovato puts on loved up display with fiance Max Ehrich as the pair...

Demi Lovato puts on loved up display with fiance Max Ehrich as the pair enjoy a nature walk

This summer has been a season of love for Demi Lovato and her now-fiance Max Ehrich. Demi again took to her Instagram Stories on Tuesday to share the smitten couple's latest... Read more ...

Emmerdale's Samantha Giles is a 'witch' who 'uses nature's power to cast spells'

Emmerdale's Samantha Giles is a 'witch' who 'uses nature's power to cast spells'

Samantha Giles used to be an actress on Emmerdale, but now she is a real-life witch following the Wiccan religion. She has recently opened up on how she casts spells. Read more ...

Australian actress Nathalie Kelley poses completely NUDE in nature for...

Australian actress Nathalie Kelley poses completely NUDE in nature for powerful statement

Australian actress Nathalie Kelley posed completely nude in an Instagram post on Tuesday to make a powerful statement about what 'true beauty' is. Read more ...

This Skyrim mod covers you in dirt and blood, Red Dead Redemption 2-style

This Skyrim mod covers you in dirt and blood, Red Dead Redemption 2-style

One of the most memorable aspects of Red Dead Redemption 2's realism is how it reflects the nature of life on the road on Arthur himself. Stray from taking regular baths and... Read more ...

Button: Russell needs a move before Mercedes

Button: Russell needs a move before Mercedes

Jenson Button thinks that George Russell needs another stepping stone before joining the Mercedes senior team. Russell is part of the Mercedes driver programme but he will not... Read more ...

Which states are making the most progress on emissions? Not the ones you think

Which states are making the most progress on emissions? Not the ones you think

For over a decade, the U.S. federal government has failed to pursue major action on climate change , leaving most of the hard work of cutting carbon emissions to individual... Read more ...

New Dragonfly Species for MK: Lesser Emperor - Harry Appleyard

New Dragonfly Species for MK: Lesser Emperor - Harry Appleyard

While inspecting one of the ponds in Tattenhoe yesterday I spotted an Emperor that stood out from the rest nearby. With green eyes and a largely brown abdomen with a blue... Read more ...

Capturing Ecology: Behind the Lens - Top tips for photographers

Capturing Ecology: Behind the Lens - Top tips for photographers

The winning images from our annual photography competition, Capturing Ecology, gain an increasing amount of coverage with each passing year. But what about the... Read more ...