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A Big Oil project in Africa threatens fragile Okavango region

A Big Oil project in Africa threatens fragile Okavango region

19 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The first Andreas Mawano Limbundi and his family...
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How weird, bouncy cell signals can help track wildfire smoke

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As massive bushfires raged across eastern Australia in January...
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Biden wants to balance infrastructure and conservation goals. But it won't be easy

1 day ago   |   Grist

The Biden administration unveiled the first draft of its “ America the Beautiful ” initiative on Thursday, outlining in broad strokes its plan to conserve 30 percent of the...
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What does it matter when an elite restaurant cancels meat?

2 days ago   |   Grist

Dear Umbra, I heard some fancy New York restaurant that I could never afford to eat at is cutting meat from its menu. Does this affect my life at all? -Very Exclusive...
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How Berkshire Hathaway fed investors a flawed narrative about their climate progress

2 days ago   |   Grist

When Gregory Abel addressed investors at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting on Saturday, he painted a rosy picture of the company's climate plans. Abel, who Warren...
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Time to deliver low-carbon, warm homes for everyone

2 days ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

Last week a group of business leaders published a 10-year plan for COVID recovery. It is rare that I would find myself agreeing with the likes of Shell, Tesco, Heathrow and...
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Why not turn airports into giant solar farms?

3 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The next time you're staring out a plane window during takeoff or...
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Western tribes already lacked water access. Now there's a megadrought

3 days ago   |   Grist

When Bidtah Becker, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, was growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, clean water flowed from the taps at her house. She and her siblings often visited...
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Goodness from the Ground Up

Goodness from the Ground Up

3 days ago   |   Yeo Valley

Make your own black gold and your garden will reap the benefits Our soil has the power to absorb and process carbon from the atmosphere, making it an important element in our...
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How Arizona's attorney general is weaponizing climate fears to keep out immigrants

How Arizona's attorney general is weaponizing climate fears to keep out immigrants

4 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. When Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich accused the Biden...
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Foster praises ‘straightforward and honourable' Aiken

Arlene Foster praised Steve Aiken for his “straightforward and honourable” nature as she wished the outgoing UUP leader well. Read more ...

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A Big Oil project in Africa threatens fragile Okavango region

A Big Oil project in Africa threatens fragile Okavango region

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The first Andreas Mawano Limbundi and his family... Read more ...

RBC dealmakers explain how investment banking is transforming as ESG becomes...

RBC dealmakers explain how investment banking is transforming as ESG becomes a hot topic with clients

Summary List Placement A wave of ESG-focused initiatives and dealmaking is sweeping the capital markets. And investment banks, recognizing that it's having an impact on the... Read more ...

Branching out: why Britons are buying woodland in the Covid crisis

More people are seeking their own outside space to experience nature and spend time with family Lockdown spurred some people to start yoga, crack on with DIY or watch more... Read more ...

Did our ancestors kill all the island megafauna?

Did our ancestors kill all the island megafauna?

The bones of a pygmy mammoth. (credit: National Park Service/Justin Tweet ) Humans haven't always been great to nature. But at least our ancestors may not have killed off... Read more ...

This blanket permit makes it easier to build pipelines. Advocates are suing...

Environmental advocacy groups are taking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to court over a permit that's crucial for the construction of oil pipelines. A coalition of... Read more ...

Biden wants to balance infrastructure and conservation goals. But it won't...

The Biden administration unveiled the first draft of its “ America the Beautiful ” initiative on Thursday, outlining in broad strokes its plan to conserve 30 percent of the... Read more ...

How weird, bouncy cell signals can help track wildfire smoke

This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As massive bushfires raged across eastern Australia in January... Read more ...