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“Long overdue”: The Senate just passed $35 billion for clean drinking water

5 days ago   |   Grist

A massive, bipartisan clean water infrastructure bill passed the Senate 89-2 on Thursday. The Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act would create a $35 billion fund...
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“Long overdue”: The Senate just passed $35 billion for clean drinking water

7 days ago   |   Grist

A massive, bipartisan clean water infrastructure bill passed the Senate 89-2 on Thursday. The Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act would create a $35 billion fund...
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Is your home in a flood-prone zone? In most states, you won't find out until after you buy

8 days ago   |   Grist

Over the past two decades, the annual cost of flood damage in the United States has quadrupled. And as global temperatures continue to rise and extreme weather events...
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‘Our biggest challenge? Lack of imagination': the scientists turning the desert green

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

In China, scientists have turned vast swathes of arid land into a lush oasis. Now a team of maverick engineers want to do the same to the Sinai Flying into Egypt in early...
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Meteorologist, climate expert, zombie slayer: a Q&A with J. Marshall Shepherd

Meteorologist, climate expert, zombie slayer: a Q&A with J. Marshall Shepherd

1 month ago   |   Grist

Weather is not climate. A single devastating hurricane is not in itself proof that climate change is tipping the scales in favor of larger, slower-moving, and more extreme...
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Join ecologists and climate scientists at ‘Climate Science for Ecological Forecasting'

Join ecologists and climate scientists at ‘Climate Science for Ecological Forecasting'

1 month ago   |   British Ecological Society

As the climate crisis and ecological collapse deepen, there's a need to combine the knowledge and efforts of ecologists and climate scientists. Only with this collaborative...
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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 ...