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A nonprofit news org for people who want a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck. ?

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They'll help the president-elect maximize the potential of executive action.

Indigenous leaders on the growing #LandBack  movement and their fight for climate justice.

Here's how Biden could bring back environmental protections.

We're eating away our future, but a new study shows there's a diet for a cooler planet.

Self-driving tractors? Robot apple pickers? Here’s why the future of farming is so high tech.

In Obama’s ‘A Promised Land,’ a president tries to work with Republicans — and gets burned.

After passing with bipartisan support in August, the conservation law hits stumbling blocks. Here's what may happen next. (via @highcountrynews )

Experiencing happiness, no matter its provenance or duration, actually sets you up to better endure future sadness down the line.

A conversation with Catherine Flowers, author of "Waste: One Woman's Fight Against America's Dirty Secret."

Environmentalists fear Georgia Power is buying up lands in an effort to forestall the cleanup bill from new regulations for coal ash.

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We broke down what climate change will do, region by region:

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Countries out of #ParisAccord : - Syria - Nicaragua - United States Countries in the accord: - Every - other - country - in - the - world

1/ “They're killing people by doing this.” In 2008, a sugarcane fire in Palm Beach County, FL, left six elementary school students hospitalized. Two weeks later the school board renewed a lease of its land to U.S. Sugar.

2/ The school year coincides with the annual sugarcane harvest burn. Filling the air with smoke, soot, and ash, the burn releases a type of particulate matter linked to health risks. All while kids sit in class, right next to the fields.

"Drought, wildfires, heat waves, mudslides, rising sea-levels, and much much more. In terms of climate change, the debate is over. The issue in front of us is not a scientific debate. It has everything to do political will."

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EXCLUSIVE: Trump, three of his children & others signed a 2009 letter urging President Obama to take climate action

One Bitcoin transaction uses as much energy as a single U.S. household consumes in three weeks. In total, Bitcoin now consumes about as much energy as Portugal. And it’s about to get much, much worse than that.

@LeoDiCaprio  calls #climatechange  the world's most "urgent threat." Smart guy. #Oscars 

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California switched on a fleet of high-tech greenhouse gas removal machines designed to reverse climate change by sucking CO2 out of the atmosphere. These machines are more high-tech than anything humans have designed. They’re called plants.

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