World's biggest offshore wind developers eyeing Louisiana for Gulf's first turbines

The Texas coast may have better winds for offshore wind development, but it’s Louisiana’s political winds that are drawing the interest of the industry’s two biggest players.
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Drought-resistant farming catching on in New Mexico

More farmers are using cover crops, soil additives and crops suitable for drip irrigation in order to weather the drought.
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Norco adventure game exemplifies global warming

Mapping climate grief, one pixel at a time

Norco, an indie adventure game about an oil town menaced by global warming, is a striking contribution to American landscape art.
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Major disaster averted in icy Kara Sea after two oil barges ran aground

Russia’s Marine Rescue Service describes the unprecedented salvage operation as "extremely difficult" as ice was rapidly building up on the structures of the barges in the freezing cold polar night.

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ConocoPhillips’ plan for extracting half-a-billion barrels of crude in Alaska’s fragile Arctic presents a defining moment for Joe Biden

After the Trump administration rushed through the Willow Project in its waning days, a federal judge temporarily halted development pending additional review. Environmentalists want Biden to kill Willow once and for all.

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Lisa Goddard, 55, dies; brought climate data to those who needed it

Lisa Goddard helped show government agencies around the world how to predict upcoming droughts, flooding and other extreme weather events.

As economy recovers, climate threat grows

As economy recovers, climate threat grows

As economic activity has resumed, so has pollution. After dramatic reductions in 2020, U.S. emission rates soared by more than 6% last year and are expected to continue rising as the economy reaches higher levels of normalcy.

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Maryland gives itself B-minus for adapting to climate change in coastal areas

Maryland’s report card, which was released Friday, gives the state an overall grade of B-minus. However, the review outlined several shortfalls that could lead to more significant damage.
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Israel wants to plant more trees to combat climate change, but just cut down 300,000 of them

Urban renewal plans see mature trees of great environmental import cut down across Israel, and activists warn of long-term damage

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Border Mires bog restoration to aid climate change fight

Ancient bog lands labelled some of the UKs most important are set for further restoration work to help tackle climate change and boost biodiversity.

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PNNL: Understanding coastal zones can help prepare for disaster

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are leading a multi-institution collaboration focused on better understanding the impact that flood events, rising tides and changes in sea levels can have on trees, plants, soil and water.

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Climate change and how capitalism surfs rising seas of human folly

In the Netherlands, more people are living and working in buildings that float. The amphibious structures are built along shorelines and connected to utilities while gently floating to accommodate rising sea levels and more frequent flooding.

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