Congo Basin’s elephants boost carbon capture
USAID Biodiversity & Forestry/Flickr/Photo by David Weiner, INCEF

Congo Basin’s elephants boost carbon capture, but need salt-licks to survive

Forest elephants’ browsing habits play a vital role in shaping their habitat, allowing large, carbon-dense tree species to thrive.

Senator Whitehouse & climate change

Senator Whitehouse puts climate change on budget committee’s agenda

For more than a decade, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse gave daily warnings about the mounting threat of climate change. Now he has a powerful new perch.

DOE puts $1.2 billion towards carbon capture plants

1PointFive is helping oversee a major carbon capture plant in Texas. It also has ties to one of the world's largest oil producers.
Reviving the majestic redwood forests
Photo by Mick Haupt on Unsplash

Reviving the majestic redwood forests

A mission to undo decades of damage to the redwoods of California caused by unchecked logging involves even more logging — and chain saws.
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Dry springs in Central Texas warn of water shortage ahead

Heat, drought and booming population growth have stressed the aquifers that supply drinking water to millions of people.

What does a plant-based diet look like? Nothing like tech companies would have you believe

In her new book 'No Meat Required,' Alicia Kennedy advocates for rethinking everything about how we eat—and what we should replace it with.
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A former Marine’s crusade to bring renewable energy to Puerto Rican communities

Carlos Alberto Velázquez López is on a mission to make the island 100% powered by renewables before 2050.
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Marathon Petroleum y una ciudad de Texas muestran una  potencial crisis de comunicaciones sobre sustancias químicas

Marathon Petroleum y una ciudad de Texas muestran una potencial crisis de comunicaciones sobre sustancias químicas

En los últimos tres años, Marathon ha violado repetidamente la ley de Aire Limpio y tuvo tres emergencias en el semestre de febrero a julio de 2023.

WATCH: How Marathon Petroleum and one Texas city show the potential for a chemical communication crisis

WATCH: How Marathon Petroleum and one Texas city show the potential for a chemical communication crisis

Marathon in Texas City has repeatedly violated the Clean Air Act and had three emergencies in the span of a six month period.

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ER visits for heart problems plummeted after Pittsburgh coal processor shut down

Levels of one highly-toxic pollutant fell by 90% and ER visits for heart problems decreased by 42% immediately after the shutdown.

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Should hospitals be next to divest from fossil fuels?

Universities, foundations and the Church of England already made the move.

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Pittsburgh-area hospitals tackling climate emissions, pollution and waste

“We realized early on that we need to be part of the work, not just make an ask of the system.”

How utilities’ fossil fuel investments are driving up rates for the most vulnerable

How utilities’ fossil fuel investments are driving up rates for the most vulnerable

A proposed rate hike on gas in Chicago highlights a troubling nationwide trend.

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