Plans to fight global warming face an obstacle in Paris: Trees

Local authorities are redesigning Paris’s urban landscape to make it more climate-friendly, but a growing number of residents say the widespread cutting of trees around the capital is paradoxically undermining the city’s environmental ambitions.

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‘Climate change shoved in our face’ - Europe wrestles with heatwave and forest fires

A deadly heatwave spreading across Europe is breaking temperature records, fuelling wildfires, and disrupting transportation, as the continent faces the impact of climate change.

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Reducing aerosol pollution could lead to an unexpected rise in ozone

Air quality regulations focused on cutting particle pollution could be causing a 30% jump in ozone over China and India.

Environment sick, getting sicker: Report

Australia's environment is sick and getting sicker as the combined effects of climate change, pollution, land clearing and mining take a dangerous toll, a landmark report says.

This pioneering economist says our obsession with growth must end

This pioneering economist says our obsession with growth must end

“It’s a false assumption,” argues Herman Daly, “to say that growth is increasing the standard of living in the present world.”
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Op-ed: Reflections on the Supreme Court’s Decision in West Virginia v. EPA

The recent 6-3 U.S. Supreme Court decision in West Virginia v. EPA was an exercise of raw political power.
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Climate change threatens St. Andrews, golf's birthplace

The Old Course, site of this year’s British Open, could be more vulnerable to floodwaters in the coming decades. Other links courses are even more imperiled.
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Derrick Z. Jackson: Children will suffer the consequences of recent Supreme Court rulings

A rash of recent decisions by the high court will irreparably impact our children's health.

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Our annual summer reading list, 2022 edition

Happy 4th of July! Here's some summer reading picks from our staff.

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Centering biodiversity and social justice in overhauling the global food system

“The food system is the single largest economic sector causing the transgressing of planetary boundaries.”

Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

Noted ecologist John Harte offers a fresh take on the dire topic of climate change.

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Colorado is the first state to ban PFAS in oil and gas extraction

The toxic “forever chemicals” are used in fracking wells across the country.

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Peter Dykstra: Gun and climate change delusions

Millions here suffer from twin hallucinations: Guns don’t cause our mass shootings, and the climate isn’t changing.

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