Biden faces environmental challenges on multiple treaties
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Biden faces environmental challenges on multiple treaties

As the incoming Biden administration prepares to re-engage on the global stage, environment-related treaties are high on the agenda. The latest Backgrounder, part of our 2021 Guide, takes a closer look at 10-plus top treaties, including those focused on climate change, biodiversity, plastics pollution, airplane emissions, the future of the Arctic and more.

Peter Dykstra: American Invasive Species Hall of Fame, part 2

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Biden releases five-year offshore leasing plan Friday

Biden releases five-year offshore leasing plan Friday

President Biden’s administration opened the door Friday to offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters over the next five years.
Meat, monopolies, mega farms: how the US food system fuels climate crisis
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Meat, monopolies, mega farms: how the US food system fuels climate crisis

From a beef-heavy diet to growing crops that don’t feed people – the biggest challenges facing the agriculture industry
Mustafa Santiago Ali:  Supreme Court's Clean Air Act decision weakens EPA, worsens injustice
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Mustafa Santiago Ali:  Supreme Court's Clean Air Act decision weakens EPA, worsens injustice

This grievously wrong decision should be understood first and foremost as a clarion call and invitation for action.
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Climate data on top of the world: Wyoming students trek to Everest

Five Fremont County college students traveled to world’s highest peak to test climate sensors in partnership with historic all-Black expedition.
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