Burwood Brickworks mall is the model for green building

Malls are struggling, but this one at least has a rooftop farm, renewable energy generation, and wastewater recycling—and should be a model for how buildings can be designed for a sustainable future.
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'This is a wake-up call': How will pro cycling address its own climate crisis?

Cycling may have strong green credentials but at elite level the sport's relationship with the environment is vexed.

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EPA expected to undo methane leak rule for oil, gas industry

President Donald Trump's administration is expected to formalize the changes Thursday in the heart of the nation's most prolific natural gas reservoir and in the premier presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania.

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With coal in crisis, will Virginia be saddled with millions in mine cleanup costs?

As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates King Coal’s decline, Virginia could be on the hook for millions in cleanup costs if an anticipated wave of bankruptcies destabilizes its bond pool system for managing the risks of company failures.
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A new advisory panel on climate change starts work at DRBC

As Tropical Storm Isaias swept through last week, the Delaware River Basin Commission's newest committee was convening for the very first time. Its aim: to help inform water resource planning efforts regarding climate change.

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Paddle protest at Marsh Creek Lake calls for Mariner East shutdown

As cleanup crews worked to remove thousands of gallons of drilling mud from a Chester County lake on Wednesday, residents gathered to protest the Mariner East pipeline project, citing a litany of environmental damage.

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Wildfires have destroyed more than 60,000 acres across three states and are spreading rapidly

Firefighters across three states are battling wildfires that have destroyed more than 60,000 acres in the US West.

Beer unsold during Australia's COVID-19 lockdown has been turned into renewable energy

Instead of going to waste, some expired ales and lagers in the state of South Australia have been serving a new purpose: powering a water treatment plant.