Forget the Anthropocene: We’ve entered the synthetic age
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Forget the Anthropocene: We’ve entered the synthetic age

No matter how far you travel, no matter in which direction you point, there is nowhere on Earth that remains free from the traces of human activity.

Inaugural Wyoming Climate Summit encourages local, collective action

"We need many more people working on this problem," said a co-organizer of the Wyoming Climate Summit.
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Sugars secreted by seagrass roots sweeten habitat
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Sugars secreted by seagrass roots sweeten habitat: Study

The finding could increase the understanding of what’s going on in the sediment below and around seagrass root systems and improve seagrass conservation approaches.

Susquehanna greenways deliver recreation, eco-tourism

Back in the late 1990s, when the term “greenway” was fairly new, Pennsylvania environmental and transportation officials resolved to come up with a plan to create linked open spaces that were valued as vital contributions to the state’s ecological and human communities.

The joy of saving the world

Research suggests a surprising motive for environmentalism: feeling good.
Is degrowth a climate solution?
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Can degrowth stop climate change and end poverty?

A growing movement of researchers want to shrink rich economies to stop the planet from heating — but both supporters and critics are gambling on prosperity and climate stability for billions of people across the world.

EU agrees new cars must be emissions-free after 2035

After over 16 hours of negotiations, the EU's environment ministers struck a deal to on proposed laws to combat climate change. From 2035 onward, only new cars and vans with zero CO2 emissions will be permitted.
Japan ends coal plant financing in Indonesia, Bangladesh
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Planned coal plants fizzle as Japan ends financing in Indonesia, Bangladesh

Two planned coal-fired power plants, one in Indonesia and the other in Bangladesh, have had their funding withdrawn by the Japanese government, as part of Tokyo’s decision to no longer bankroll coal projects in either country.

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

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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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Using comedy to combat climate change

The Climate Comedy Cohort aims to help comedians infuse climate activism into their creative work.

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