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Energy from Earth’s crust is renewable and clean. Here’s where it’s hot, and where it’s not.

Colorado proposes new truck sales at 30% electric by 2030, but trucking industry questions whether it’s feasible.

Partha Dasgupta is a Cambridge University economist who has criticized politicians and economists for not including the cost of Earth's destruction when tallying things like economic growth.

This engaging video featuring Dasgupta and Danish actor Alexander Skarsgård boils his 600-page treatise down to five minutes.

Stanford University biologist Paul Ehrlich says "watching this is likely your mind's best use of five minutes this week."

The bottom line: We have to start accounting for Nature.

Not doing so, Skarsgård notes in the video, is like using only the goals your team scores to assess a soccer game. You might have an impressive number, but you have no idea if your team is winning or losing.

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EU countries have approved an end to the sale of gas-powered cars in 2035, allowing the law to enter into force.

Many teachers want to educate their students about climate change and sea level rise. But they don’t always feel prepared.

Traditionally, batteries’ purpose was to make gadgets portable. Today, they’re a shortcut in our path to “electrify everything.”
Green burials — the American standard until the Civil War — are coming back, as people ditch expensive caskets and decompose into the soil instead.
High-altitude winds remain a huge untapped source of renewable energy, but a race to the sky is well underway.
Oil companies will have to submit vast amounts of data on pricing and supply.

Restoring fish, bison, gray wolves and other animals in key regions is possible without risking food supplies, and could remove nearly 500 gigatons of CO2 from the atmosphere by 2100.

Advocates say that in even the driest towns and cities, rain farming has the potential to erase projected water deficits in the decades to come.
The federal government has secured the support it needs to implement its central climate change commitment, after securing a deal with the Greens after months of safeguard mechanism negotiations. 

A salon in Sydney is spearheading workshops for hairdressers on how to steer small talk about the weather into conversations about global heating.

The world's worst cyclones hit Bangladesh. Floods are devastating. Yet death tolls are falling. The country's climate disaster strategies offer lessons for all coastal communities.

The Georgia activist on why she is leaving campaign politics behind to focus on weaning America off fossil fuels.

Berlin voted on making the city climate neutral by 2030, in a binding referendum that will force the new conservative local government to invest heavily in renewable energy, building efficiency and public transportation.

Kelp is fast and relatively easy to grow, and already a vital food in many parts of the world. Martha Henriques asks whether it could also power the aircraft of the future.
The N.C. Department of Transportation and the nonprofit Coastal Federation have partnered on the agency's first living shoreline project under construction in Swansboro.
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