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Gulf Stream a blender not a barrier

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Bay Area plans to refine biofuels could derail climate goals, warn environmentalists

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s call for regulators to “accelerate refinery transitions away from petroleum to the production of clean fuels” was part of a larger effort to reduce climate pollution from California’s transportation sector, the largest source of emissions in the state.

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Climate change spurs innovation at ski resorts adapting to a warmer world

Faced with the twin challenges of a long-range climate crisis and short-term weather that leaves bald spots on hills, ski resort owners and operators are struggling to adapt.

How pesticides intensify global warming

A new study shows that pesticides are a key contributor to climate change, from their manufacturing, transportation, and application, all the way to their degradation and disposal.

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Plans submitted for Isle of Man's first solar energy farm

Plans have been submitted for the Isle of Man's first solar energy farm. The proposed 84-acre development in the south of the island would generate enough electricity to power nearly 8,000 homes per year, developers said.

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Young, northern, and asked to come up with climate change advice

Young northerners are increasingly asked to join panels that offer politicians climate change advice. What is that achieving? Hear from some of those involved.

Vast iceberg breaks off near UK Antarctic base

A huge iceberg nearly the size of Greater London has broken off the Antarctic ice shelf near a research station, the second such split in two years, researchers announced Monday.

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From Japan to Brazil: Reforesting the Amazon with the Miyawaki method

Reforestation using the Miyawaki method seeks to restore nature to its original state with results that can be seen in around six years.

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