Healthcare systems pledge action against climate change

It’s an industry tasked with maintaining wellness, but it turns out the healthcare sector, worldwide, is a major contributor to climate change -- and thus to the negative health effects caused by rising temperatures and extreme weather.
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The climate economy is about to explode

A new report suggests that the Inflation Reduction Act could be even bigger than Congress thinks.
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A smoldering threat to wildland firefighters

Long COVID affects more than 16 million Americans, and firefighters are at increased risk of getting it.

Another city is drowning, and we can’t look away

In Bangkok and around the world, live updates about hurricanes and floods are turning us into climate voyeurs.
Environment sector has failed to become more inclusive, study suggests
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Environment sector has failed to become more inclusive, study suggests

Out of 44 charities, only 4% said they had a consistently implemented action plan to increase ethnic diversity.

‘This is part of our world now’: can TV shows adequately reflect the climate crisis?
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‘This is part of our world now’: can TV shows adequately reflect the climate crisis?

Only around 2.8% of TV shows and films between 2016 and 2020 mentioned climate issues. But a new run of writers is looking to increase that.

King Charles should attend climate summit, COP26 president says

Alok Sharma says the King has been a champion of the environment and other countries want him to attend COP27.
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Chemical recycling grows  along with concerns of its impacts

Chemical recycling grows — along with concerns about its environmental impacts

Industry says chemical recycling could solve the plastic waste crisis, but environmental advocates and some lawmakers are skeptical.

Failure of the universities: The culture gap is now near lethal

Universities are failing us

Our educational systems are failing to prepare people for existential environmental threats

Shell's new petrochemical complex in southwestern Pennsylvania

The Titans of Plastic

Pennsylvania becomes the newest sacrifice zone for America’s plastic addiction.

Ruth Greenspan Bell: Wealth and the climate dilemma

Ruth Greenspan Bell: Wealth and the climate dilemma

Developing countries that increase their fossil fuel production are at a crossroads: securing their own long-term well-being or earning revenue to finance programs to support immediate economic growth.

Solving the climate crisis will help both ‘sacrifice zones’ and ‘cute’ puffins

Solving the climate crisis will help both ‘sacrifice zones’ and ‘cute’ puffins

Curbing pollution for families in Chicago calms the climatic conditions that drive fish away from puffins half a continent away.

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Good news: A good year for puffins and terns, despite climate change

A visit to a remote Maine island finds puffins and terns rebounding despite climate change

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