How Black communities are bridging the food access gap
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How Black communities are bridging the food access gap

Amid the pandemic and racial-justice uprisings, Black organizers nationwide are getting fresh, healthy food and groceries to those who need it most.
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Solar power at Pennsylvania schools doubled during the pandemic

“If this growth continues, schools could set Pennsylvania up as a clean energy leader and not just the fossil fuels we’re known for.”

NORTH BRADDOCK, Penn.—On Wednesday evening, 10th grader Abby Wypych stood in front of Woodland Hills School District’s board and urged them to approve a feasibility study on installing solar panels.

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Climate change means people are losing 44 hours of sleep per year
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Climate change means people are losing 44 hours of sleep per year

Analysis of data from sleep-tracking wristbands in 68 countries reveals that unusually hot nights are causing people fall asleep later, rise earlier and sleep less
Shut down fossil fuel production sites early to avoid climate chaos, says study
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Shut down fossil fuel production sites early to avoid climate chaos, says study

Exclusive: Nearly half existing facilities will need to close prematurely to limit heating to 1.5C, scientists say
Australia’s ‘Climate Election’ finally arrived. Will it be enough?
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Australia’s ‘Climate Election’ finally arrived. Will it be enough?

Voters rejected the deny-and-delay approach that has made Australia a global laggard on emission cuts. But how far the new government will go remains to be seen.
Meet the fisherman who could win $100M from Elon Musk
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Meet the fisherman who could win $100M from Elon Musk

Participants in Elon Musk's XPrize competition are using kelp to combat carbon emissions where the winner will win $100M.
Michael Bloomberg plans a $242 million investment in clean energy
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Michael Bloomberg plans a $242 million investment in clean energy

The billionaire and former mayor of New York City will fund programs in 10 developing countries.
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Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

We asked you to share one "big lesson" your mother gave. And you responded

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Gifts from our mothers

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Earth Day 2022: Amidst the crises, don’t forget the beauty

Words and images from our founder, Pete Myers, on how bird photography keeps him connected to and curious about a planet in peril.

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Public health in Pennsylvania ignored during fracking rush: Report

A new report outlines the alleged missteps in protecting Pennsylvanians from the health impacts of fracking.

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