Keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees C helps most species hold their ground
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Keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees C helps most species hold their ground

Holding global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2100 could help protect tens of thousands of insect, plant and vertebrate species.
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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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Hive mind: Tunisia beekeepers abuzz over early warning system

Elias Chebbi inspected a beehive in a field in Tunisia, minutes after a buzz on his phone warned him of a potential problem.
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Russia, Europe escalate energy showdown

Russia and the West are engaging in an escalating energy sparring match as European countries seek to limit their dependence on the Kremlin because of its invasion of Ukraine.

Connecticut schools will soon be required to teach climate change. Here’s why

Connecticut schools soon will be required to teach climate change as a part of the science curriculum, a move state legislators and advocates say will mean changes at a small percentage of schools that aren’t yet bringing the subject to the classroom.

California won't ban offshore drilling after legislation stalls

The bill, inspired by last fall's oil spill off the Orange County coast, had steep opposition from the fossil fuel industry and its labor allies.

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European Commission says extra €210bn needed over next five years to pay for phasing out of Russian fossil fuels.

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