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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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5G mobile technology set to bring climate dividends — but not everywhere

Expanding fast, reliable internet access across Africa will bring advantages for society, business and the climate. But with operators mainly focused on profit, environmental solutions often take a back seat to cost.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the environment

The nonpartisan website On the Issues compiles running records of public officials' actions on the environment. Here's their file on the late Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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With coal in crisis, will Virginia be saddled with millions in mine cleanup costs?

As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates King Coal’s decline, Virginia could be on the hook for millions in cleanup costs if an anticipated wave of bankruptcies destabilizes its bond pool system for managing the risks of company failures.
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EPA signals shift to community clean-ups instead of climate change

The EPA chief says that if President Trump is reelected, the agency will shift focus to community clean-ups and off of climate change. Critics argue the agency has abandoned its “core mission of protecting human health and the environment.”

Solar power on the rise at US schools

When Mount Desert Island High School in Maine decided to use solar power, they turned to the students.

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