Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines
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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra and Host Steve Curwood take a peek Beyond the Headlines to look at the New York Power Authority's decision to convert some of their "peaker" plants to clean energy.

These clergy are bridging the gap between religion and climate

In an effort launched last year, a Rabbi and a Protestant minister offer clergy suggestions for how to engage their congregations in helping to solve the climate crisis.

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Toronto's Don River gets a whole new island

When completed, Villiers Island will be one of the first “climate positive” communities in Toronto.

World methane emissions are heading in the wrong direction, study says

Kayrros, a firm that analyzes satellite data, says methane emissions from fossil fuels have intensified, rising faster than the rebound in oil, gas and coal production since the easing of the coronavirus pandemic — a development the firm called “worrisome.”

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Getting to the root of it: How an Alberta scientist is changing the way farmers see soil

Ramifications of drought, climate change and skyrocketing fertilizer prices have left some Alberta farmers with limited resources coming into this year's growing season. Here's how one young scientist is hoping to change that.

In Brazil, an Indigenous land defender’s unsolved killing is the deadly norm

Two years after the death of Indigenous land defender Ari Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau in Brazil’s Amazonian state of Rondônia, questions about who killed him and why remain unanswered.

Swiss pledge to stop illegal gold imports from Brazil Indigenous reserves

Illicit mining operations have resulted in major Amazon deforestation, widespread mercury poisoning and soaring violence.

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