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B.C. Indigenous community receives grant for used-oil recycling facility

Lil'wat-led zero-waste group looks to install similar facilities in other Indigenous communities.

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.
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‘One more thing’ about plastics: They could be acidifying the ocean, study says

New research suggests that plastic could contribute to ocean acidification, especially in highly polluted coastal areas, through the release of organic chemical compounds and carbon dioxide, both of which can lower the pH of seawater.

The Mediterranean Sea is so hot, it’s forming carbonate crystals

In the rapidly warming Eastern Mediterranean, water stratifies into layers, like a cake. That’s allowing carbon-spewing crystals to form.

Is ‘green capitalism’ total BS?

In 'The Value of a Whale,' author Adrienne Buller argues forcefully against market-based “solutions” to the climate crisis. She thinks we can do better.

Mining regulations: tracking where B.C. falls short

B.C.’s mining regulations fall short on tailings dams, cleanup costs and Indigenous consent when comparing with some other jurisdictions.

Can sweetgrass sequester carbon?
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Can sweetgrass sequester carbon? Piikani Nation plans to find out

Studying the carbon capturing capabilities of sweetgrass is just one part of a larger vision for adapting to climate change in southern Alberta.

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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

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

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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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