New IPCC climate report stresses Indigenous & local land rights 58 times: let’s respond with a concrete tenure plan.
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New IPCC climate report stresses Indigenous & local land rights 58 times: let’s respond with a concrete tenure plan.

The latest IPCC climate report mentions tenure security a whopping 58 times. This is a welcome shift in emphasis from the UN – strengthening land rights is a just and sustainable way to protect vulnerable landscapes in the climate fight, and one that works. By the report’s own estimate, time is almost up. As we […]
California’s water emergency: satisfying the thirst of almonds while the wells of the people that harvest them run dry
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California’s water emergency: satisfying the thirst of almonds while the wells of the people that harvest them run dry

Broiling heat in the middle of the worst drought in 1,200 years has strained the state’s underground water supply, pitting the Central Valley’s $20 billion agriculture industry against many of its own workers.
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Ian will 'financially ruin' homeowners and insurers
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Ian will 'financially ruin' homeowners and insurers

The storm inundated the homes of thousands of Floridians who don't have flood insurance, exposing weaknesses in the nation's effort to address the rising costs of extreme weather.
Hurricane Ian climate change damage
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Peter Dykstra: With Ian, treat climate like an 'active shooter'

You’ll never guess which U.S. metro area led the nation in the biggest increase in average home sale price from last year to this year.

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Chevron Ad (Satire alert!)

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These ‘nuclear bros’ say they know how to solve climate change

These ‘nuclear bros’ say they know how to solve climate change

The surge in atom activism comes as countries again reassess their attitudes toward the power source, in the face of climate change and war.
Amtrak service halted between Irvine and San Diego for emergency track repairs due to coastal erosion
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Amtrak service halted between Irvine and San Diego for emergency track repairs due to coastal erosion

Amtrak service from Irvine south to San Diego has been suspended until further notice for emergency track repairs near the ocean in San Clemente.
Plastics industry searches for a ‘circular’ way to cut plastic waste and make more plastics
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Plastics industry searches for a ‘circular’ way to cut plastic waste and make more plastics

CHICAGO—Plastics executives embraced climate solutions at a major industry conference here last week and said they were betting on “advanced recycling” as a green response to the plastic waste problem, despite market headwinds and growing opposition from environmentalists. But their version of climate solutions involves making and using more plastic products, and their push for […]
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Chemical recycling grows  along with concerns of its impacts

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

Universities are failing us

Our educational systems are failing to prepare people for existential environmental threats

Shell's new petrochemical complex in southwestern Pennsylvania

The Titans of Plastic

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

Ruth Greenspan Bell: Wealth and the climate dilemma

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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Good news: A good year for puffins and terns, despite climate change

A visit to a remote Maine island finds puffins and terns rebounding despite climate change

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