Nuclear watchdog group causes stir with call to financially support existing nuclear plants

"Hard choices" are needed in the face of dire climate projections, Union of Concerned Scientists says.
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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.
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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.

China built your iPhone. Will it build your next car?

Gadget manufacturers are getting into the car-making business. That could shake up the auto industry, global trade, and geopolitics.

130-year-old menus show how climate change is already affecting what we eat

By studying the so-called mean temperature of restaurant seafood, scientists have shown how the species that grace our plates have changed with time.
Alberta oil and gas producers breaking methane emissions rules

Alberta oil and gas producers breaking methane emissions rules

While the federal government signed off on the province’s plan to regulate methane emissions, Alberta’s own reporting suggests industry is failing to comply.

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Noted ecologist John Harte offers a fresh take on the dire topic of climate change.

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Colorado is the first state to ban PFAS in oil and gas extraction

The toxic “forever chemicals” are used in fracking wells across the country.

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Peter Dykstra: Gun and climate change delusions

Millions here suffer from twin hallucinations: Guns don’t cause our mass shootings, and the climate isn’t changing.

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Using comedy to combat climate change

Using comedy to combat climate change

The Climate Comedy Cohort aims to help comedians infuse climate activism into their creative work.

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Derrick Z. Jackson: Roe v. Wade draft bodes ill for air, wetlands and the EPA

Justice Alito’s longstanding consistency in wanting to restrict EPA authority makes it transparent where he wants the court to go.

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