Sister Norma Pimentel: COVID-19 has come to our migrant camp. It makes ending the MPP policy even more urgent

Sister Norma Pimentel: COVID-19 has come to our migrant camp. It makes ending the MPP policy even more urgent

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Solar power at Pennsylvania schools doubled during the pandemic

“If this growth continues, schools could set Pennsylvania up as a clean energy leader and not just the fossil fuels we’re known for.”

NORTH BRADDOCK, Penn.—On Wednesday evening, 10th grader Abby Wypych stood in front of Woodland Hills School District’s board and urged them to approve a feasibility study on installing solar panels.

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Meet the fisherman who could win $100M from Elon Musk
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Meet the fisherman who could win $100M from Elon Musk

Participants in Elon Musk's XPrize competition are using kelp to combat carbon emissions where the winner will win $100M.
Michael Bloomberg plans a $242 million investment in clean energy
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Michael Bloomberg plans a $242 million investment in clean energy

The billionaire and former mayor of New York City will fund programs in 10 developing countries.
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Peter Dykstra: Forgotten history

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Where environmental and social justice intersect

New Jersey Progressive Equitable Energy Coalition to meet with state leaders to address environmental issues in Black, Latino communities.
Wildfires like New Mexico's intentional fire are vital for forest management
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Wildfires like New Mexico's intentional fire are vital for forest management

Experts worry a devastating wildfire in New Mexico, partly started by a controlled burn that got out of control, may create a backlash against this important forest management tool.
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