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Firms say what's underneath the Salton Sea could fuel a green-energy boom. But struggling residents have heard such claims before.

The nation is proposing the first Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area in the province to protect the region surrounding one of Alberta' largest lakes, which stores five times more carbon per square metre than the Amazon.

Produced by Colby College, this film features conservationist Steve Tatko. Managing over 100,000 acres of Maine forest for the Appalachian Mountain Club, Tatko focuses on techniques that promote natural regeneration rather than planting trees.

To achieve a carbon-free electricity sector, the country would need to more than double the power infrastructure it has now in the next decade.
Local students called for the region to end get out of coal, gas and petrochemicals. The event was part of a worldwide student climate strike.
A handful of companies are pursuing airborne seeding, but there’s little evidence so far that the tactic will succeed.
Two separate efforts are underway to maximize carbon absorption, one for smaller landowners and the other for forest industry heavyweights.
Some cryptocurrency miners are striking deals with operators of struggling nuclear plants, which are carbon-free and have excess power capacity to spare.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan announced the Lake Michigan Electric Vehicle Circuit this week. The plan is to get enough EV charging stations into the ground to give drivers the opportunity to visit the state's west coast in zero-emission vehicles and not worry about where they'll be able to charge the battery.

Indigenous nations are at the frontlines of climate change, but they're also leaders in how to adapt to changing weather conditions and transition to renewable energy.

The state’s new Climate Action Plan focuses on cutting emissions in the state’s three most-polluting sectors: electricity generation, industrial energy use, and transportation.

Pennsylvania's newest road map for slowing and adapting to climate change details, for the first time, a suite of strategies that could achieve the steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions called for by Gov. Tom Wolf and outlined in international climate pacts.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told world leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday night that humanity has to “grow up” and tackle climate change, saying humans must stop trashing the planet like a teenager on a bender.
With politicians failing to take climate action, activists from Asia to South America to Europe are taking governments and polluters to court in a last-ditch bid to reduce emissions — and global heating.

Primatologist and conservation icon Jane Goodall has formally joined a global effort to counter climate change and the extinction crisis by planting a trillion trees within a decade.

The new Environmental Protection Agency rules target the use of coolants in air conditioners and refrigerators that are potent greenhouse gases.
Members of the Vermont Climate Council are seeking input from the public as they hurry to draft the state’s first-ever Climate Action Plan.

Using apocalyptic images, three presidents and seven foreign ministers warned Thursday that a warmer world is also a more violent one. At a ministerial meeting of the Security Council, the officials urged the U.N.'s most powerful body to do more to address the security implications of climate change.

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