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How atomic doomsday experiments shaped disturbance ecology

How atomic doomsday experiments, fuelled by Cold War fears, shaped then shook ecologists’ faith in self-healing nature.

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For Moldova, war next door brings energy crunch and paid protests

The tiny country, starved of natural gas and electricity because of the conflict in neighboring Ukraine, is confronting street rallies bankrolled by a pro-Russian politician to target its pro-Western government.
How Europe got hooked on Russian gas despite Reagan's warnings

How Europe got hooked on Russian gas despite Reagan's warnings

A Soviet-era pipeline, opposed by the president but supported by the oil and gas industry, set up the dependency that today helps fund the Russian assault on Ukraine.
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Paul Bledsoe: Can America prevent a global warming cold war?

There is a glaring geopolitical disparity in climate action between democracies and dictatorships.
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Biden aims to bolster U.S. alliances in Europe, but challenges loom

The good will President Biden brings on his first trip abroad papers over lingering doubts about U.S. reliability and the cost that Europe will be expected to pay.
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In the Russian Arctic, the first stirrings of a very cold war

Though the Russian military has little in common with liberal Western politicians or environmental groups like Greenpeace, it is taking ice melt in the Far North seriously.
It spied on Soviet atomic bombs. Now it's solving ecological mysteries
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It spied on Soviet atomic bombs. Now it's solving ecological mysteries

Imagery from the Cold War’s Corona satellites is helping scientists fill in how we have changed our planet in the past half century.
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