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A Pennsylvania college's leap towards a sustainable future

Swarthmore College is transitioning from fossil fuels to a renewable-powered geoexchange system for campus heating and cooling.

Kiley Bense reports for Inside Climate News.

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Australian wildlife adapts unusual cooling methods amid extreme heat

Australian wildlife adapts unusual cooling methods amid extreme heat

In response to rising temperatures, Australian native animals like kangaroos are adopting unique behaviors to stay cool.

Amelia Searson reports for ABC News.

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Eastern US forests show remarkable cooling effect, study reveals

A new study highlights the significant role of reforestation in the eastern United States in mitigating climate crisis-induced temperature rises.

Oliver Milman reports for The Guardian.

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Winter strains on electric grids match summer challenges

In a shift from past trends, electric grids now face significant strain during winter months, matching the challenges traditionally seen in summer.

Ivan Penn reports for The New York Times.

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Colleges turn to geoengineering to slash their carbon budgets

A growing number of colleges and universities are using deep underground pipes to heat and cool their buildings without burning fossil fuels.
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How these homes in the hottest places keep cool without AC

I traveled in the hottest months to the hottest places, looking for ways to stay cool.
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Air-conditioning use will surge in a warming world, U.N. warns

By 2050, electricity use for cooling could double, driving up the greenhouse gas emissions that cause warming.
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