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Neil Vora: ‘The Last of Us’ is right. Our warming planet is a petri dish

Scientists like me worry that climate change and ecosystem destruction may be creating opportunities for fungal pathogens to grow more infectious, spread over larger distances and reach more people.

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Congress votes to roll back Biden administration rule on water

The president has promised a veto, but Republicans scored another win in their campaign to put Congress on record against White House policies.
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As oil companies stay lean, workers move to renewable energy

Solar, wind, geothermal, battery and other alternative-energy businesses are adding workers from fossil fuel companies, where employment has fallen.
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Tunisian cave village empties out in face of drought and modernity’s draw

For 1,000 years, homes dug into a desert cliff have sheltered olive farmers and sheep herders from summer heat and winter cold. But an exodus threatens its future. “We are left alone here.”
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Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee: Balancing hope and despair in turbulent times

It is a cliché that children will save us. It’s not true, sadly. Children worry, too, and we worry with them, knowing that the coming years are their future more than ours.

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What happens when a cascade of crises collide?

What happens when a cascade of crises collide?

Humanity faces a complex knot of seemingly distinct but entangled crises that are causing damage greater than the sum of their individual harms.
How Belize cut its debt by fighting global warming

How Belize cut its debt by fighting global warming

Developing nations are reducing their debt by pledging to protect their resources in financial deals that could give them a bigger role in the fight against climate change.
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