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Online shopping? Try slower shipping to help the planet

The potential climate and environmental benefits of e-commerce may depend on what choices you make at checkout.

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Whales, turtles, the alligator, flaco: Animals in the news

Wild creatures have been in the headlines lately, sometimes in disturbing ways that reflect the impact of climate change.
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Where does all the cardboard come from? I had to know

Entire forests and enormous factories running 24/7 can barely keep up with demand. This is how the cardboard economy works.
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Bitcoin climate impact greater than gold mining, study shows

Bitcoin climate impact greater than gold mining, study shows

Environmental damage of producing cryptocurrency averages 35% of its market value over past five years.

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How does ethereum’s ‘merge’ make the cryptocurrency greener?

Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency, has completed a plan to drastically reduce its carbon emissions through a software upgrade known as “the merge”. Here we explain what has changed and what the implications might be.

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‘Monstrosities in the farmland’: how giant warehouses transformed a California town

Ontario was once at the center of the dairy industry. Now it’s home to Amazon’s largest warehouse and many others – with dangerous consequences.

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Cryptocurrency ethereum plans to cut carbon emissions by 99% with upgrade

Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency, will complete a plan to lower its carbon emissions by more than 99% in the next month, the foundation that controls the platform has confirmed.

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