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‘A vicious cycle’: How pesticide use and climate change make each other worse, and what we can do about it

The energy required to produce all of the glyphosate used worldwide in 2014 was as much as the yearly energy needed to power 6.25 million cars.

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Canada expands its pollution pricing rules

Canada is strengthening its pollution pricing rules, which include regulatory charges on fossil fuels and a fuel charge for industries.
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U.S. bitcoin mining pollutes as much as 6 million cars annually, report finds

The U.S. bitcoin industry produces as much climate pollution every year as 6 million internal combustion cars and three times more than the country’s biggest coal plant, concludes a new report from multiple environmental groups.

Study: Plastic pollution increases ocean acidification
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Study: Plastic pollution increases ocean acidification

A new study finds that plastic water bottles submerged three weeks at sea contained more detrimental bacteria than seawater, creating conditions that lead to ocean acidification.

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Ocean warming threatens coral reefs and soon could make it harder to restore them

Anyone who's tending a garden right now knows what extreme heat can do to plants. Heat is also a concern for an important form of underwater gardening: growing corals and "outplanting," or transplanting them to restore damaged reefs.
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Are we doomed if we don’t curb carbon emissions by 2030?

Humanity is not doomed, not now or even in a worst-case scenario in 2030. But avoiding doom - either the end or widespread collapse of civilization - is setting a pretty low bar. We can aim much higher than that without shying away from reality.

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