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Podcast: How much does mass tree planting affect climate change impacts?

Amid the raging storm of climate catastrophe, adding new green things to the landscape feels like a wholesome concrete solution.

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California floated cutting major Southwest cities off Colorado River water before touching its agriculture supply

In a closed-door negotiation last week over the fate of the Colorado River, representatives from California’s powerful water districts proposed modeling what the basin’s future would look like if some of the West’s biggest cities – including Phoenix and Las Vegas – were cut off from the river’s water supply.

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EU accused of climate accounting tricks

The bloc says it’s doing more to cut emissions, but environmentalists aren’t convinced.
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New Zealand wants to tax farmers for their cows' burps and farts

A burp or fart at the dinner table might land you in trouble – but if you’re a cow or sheep in New Zealand, it might land your owner a hefty tax bill.

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Mayor Mike Duggan, Sen. Stabenow plant first of 75,000 trees in Detroit

The Detroit Tree Equity Partnership will starting with planting 2,500 trees this fall. Proponents say better tree cover helps fight climate change.
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Trial of palm oil tycoon Surya Darmadi begins in Jakarta

Palm oil tycoon Surya Darmadi began trial in Jakarta on Thursday over an alleged corruption scheme that deforested tens of thousands of hectares on the island of Sumatra.

A detailed picture of what's in the Democrats' climate and health bill

A detailed picture of what's in the Democrats' climate and health bill

The climate policies are the most ambitious passed by any Congress, but an entire set of family policies was left out.
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