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Opinion: Rethinking utility incentives is key to meeting rising US electricity demands

Opinion: Rethinking utility incentives is key to meeting rising US electricity demands

As electricity demand spikes, a shift from traditional fossil fuel plants to renewable energy sources is critical to avoid compromising U.S. climate objectives.

Jonathan Mingle writes for The New York Times.

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Opinion: European court's climate ruling holds lessons for action on plastic pollution

A recent landmark decision by the European Court of Human Rights held Switzerland accountable for inadequate climate policies, specifically highlighting the increased risk of heatwave-related deaths among older women. Plastic production is another case where governments have failed to protect vulnerable groups.

Sian Sutherland writes for Euronews.

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Opinion: Reevaluating our methods in pursuit of environmental sustainability

Opinion: Reevaluating our methods in pursuit of environmental sustainability

We need to rethink the effectiveness of focusing solely on decarbonization to achieve true sustainability.

Peter Sutoris writes for Undark.

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Opinion: A vacation surprise - when a mosquito bite leads to dengue fever

Opinion: A vacation surprise - when a mosquito bite leads to dengue fever

In a personal recount, Dr. Deborah Heaney shares her unexpected battle with dengue fever following a vacation mosquito bite, highlighting the disease's surge in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Deborah Heaney writes for The New York Times.

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Exploring solar geoengineering's potential and perils

As the climate crisis deepens, the siren song of solar geoengineering beckons, but the law of unintended consequences looms large.

Jeremy Freeman writes for The New York Times.

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Craig Pittman: Florida officials omit climate change terminology to elude issue recognition

Craig Pittman: Florida officials omit climate change terminology to elude issue recognition

In an attempt to rhetorically negate climate change, Florida legislators are purging the term from state laws, signaling denial rather than action.

Craig Pittman writes for Florida Phoenix.

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Adam Mahoney: Pollution is driving Black Americans to the South. It may not be any better.

Pollution is contributing to Black Americans’ decision to move South, in a trend that is as worrying as it is moving.
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