The new face of activism: Youth
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The new face of activism: Youth

Rather than waiting for adults to act, more young girls and boys are standing up and speaking out on the world's pressing issues.

Biden’s green subsidies are protectionist, E.U. officials say

The White House has little appetite for changes to the Inflation Reduction Act, but officials say the rulemaking process may help accommodate concerns.
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Vermont’s dairy farms pivot to new ideas amid climate change
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Vermont’s dairy farms pivot to new ideas amid climate change

Changing climate and other factors make Vermont staples like milk and maple syrup harder to produce, so a raft of new crops and farm businesses are popping up.

Should you not have kids because of climate change? It’s complicated

The question of having kids in a warming world has started to shift — from fears over what children will do to the climate to fears over what the climate will do to them.
Where does all the cardboard come from? I had to know
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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.

Germans turn to heat pumps to replace gas furnaces

The boxy machines look and function like large air-conditioners on reverse, but Germans hope they hold the key to Europe’s push for fossil-free heating.

Who pays the bill for climate change?

A plan led by Barbados could remake the way the world of finance deals with the climate crisis.

‘We’ve lost a year’: Political turmoil delays UK-Sahara energy link

An £18bn project to connect Britain with a huge wind and solar farm in the Sahara through an undersea cable has been delayed by at least a year because of political ructions in Westminster.

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Op-ed: It’s time to re-think the United Nations’ COP climate negotiations

Instead of focusing on negotiations, let the main event be information sharing, financing and partnerships that produce faster technological change.

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Op-ed: What the media gets wrong about the new world population numbers

The last time that we lived within the productivity limits of our planet was about 50 years ago — that is a problem.

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Peter Dykstra: Journalists I’m thankful for

My third annual list of the over-achieving and under-thanked.

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A new analysis shows a “crisis” of male reproductive health

Global average sperm count is declining at a quicker pace than previously known, chemical exposure is a suspected culprit.

WATCH: The latest evidence of widespread sperm count decline

WATCH: The latest evidence of widespread sperm count decline

"Pregnant women, and men planning to conceive a pregnancy, have a responsibility to protect the reproductive health of the offspring they are creating."

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