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Solutions

Montana lentil farmers go against the grain to build thriving organic business

Timeless Seeds’s ‘lentil underground’ continues to grow, producing nutrient-dense specialty crops while regenerating Montana’s soils and rural communities.

Causes

Transmission line to power through Lake Champlain

$4 billion transmission line project to carry renewable hydro power from Quebec to NYC to pass through Lake Champlain.

Good News

In coal country, a new chance to clean up a toxic legacy

"If your sludge has value, why throw it in the garbage can?" Researchers explore ways to extract highly sought cobalt, nickel and rare earths from coal mining waste.
Causes

Hooked on cheap oil, Hungary resists an embargo on Russia

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has promised voters to keep energy prices low. The dividends from taking Russian fuel also help fund the policies that have made Hungary a beacon for right-wing groups.
Impacts

Bodies pulled from parched Lake Mead stir wise-guy ghosts of Las Vegas

As climate change fuels grim discoveries across the West, Las Vegas is awash in bets on the identity of a suspected murder victim dumped in a barrel.
Top Story

Crypto crash unlikely to reduce its climate impact, expert says

Enormous energy consumption has barely reduced despite $1tn being wiped off the sector.

Newsletter

Sports in Norway, like skiing and bobsledding, face threat from warming Arctic

Skiing, hiking and dogsledding will never be the same in Svalbard, Norway, which has warmed more than twice as quickly as the rest of the Arctic. The islands may be isolated, but the changes aren’t.
From our Newsroom
solar power schools

Solar power at Pennsylvania schools doubled during the pandemic

“If this growth continues, schools could set Pennsylvania up as a clean energy leader and not just the fossil fuels we’re known for.”

environmental justice

Op-Ed: Black gold and the color line

How historical racist redlining practices are linked to higher exposures to oil and gas wells.

Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

We asked you to share one "big lesson" your mother gave. And you responded

Lake Mead

Dykstra: A corpse in a barrel in a drying reservoir

And other climate change tales for our age

A mother's gift

Gifts from our mothers

What one "big gift" did your mother give you? We want your story.

Bird photography

Earth Day 2022: Amidst the crises, don’t forget the beauty

Words and images from our founder, Pete Myers, on how bird photography keeps him connected to and curious about a planet in peril.

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