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What impacts do the West Coast wildfires have on crops?

In the wake of weeks of poor air quality, grape and cannabis growers are trying to assess the impacts—to product quality as well as to human health—of ash and smoke on their crops.

A beloved Jamaican beach is succumbing to climate change. It won’t be the last

Climate change is eroding beaches all over the Caribbean – even though the region contributes a tiny fraction of the emissions heating the planet.

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To save the planet, get more EVs into used car lots

To reduce carbon emissions, electric vehicles need to stay on the road as long as possible. That means developing a robust trade in secondhand cars.
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Youth-led climate change lawsuit dismissed by Canadian Federal Court

A Federal Court judge ruled Tuesday that the Canadian government won't be going on trial for contributions to climate change — striking down a lawsuit brought by 15 young Canadians who argued the government was violating their charter rights.
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Strong typhoon slams Vietnam, at least 2 dead, 26 missing

Typhoon Molave slammed into Vietnam with destructive force Wednesday, causing at least two deaths and sinking two fishing boats with 26 crew in what was feared to be the most powerful storm to hit the country in 20 years.

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New report shows PA lags behind in renewable energy development, despite national growth

The PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center has issued a new report saying Pennsylvania ranks 35th in the nation for percentage of solar and wind in the state's electricity mix and 22nd for growth in solar energy production since 2010.

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Forests growing over shale bedrock help fight climate change

A swath of forests in the Appalachian Mountains in Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York and West Virginia store much more harmful carbon than surrounding forests and should be conserved in the name of climate change, a new study says.

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Global emissions likely peaked in 2019, report finds

Global carbon emissions from energy use dropped 8 percent in 2020 due to coronavirus-related economic shutdowns — a decline equal to two-and-a-half years of energy sector emissions, according to a new report.