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A Huge Win for Activists Puts Climate on the 2024 Agenda

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This is just what the climate activists wanted. The White House is delaying a decision about approving a new natural ...

Biden Vetoes Republican Measure to Block Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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President Biden on Wednesday vetoed a Republican-led effort that could have thwarted the administration’s plans to invest $7.5 billion to ...

Where Groundwater Levels Are Falling, and Rising, Worldwide

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An investigation into nearly 1,700 aquifers across more than 40 countries found that groundwater levels in almost half have fallen ...

Climate Change Education May Soon Be Incorporated Into More NYC Classrooms

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Third graders at Public School 103 in the north Bronx sat on a rug last month while their teacher, Kristy ...

White House Said to Delay Decision on CP2, a Liquid Natural Gas Export Terminal

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The Biden administration is pausing a decision on whether to approve what would be the largest natural gas export terminal ...

Is Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas Cruise Ship Really Sustainable?

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On Tuesday, in a ceremony that, of course, involved a soccer ball, the Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi pressed a ...

Jane Goodall Says 2024 is the ‘Most Consequential Voting Year’

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When I caught up with Jane Goodall in 2019, she was calling on consumers and businesses to make responsible choices ...

Can Backcountry Skiing Survive in the Northeast?

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Early last February, at the Mount Washington Backcountry Ski Festival in New Hampshire, the organizers faced an increasingly common problem: ...

Climate Change Takes Center Stage in Economics

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In early January in San Antonio, dozens of Ph.D. economists packed into a small windowless room in the recesses of ...

To Slash Carbon Emissions, Colleges Are Digging Really Deep

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When administrators at Princeton University decided to cut the carbon emissions that came from heating and cooling their campus, they ...