The Promise of Pawpaw - The New York Times

Issues like climate change, economic inequity and access to food have brought more attention to this creamy fruit and its resilient tree.
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Is the risk of sea level rise affecting Florida home prices? A new study says yes

How much should you pay for a home that is likely to be inundated by rising seas in the decades ahead? It's a tough question - and an increasingly common one for homebuyers along the Florida coast.


What to know about flooding before you move

When you start looking for a new place to live, there are a lot of factors that you probably consider. Flood risk should be one of them.


Economy, pandemic overshadow climate for young U.S. voters

The two dozen students who signed up for air pollution expert James Goldstene's advanced environmental studies class all say they are deeply passionate about fighting climate change. But when it comes to voting in the U.S. presidential election, many said climate change was not their top issue.


Anna Bruen and Natalie Messer Betts: Boost circular economy to improve climate change and social cohesion

A new generation of innovators proposes a circular economy as a key climate strategy. In contrast to our current system, which relies on wasting resources, a circular economy would be regenerative, just and resilient

Climate change hits poorer economies the hardest: UN report

The global impacts of climate change are inherently unequal. Very often, the most severe damages from droughts, hurricanes, and other disasters occur in places that are least responsible for greenhouse gas emissions.

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Climate change poses 'profound threat' to global growth - IMF chief

Climate change poses a serious threat to global growth, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Monday, urging the world's top emitters to agree on a floor for carbon prices.


Andrew Mcafee: Why degrowth is the worst idea on the planet

Throughout our history, we humans have been climbing a difficult path toward longer, healthier, more prosperous lives. As we climbed that path, we turned the environment around it brown and gray.


Trudeau promises green jobs for Canada as his leadership hangs in the balance

Justin Trudeau promised to make climate action a "cornerstone" of Canada's coronavirus recovery plan, but has yet to win the backing he needs in parliament.


For Democrats, infrastructure equals fighting climate change, creating jobs

Joe Biden is putting an infrastructure proposal that calls significant green investments front-and-center in his campaign.

Spiking coronavirus cases and falling oil prices deliver dual blow to North Dakota

The energy-dependent state is seeing a faster growth in cases per capita than anywhere else in the United States.
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Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

Exempt from inspection: States ignore lead-contaminated meat in food banks

Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

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