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How Joe Biden's climate plan could be transformative

Thanks to the rising influence of activists, the former vice president's plans are finally starting to meet the challenge.

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Though forests burn, trees retake farmland globally as agroforestry advances

Agroforestry is an ancient agricultural technique being rediscovered as limitations of the globe's highly industrialized agriculture become obvious.

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Climate

Germany’s ‘very, very tough’ climate battle

Environment Minister Svenja Schulze aims to steer tough talks over upping the bloc’s 2030 climate goal.
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The struggle to make 'mobility as a service' make money

Startups, transit agencies and policymakers are eager for “MaaS” apps that let travelers choose multiple modes — and give up private cars. But revenue has been elusive. 
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Why BP and other fossil fuel companies are getting greener

For fossil fuel companies like BP, Exxon, and Shell, slashing production is good business.
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Teen election candidate urges NZ to lead world in green recovery

Luke Wijohn, 18, who is hoping to become New Zealand's youngest lawmaker, says his country should create jobs in conservation and clean energy, while stepping up climate action
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Small New Orleans farmers worried coronavirus would crush them. They were wrong.

It seems more people want to know where their food comes from and are willing to spend more money to know who's handling their food, and that it's safe.

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Toxics

Meet the people saving Canada’s native grasslands

Grasslands sequester billions of tonnes of carbon and support hundreds of plant species and over 60 species at risk. They are also one of the world's most endangered ecosystems.

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Can airplanes go green?

Val Miftakhov flew Europe's largest commercial-grade all-electric passenger plane last month.

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Toxics

Troy Vettese, Nicholas Carter: An inconvenient lesson from the pandemic: we have to stop eating meat

The Covid-19 emissions paradox reveals the adjustments we have to make to fight climate change.
Climate

Open up offshore windfarm subsidy scheme, urges Scottish Power

CEO wants limit on 2021 auction scrapped to help power green economic recovery.

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Justice

Your money might be working against the environment

The good news: you can easily opt for a greener bank so your money works for good.

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Toxics

Why the U.K. is investing big in cycling and walking

The new push to promote and fund active travel is as much about improving health as it is about curbing pollution.
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Allegheny County’s departure from heating cooperative raises contracting questions

Some question the process by which Allegheny County has contracted with Peoples Natural Gas to provide steam to Downtown Pittsburgh buildings, allowing the county to leave a longstanding cooperative heating system.
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Organic diets quickly reduce the amount of glyphosate in people’s bodies

A new study found levels of the widespread herbicide and its breakdown products reduced, on average, more than 70 percent in both adults and children after just six days of eating organic.

Stranded whales and dolphins offer a snapshot of ocean contamination

"Many of the chemical profiles that we see in cetaceans are similar to the types of chemical profiles that we see in humans who live in those coastal areas."

Cutting forests and disturbing natural habitats increases our risk of wildlife diseases

A new study found that animals known to carry harmful diseases such as the novel coronavirus are more common in landscapes intensively used by people.

The President’s green comedy routine

A token, triumphal green moment for a president and party who just might need such a thing in an election year.

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