Planting a million trees in the semi-arid desert to combat climate change

Tucson's ambitious tree planting goal aims to improve the health of residents, wildlife, and the watershed.

Reflecting on her childhood, Tucson, Ariz., Mayor Regina Romero points to her father as the figure who lit an environmentalist fire within her.

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In Colombia, cattle farmer declares truce with jaguar

On the plains of eastern Colombia, an age-old conflict between man and beast plays out near-daily. Jaguars attack cattle. Farmers retaliate with shotguns.

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Adidas and Allbirds team up to make sustainable running shoes

The high-performance Futurecraft.Footprint shows the key to a lower carbon impact might lie in collaboration, not competition.
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Oilpatch heavyweights put Canada's hydrogen ambitions to the test

Suncor Energy and ATCO are partnering on plans for a facility in the Edmonton area that could produce more than 300,000 tonnes per year of hydrogen.

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The cicadas are coming. Let’s eat them!

Why not embrace Brood X as the free-range, sustainable source of protein that it truly is?
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Germany′s more ambitious climate goals pressure industry to clean up

The 2030 targets are a "gigantic" task that will push the export-reliant economy to hasten its phase-out of coal-fired power plants and cars that run on fossil fuels.
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'Water Ways' series on Dutch engineering solutions for rising seas honored with Headliner Award

A collaborative project by The Times-Picayune | The Advocate, WWNO-FM and Climate Central that explored Dutch solutions for dealing with rising waters amid climate has been honored with a National Headliner Award, bestowed by the Press Club of Atlantic City.

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DeSantis signs landmark Florida sea level rise bills into law

The bills represent Florida’s “most robust plan” ever to address the threats posed by future flooding, House Speaker Chris Sprowls said.
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Biden wants a Civilian Climate Corps. Here's how it might work

To bolster U.S. preparedness for a warming world and to create jobs, President Biden wants to retool and relaunch one of the most celebrated U.S. government programs, first established by FDR.
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Offshore wind project south of Martha's Vineyard clears last regulatory hurdle

The federal decision to approve Vineyard Wind's project proposal represents a major milestone for the company and the offshore wind industry as a whole.
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Louisiana's governor wants the oil and gas state to go carbon neutral

In a major shift, Louisiana officials are making a plan to ramp up clean energy. Governor John Bel Edwards says the state must reduce the emissions fueling increasingly destructive extreme weather.
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Bikes build community: A co-op and its Black founder promote cycling

Najari Smith founded a co-op bike shop in Richmond, California, drawing youths to its Earn-a-Bike mechanics program and residents to community rides.
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Steve Trent: The climate crisis solutions we need are already here

The technologies required for a transition to a sustainable world are already known, and new, profit-making tech is not necessary. What is needed is a profound shift in political will and a framework of environmental justice.

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