The Trump administration is reversing nearly 100 environmental rules. Here's the full list

The White House has dismantled major climate and environmental policies focused on clean air, water, wildlife and toxic chemicals. Here’s how it adds up.
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Why there is hope that the world's coral reefs can be saved

From coral farming to 3D printing, scientists are using novel methods to save a vital part of our ecosystem.

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Toxics

How green is that electric car? And when it hits 100 M.P.H.?

The Tesla Model S and the Porsche Taycan give environmentally conscious speedsters an outlet for their desires.
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Climate

By calling climate change 'controversial,' Barrett created controversy

Judge Amy Coney Barrett refused to answer numerous questions, but it was her avoidance of acknowledging climate change that particularly resonated.
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Toxics

The Great Barrier Reef has lost half its corals

Researchers in Australia blamed climate change for the loss, which they said could diminish critical habitats for fish and other marine life.
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Ikea will buy back some used furniture to stop ‘excessive consumption’

Moving up in the world or at least moving homes, customers have for generations faced an awkward question: What do you do with old Ikea furniture, so carefully assembled but so ready to be replaced?

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Climate

Restoring farmland could drastically slow extinctions, fight climate change

The twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss are intertwined: Storms and wildfires are worsening while as many as one million species are at risk of extinction. The solutions are not small or easy, but they exist, scientists say.

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Climate

New maps show how climate change is making California's "fire weather" worse

On California’s fall fire days — days with high temperatures and wind speeds, as well as low humidity — all it takes is a spark from a downed power line to start an inferno. New research indicates that they’re about to become a lot more common.
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Climate

Helsinki makes sustainability a guiding principle for development

Co-housing is on the rise, as is solar power and geothermal heat. In one neighborhood, trash is collected via pneumatic tubes.
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Climate

Environmentalists and dam operators, at war for years, start making peace

Facing a climate crisis, environmental groups and industry agree to work together to bolster hydropower while reducing harm from dams.
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Toxics

Fracking is Trump's 'Hail Mary' against Biden

President Trump has made fracking a "Hail Mary" attack on Joe Biden in the industrial Midwest, but three weeks before Election Day, it does not seem to be working.
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Justice

Florida sees signals of a climate-driven housing crisis

Home sales in areas most vulnerable to sea-level rise began falling around 2013, researchers found. Now, prices are following a similar downward path.
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Climate

Protests spread across Indonesia over jobs law

The government hopes the measure will draw investment. Opponents say the move to slash regulations will harm workers and the environment.
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Daniel Growald, Peter Gill Case and Valerie Rockefeller: Three Rockefellers say banks must stop financing fossil fuels

JPMorgan Chase and other big banks should use their lending power to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
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What’s green, soggy and fights climate change?

You might be surprised: Protecting peat bogs could help the world avert the worst effects of global warming, a new study has found.
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Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

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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