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Central Park May Soon Be Free of Pesticides

Source: Central Park May Soon Be Free of Pesticides

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Bill McKibben-The Climate Crisis Newsletter

April 14, 2021 Source: The Climate Crisis Newsletter We’re reaching the endgame on the climate crisis, as news from both poles made clear this week. In the Antarctic, researchers reported first data from uncrewed submarine trips beneath the crucial Thwaites Glacier: “Our … Continue reading

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Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change Commitments – The New York Times

Source: Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change Commitments – The New York Times By Lisa FriedmanPublished April 13, 2021Updated April 14, 2021, 10:40 a.m. ET WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is nearing agreements with Japan, South Korea and Canada to bolster carbon … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg Says She’ll Skip U.N. Climate Summit in Glasgow – The New York Times

Source: Greta Thunberg Says She’ll Skip U.N. Climate Summit in Glasgow – The New York Times

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Why Biden Should Cancel the Dakota Access Pipeline | The New Republic

Source: Why Biden Should Cancel the Dakota Access Pipeline | The New Republic

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Corporate America’s Climate Letter to Biden Is Too Little, Too Late | The New Republic Kate Aronoff/April 13, 2021

Source: Corporate America’s Climate Letter to Biden Is Too Little, Too Late | The New Republic On Tuesday, executives from more than 300 companies—including renewables firms and several gas and electric utilities—released a letter urging the Biden administration to pledge to cut … Continue reading

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Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change – The New York Times

Source: Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change – The New York Times By Lisa FriedmanApril 13, 2021, 5:30 a.m. ET WASHINGTON — More than 300 businesses, including Google, McDonalds and Walmart, are pushing the Biden administration to nearly … Continue reading

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Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Together at Last

Planetary Hydrogen stores carbon while it generates hydrogen with renewable electricity. Source: Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Together at Last Treehugger has often been skeptical of two “silver bullets” for the climate crisis: the hydrogen economy and carbon capture and storage (CCS). However, a company … Continue reading

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The Problem With Smithfield’s Pig Biofuel Plan in North Carolina | The New Republic

Source: The Problem With Smithfield’s Pig Biofuel Plan in North Carolina | The New Republic

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The Moms Who Are Battling Climate Change

A new initiative seeks to tap into mothers’ concern for the world their children are inheriting. Source: The Moms Who Are Battling Climate Change Three years ago, I had a baby. I won’t go into the details, but suffice it … Continue reading

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