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Written by: Kimberly White Connecticut schools will soon be required to teach students about climate change thanks to a new state law.  The new law requires every school district within the state to teach climate change education in line with the...
The reality of climate change is becoming more apparent every day as temperatures rise and extreme weather events plague communities across the globe. The last seven years are the warmest recorded. Global greenhouse gas emissions have soared to the...
Written by: Jeff Masters with contribution from Bob Henson Increased drought and extreme heat adversely affecting agriculture likely pose the highest threat to civilization over the next 40 years. The greatest danger: extreme droughts supercharged by climate change, affecting multiple...
Written by: Victoria Masterson Floating solar farms are being built in growing numbers around the world. They’re particularly popular in Asia, according to US space agency NASA, which has photographed one of the world’s biggest floating solar farms from space. The 320-megawatt Dezhou Dingzhuang...
Written by: Mark Maslin The food we consume has a massive impact on our planet. Agriculture takes up half the habitable land on Earth, destroys forests and other ecosystems and produces a quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Meat and dairy specifically...
Written by: Kimberly White  A federal judge in Montana has revived a moratorium halting coal leasing on all public lands. The moratorium has been reinstated on the grounds that the impacts of coal leasing are not fully understood nor sufficiently...
Written by: Kimberly White  France has become the first European country to prohibit fossil fuel advertising, with some caveats.  The French government has rolled out legislation banning the marketing or promotion of energy products related to fossil fuels. The ban, which...
Written by: Kimberly White  The most populous state in the U.S. is cracking down on the sale of new gasoline-powered vehicles. California has passed a law banning the sale of all gas cars by 2035, a pivotal step in the...
Written by: Christopher Bonasia Canada can achieve 100 percent zero-emission electricity by 2035 with an electricity system that prioritizes renewable energy, storage, energy efficiency, and interprovincial transmission and avoids the pitfalls of nuclear generation, fossil gas, carbon capture and storage,...
Written by: Jill Hopke and Barbara Willard It has been easy to despair about climate change given a summer of relentless heat waves, wildfires, and catastrophic flooding. Yet, there is reason for hope with high public concern globally and enactment of landmark...
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EU Agrees Groundbreaking New Law to Halt Deforestation in World First

Written by: Kimberly White  Products linked to deforestation will soon be prohibited in marketplaces across the European Union. EU decision-makers have concluded negotiations for a...

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