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[l] at 8/19/22 6:00am
German solar power is hitting new records this summer, and is set for further growth as the government enacts new policies to spur the expansion of renewable energy.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/17/22 6:00am
Almost half of Kenai Fjords National Park, which sits on the southern coast of Alaska, is covered in glacial ice. As temperatures rise, almost two-thirds of the park's glaciers are in retreat, a new study finds. Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/16/22 1:00am
A family in Minnesota wants to put crickets on your dinner plate. In the First Runner-Up in the 2022 Yale Environment 360 Film Contest, they explain how the insects are a high-protein food that can help reduce the massive emissions produced by livestock and large-scale farming.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/15/22 6:00am
One of the world’s largest pumped hydropower projects, with an electricity storage capacity equivalent to 400,000 electric vehicles, is set to begin operations soon in the Swiss Alps.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/12/22 6:00am
A rare hummingbird, not seen since 2010, has been rediscovered in Colombia's Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/11/22 12:00am
In the Delaware River and other waterways and estuaries across the United States, scientists and conservationists are restoring aquatic vegetation and beds of mussels and oysters to fight pollution and create a strong foundation for healthy ecosystems.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/10/22 6:55am
Elevated temperatures in the Arctic, which caused massive melting of the Greenland ice sheet during a three-day period in July, also have touched off rapid glacial melting in Norway’s Svalbard Archipelago. Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/9/22 2:03am
The number of species facing extinction may be much higher than previously thought, according to a new study.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/8/22 1:30am
“We and the Woods,” the Second Runner-Up in the 2022 Yale Environment 360 Film Contest, tells the story of an ascetic community in western Thailand whose residents have a deep connection to the forest and have banded together to protect their woodlands from logging, tourism projects, and other development.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/5/22 10:44am
In the northern and central stretches of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists have recorded the most extensive coral cover seen in 36 years of study, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS). Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/4/22 2:00am
The UK, Germany, and the Netherlands, three countries accustomed to regular rainfall, are seeing intense drought this summer, with unusually dry conditions expected to persist through September.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/3/22 2:30am
European mountain guides are cancelling climbs up some of the most iconic peaks in the Alps, including Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn, as a series of heat waves and rapidly melting glaciers have made the routes too dangerous. Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/2/22 3:00am
In “High Plains Wild” — the Third Runner-Up in the 2022 Yale Environment 360 Film Contest — filmmaker Mariah Lundgren tells the story of efforts by wildlife biologists, conservationists, and landowners to reintroduce and sustain the magnificent bighorn sheep in Nebraska.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 8/1/22 9:00am
New research shows that various human pathogens cling to microplastics in seawater.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 7/29/22 10:56am
Ireland, which has historically lagged behind other European nations in tackling climate change, has set a course to slash emissions by 51 percent by 2030.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 7/28/22 3:00am
With the push for renewables leading to land-use conflicts, building highly efficient utility-scale solar farms on ever-smaller tracts of land has become a top priority. New approaches range from installing PV arrays that take up less space to growing crops between rows of panels. Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 7/27/22 11:03am
A bill working its way through the Massachusetts state legislature would allow residents to contribute to a UN fund for climate-vulnerable countries when filing their tax returns.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 7/26/22 10:20am
The Biden administration has unveiled new plans to restore woodlands beset by drought, insect infestations, and wildfires, including planting more than 1 billion trees on federal lands.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 7/25/22 9:38am
Porsche expects that, within two years, its electric cars will be as profitable as its conventional cars, and that within five years, its electric cars will prove even more profitable.Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 7/22/22 10:54am
The number of endangered tigers around the world is 40 percent higher than previously thought, according to new data from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).Read more on E360 →
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[l] at 7/21/22 6:14am
Voluntary family planning is too often ignored as a means to lower carbon emissions. But by making reproductive technologies more freely available, we can reduce global population — and human-caused emissions — in a manner that is consistent with personal liberties. Read more on E360 →

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