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Four capital cities to ban diesel cars by 2025

Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens say they'll ban all diesel cars in a bid to improve air quality in their polluted cities. Mayors from 85 cities …

Mexico City
Climate Change

Gutting NASA's Earth Science Division Would Send Research Back to the Dark Ages

Norm Nelson is interested in what makes the oceans tick. As a biological oceanographer at UC Santa Barbara, his research draws connections between …

Mayors WorldWide Will Act on Climate, Whatever Trump Does

Leaders from 90 world “megacities” meeting in Mexico City this week are sending a message that they plan to act on climate change—whatever national …

Climate

Five ways to take action on climate change

The world’s leaders have promised to take urgent action on climate change. But that was the easy part. Here’s what they need to do next<p>The Paris agreement has been ratified. Only one year after negotiating this historic treaty, it has come into force. This signals that the vast majority of …

Fossil Fuels

The Dakota Access Pipeline Isn't About Climate Change—It's About Profit

<i>This story originally appeared on High Country News and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>As the weather gets colder, the …

Global Warming

Climate scientists condemn article claiming global temperatures are falling

A Republican-led panel promoted a misleading tabloid story alleging earth may not be warming, relying on data that leaves out important points of context<p>Climate scientists have denounced the House committee on science, space and technology after the Republican-held panel promoted a misleading story …

Climate Change

Film, TV Shoots Adopt Environmentally Friendly Practices

It ain’t easy being green, but Hollywood’s film and TV productions are moving more and more toward eco-friendly practices on sets that not only help …

Sustainability

3 ways to be less wasteful around the holidays

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, waste increases about 25%, or 1 million extra tons compared with the rest of the year in the U.S., according …

Sustainability

Turning Organic Trash Into Energy Treasure

Bloomberg’s Michael Bancroft visits an organic waste recycling plant in Toronto, Ontario run by CCI BioEnergy, a company using microorganisms to …

Sustainability

Recycling or donating your unwanted clothes “is not a solution” for the planet, Greenpeace says

The shopping mania that attends the holidays each season has arrived. On Black Friday alone, consumers in the US and around the world bought billions of dollars worth of stuff, including a whole lot of clothes. That clothing haul is something environmental organization Greenpeace is not happy about.<p>…

Two-thirds of plastic packaging in the UK ends up in landfills

Two-thirds of all plastic consumer goods packaging in the UK which could be recycled is being thrown away, according to figures from plastics …

Sustainability

How to Declutter Your Home without Losing Your Mind

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of stuff we accumulate. And it’s hard sometimes to figure out how to part with things, what to do …

Eco Fashion

Waste not...have yourself an eco little Christmas

With a little forethought it’s easy to give presents that don’t add to waste mountains<p>Sat, Dec 3, 2016, 06:00<p>The link between Christmas and consuming …