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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 …

Fires and drought cook Tennessee - a state represented by climate deniers | John Abraham

Climate change,Climate change scepticism,Environment,Drought,Wildfires,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Climate change<p>Climate change intensified the extreme weather in Tennessee, but its legislators deny the science<p>With my new hope that deniers of climate change will take ownership of the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Factcheck: Newspaper claim about global temperature is ‘deeply misleading’

<i>This is a guest post by Zeke Hausfather, a climate scientist and energy systems analyst at Berkeley Earth, an independent temperature analysis</i> …

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 …

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 …

Turning Organic Trash Into Energy Treasure – Bloomberg

Turning Organic Trash Into Energy Treasure<p>Turning Organic Trash Into Energy Treasure<p>Turning Organic Trash Into Energy …

Organisms

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 …

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 …

This Graphic Sums Up How Complex the Fashion Supply Chain is

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 …