In a Year of Perpetual Motion, Moments That Stopped Time

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 07:42
Looking back on a whirlwind journey around the world, the 52 Places Traveler revisits the experiences that offered lessons for travel — and life.
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The Coolest Architecture on Earth Is in Antarctica

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 04:00
Who said a polar research base had to be ugly? Gradually, designers are rethinking how to build for the world’s harshest environment.
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N.A.A.C.P. Tells Local Chapters: Don’t Let Energy Industry Manipulate You

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 01/05/2020 - 15:53
The civil rights group is trying to stop state and local branches from accepting money from utilities that promote fossil fuels and then lobbying on their behalf.
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As Fires Rage, Australia Sees Its Leader as Missing in Action

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 01/05/2020 - 04:41
The country is venting frustration with Prime Minister Scott Morrison over what many view as a nonchalant response to the disastrous blazes and his unwavering dismissal of climate change.
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Trump Rule Would Exclude Climate Change in Infrastructure Planning

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/03/2020 - 19:41
The administration will propose that federal agencies be allowed to disregard climate change when assessing the environmental effects of major projects.
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How Have Australia’s Wildfires Affected You?

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/03/2020 - 15:52
Fires continue to rage in southeast Australia. If you’re safe, we would like to hear from residents and tourists and see your photos or videos.
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10 Electric Vehicles to Watch

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/03/2020 - 14:20
Sales doubled in 2019, but the industry’s tipping point — severing ties to the gas pump — still lies ahead. These cars will help make that happen.
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Flash Floods in Indonesia Leave Hundreds of Thousands Homeless

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/02/2020 - 21:11
At least 43 people have been killed in the most intense rains to strike Jakarta, the country’s capital, since record keeping began.
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Science Panel Staffed With Trump Appointees Says E.P.A. Rollbacks Lack Scientific Rigor

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/02/2020 - 15:10
The Trump administration staffed an E.P.A. advisory panel with its choice of scientists, but they concluded that three significant regulatory rollbacks broke with established science.
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Apocalyptic Scenes in Australia as Fires Turn Skies Blood Red

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/02/2020 - 11:29
Thousands of people fled from their homes as wildfires raged on the last day of the warmest decade on record in Australia.
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Why the Fires in Australia Are So Bad

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/02/2020 - 11:05
Bush fire season is nothing new to Australians, but this summer has been calamitous — and it’s far from over.
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One Thing You Can Do: Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Count

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 01/01/2020 - 23:49
Also this week, holiday fireworks in Iceland and beyond
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A Restaurant With No Leftovers

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 01/01/2020 - 16:13
A Brooklyn wine bar and restaurant is one of a handful of establishments in different cities that are trying to eliminate waste from their premises.
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Merkel’s New Year’s Speech Calls for Action on Climate and Tolerance

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 12/31/2019 - 12:02
The German chancellor, in her 15th such address, expressed optimism about the coming decade despite large challenges ahead.
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In Indonesia, Outlaw Gold Miners Poison Themselves to Survive

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 12/30/2019 - 14:24
One large mining company is trying to shut illegal operations, which use mercury. The small-scale miners say there’s no other way to earn a living.
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Greeting the New Year in Earth’s Northernmost Settlement

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 12/30/2019 - 13:02
In Svalbard, above the Arctic Circle, you can’t be born and you can’t be buried, but you can find renewal in the dark of winter.
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The 2019 Good Tech Awards

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 12/30/2019 - 10:20
It’s true! Some tech companies had a positive social impact this year.
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Science Under Attack: How Trump Is Sidelining Researchers and Their Work

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 12/28/2019 - 20:28
In three years, the administration has diminished the role of science in policymaking while disrupting research projects nationwide. Experts say the effects could be felt for years.
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In Protesting Climate Change, Jane Fonda Brings Hollywood to Washington

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 12/28/2019 - 12:00
The actress was joined by her “Grace and Frankie” co-star Lily Tomlin to headline a climate rally that offered plenty of chances to get arrested, but few takers.
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How Cruise Ships Bring 1,200 Tons of Toxic Fumes to Brooklyn a Year

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 12/27/2019 - 16:07
Many ports — all along the coast of California, in parts of Europe, even in China — have found a solution to idling luxury liners. In New York, they’re still a problem.
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