Wall Street Eyes Billions in the Colorado’s Water

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 01/03/2021 - 02:00
Investor interest in the river could redefine century-old rules for who controls one of the most valuable economic resources in the United States.
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Revisiting the Unseen Corners of the World

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/01/2021 - 22:47
During a year with limited travel possibilities, our World Through a Lens series offered Times readers a weekly escape. Here are some of the highlights.
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The Problem With Problem Sharks

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/01/2021 - 14:32
A marine biologist’s ideas for singling out sharks that attack humans have prompted objections from other shark scientists.
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How Trump Tried, but Largely Failed, to Derail America’s Top Climate Report

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/01/2021 - 04:00
The White House repeatedly attempted to thwart the country’s premier climate science document, one meant to steer policy for years. Scientists got in the way.
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Richard Thornburgh, Former Governor and Attorney General, Dies at 88

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 23:00
He steered Pennsylvania through the Three Mile Island nuclear plant meltdown and led the Justice Department under Reagan and the first President Bush.
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74 of Our Favorite Facts for 2020

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 11:53
Each day, our editors collect the most interesting, striking or delightful facts to appear in articles throughout the paper. Here are 74 from the past year that were the most revealing.
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Sale of Arctic Drilling Leases Draws an Unusual Taker. It May Be the Only One.

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 09:32
With a deadline looming and weak interest from oil companies, the state of Alaska may step in and buy leases in the hope of reassigning them later. Some analysts saw that as a long shot.
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Looking ahead to 2021

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 09:32
Also this week: Your New Year’s climate resolutions
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What We Learned About California in 2020

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 07:55
Wednesday: The year’s almost over. It’s been illuminating.
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New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 12/29/2020 - 08:00
Nearly 70 percent of the city’s total carbon emissions come from buildings. A project to retrofit nine buildings with green technology is pioneering a new solution.
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The Gospel of Hydrogen Power

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 12/28/2020 - 13:36
Mike Strizki powers his house and cars with hydrogen he home-brews. He is using his retirement to evangelize for the planet-saving advantages of hydrogen batteries.
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A Plan by Eastern States to Cap Tailpipe Emissions Gets Off to a Slow Start

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 12/27/2020 - 09:01
Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C., all announced they would join a cap-and-trade program for cars and trucks. But many bigger states have yet to join.
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Deep Adaptation and the Science of Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 12/26/2020 - 04:00
“Deep Adaptation” made people confront the end of the world from climate change. Does it matter if it’s not correct?
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David Attenborough Still Has Hope for Our Future

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 09:11
At 94, the beloved British naturalist remains curious and optimistic. He talked about his new docu-series, “A Perfect Planet,” and why the coronavirus may prove to have some positive consequences.
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Small Donations Aiming to Make a Big Splash

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 04:00
Environmental issues may seem too big to tackle, but some smaller foundations have figured out ways to have an impact.
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What We’re Looking Forward To in 2021

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 12/24/2020 - 07:06
Amid the challenges of 2020, there are reasons to be optimistic heading into the new year.
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2020 in Animal News

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 12/23/2020 - 14:15
These are the stories about birds, bugs, fish and mammals that surprised and delighted readers the most this year.
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Climate Change Legislation Included in Coronavirus Stimulus Deal

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 12/23/2020 - 10:51
The legislation calls for cutting the use of powerful planet-warming chemicals common in air-conditioners and refrigerators.
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Fraser Island Blaze Began With Campfire, Australian Officials Say

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 12/23/2020 - 09:36
The police said the men started an illegal campfire, but experts said the region would remain vulnerable to more fires as climate change worsens dry conditions.
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Our Best Reporting of 2020

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 12/23/2020 - 08:31
Also this week: Women on the front lines of climate activism
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