Deer Could Be a Reservoir of Old Coronavirus Variants, Study Suggests

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/06/2023 - 22:43
Even after Delta became the dominant variant in humans, Alpha and Gamma continued to circulate in white-tailed deer, according to new research.
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The No-Jet Set: They’ve Given Up Flying to Save the Planet

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/06/2023 - 15:00
With airplanes producing a large amount of climate-warming emissions, a growing number of travelers are signing pledges to keep their journeys on the ground.
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Battling Lava and Snowstorms to Keep a Climate Project Alive

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/06/2023 - 10:17
Ever since an eruption in Hawaii halted a long-running record of carbon dioxide, scientists have found ways to carry on — atop a neighboring volcano.
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Do You Work in the Auto Industry? We Want to Hear From You.

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/06/2023 - 04:00
Sales of electric vehicles are growing fast, and automakers are investing billions of dollars in new technology and factories. We want to know how jobs are changing.
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Are You Switching to a Heat Pump? We Want to Hear From You.

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 02/04/2023 - 04:00
Some people in extremely cold areas of the U.S. are switching to heat pumps from oil or gas furnaces. But others are not convinced that these devices are right for them.
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Brazil Says It’s Started Sinking an Old Warship, Hazardous Material and All

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 21:57
The navy said it had begun an operation to send the aircraft carrier São Paulo to the bottom.
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How to Get Government Aid to Ditch Fossil Fuels

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 12:07
Americans can get tax credits to go electric, but only if they have cash upfront. Other countries have programs, too.
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Can Fashion Week’s Trash Problem Be Solved?

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 09:04
Organizers of Copenhagen Fashion Week have created sustainability requirements for participating designers with the goal of setting a new industry standard.
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How Markets Have Redefined Value and Growth Stocks

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 08:00
With the exception of Apple, eight tech giants are no longer “pure growth” stocks, while Exxon and Chevron are, a new study says. Our columnist says: Buyer, beware.
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As Energy Costs Bite, Museums Rethink a Conservation Credo

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 04:23
Tight climate controls have become the norm to protect artworks and artifacts. But as heating and electricity prices soar, Europe’s museums administrators are wondering whether the rules need to be so strict.
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Shell’s Profit Soared to $42 Billion in 2022

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 14:17
The record haul, pushed by high energy prices and a hunger for liquefied natural gas, came as a new chief signaled a more “balanced approach” to renewable energy.
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A Proud Ship Turned Into a Giant Recycling Problem. So Brazil Plans to Sink It.

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 12:15
The old aircraft carrier, once the navy’s flagship, is packed with asbestos. No country, including Brazil, will let it dock to be dismantled.
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Brasil hundirá un gran portaaviones que contiene asbesto

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 11:18
El viejo portaaviones, antaño buque insignia de la Armada, está repleto de asbesto. Ningún país, incluido Brasil, permite que atraque para ser desmantelado o reciclado.
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Window Stickers to Prevent Bird Strikes Only Work One Way

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 10:17
Every year, hundreds of millions of birds die in the United States from flying into glass. New research shows how to prevent some of those deaths.
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Nebraskans Are Sitting on Strategic Metals. Is Mining a Patriotic Duty?

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 07:54
One county has a wealth of minerals essential to defense and the green economy. Mining would transform the community, yet many say they feel a patriotic obligation to dig.
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Biden Clears the Way for Alaska Oil Project

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 02/01/2023 - 14:27
The administration issued an analysis that indicates a scaled-back version of the Willow project could go forward. Opponents call the drilling plan a “carbon bomb.”
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What Exxon and Chevron Are Doing With Those Big Profits

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 02/01/2023 - 12:50
Economic and military uncertainty clouds the outlook for Exxon, Chevron and other energy companies, whose bonanza from high prices is already fading.
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Administration Expected to Endorse Limited Drilling in Alaska Project

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 01/31/2023 - 20:49
An environmental review expected soon would effectively signal that the Willow project proceed, according to people familiar with the report.
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No Snow in NYC Feels Nice — But Also A Little Unsettling

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 01/31/2023 - 17:17
New York City is set to break its record for latest-ever “first measurable snow” of the winter and is also approaching its longest stretch without snow.
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Polar Vortex Drives a Cold Snap in Asia

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 01/31/2023 - 15:46
An exceptionally cold January has brought the region misery and snarled travel. Experts blame the same arctic system that hit the United States last month.
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