Russia’s Oil Revenue Soars Despite Sanctions, Study Finds

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 09:34
Rising oil prices more than offset a decline in export volumes during the first 100 days of the assault on Ukraine.
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Goldman Sachs Is Being Investigated Over E.S.G. Funds

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 16:50
The Securities and Exchange Commission has stepped up scrutiny of sustainable investing, which has become popular but is said to lack accountability.
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‘Vegan Leather’: How Fashion Giants Recast Plastic as Good for the Planet

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 12:47
An influential system overseen by retailers and clothing makers ranks petroleum-based synthetics like “vegan leather” as more environmentally sound than natural fibers.
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‘We Buried Him and Kept Walking’: Children Die as Somalis Flee Hunger

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 11:30
The worst drought in four decades and a sharp rise in food prices caused by the war in Ukraine have left almost half of Somalia’s people facing acute food shortages.
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How a Highway Divided a Community in Philadelphia

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 04:43
On a personal episode of “Still Processing,” Wesley Morris revisits a highway that he walked across as a kid. He never knew how deeply it had transformed the neighborhood it ran through.
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Gas Prices in U.S. Hit $5 a Gallon

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 06/11/2022 - 03:02
The unrelenting march higher continues as the average price touches a new milestone, according to AAA.
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Eavesdropping on the Secret Lives of Dolphins in New York Harbor

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 06/11/2022 - 03:00
For two years, an array of six underwater microphones tracked the feeding noises of marine mammals newly prevalent in New York waters.
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Some Monarch Butterfly Populations Are Rising. Is It Enough to Save Them?

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 22:01
Not all scientists agree with the findings of a new study, which seem likely to fuel an ongoing debate about the threats the butterflies face.
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Millions Across the Southwest Face Weekend Heat Alerts

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 13:41
Record-breaking heat will continue through the weekend from California to South Texas. Meteorologists say the soaring temperatures may cause illness.
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How Superworms Make Styrofoam Into a Healthy Meal

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 12:19
By understanding the microbes that help large beetle larvae digest polystyrene, scientists hope to find a better disposal process for packing foam.
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12 Rosés to Drink Now or Anytime of Year

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 12:11
There’s no reason to confine rosé to the summer, but for good reasons the season does have a special hold on the wines.
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Feeding a Hotter Planet

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 09:43
Hunger is rising again even though we produce enough food. As the planet warms, it’s crucial to fix a broken system.
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The Johnny Appleseed of Sugar Kelp

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 03:00
The quest of a Long Island seaweed farmer to make kelp the next kale.
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Biden Administration to Set Rules of the Road for Charging Electric Vehicles

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 21:20
Proposed regulations would require charging stations built with federal dollars to be located no more than 50 miles apart.
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As the Great Salt Lake Dries Up, Utah Faces An ‘Environmental Nuclear Bomb’

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 16:29
Climate change and rapid population growth are shrinking the lake, creating a bowl of toxic dust that could poison the air around Salt Lake City.
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Plastic Water Bottles to Be Phased Out at National Parks

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 10:42
An Interior Department order will end the sale of single-use plastic products at national parks and on other public lands in the United States by 2032.
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Biden Plans to Declare Hudson Canyon a Marine Sanctuary

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 11:45
Hudson Canyon, an underwater gorge off the coast of New York and New Jersey, would receive permanent federal protection.
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Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 19:53
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Fight Looms Over New York’s Bid to Slow Crypto-Mining Boom

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 15:52
Crypto interests are lobbying Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto a groundbreaking bill that would temporarily halt new crypto-mining projects at fossil-fuel burning plants.
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Book Review: ‘Wastelands,’ by Corban Addison

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 14:05
In “Wastelands,” Corban Addison tells the extraordinary story of how some North Carolina residents stood up to a meatpacking company polluting their communities.
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