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Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many...

Noel Healy, Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Northeastern University, and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Many Democratic lawmakers aim to pass a Green New...

Protecting the world’s wetlands: 5 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation World Wetlands Day on Feb. 2 marks the date when 18 nations signed the Convention on Wetlands in 1971, in the...

Amazon deforestation, already rising, may spike under Bolsonaro

Robert T. Walker, University of Florida Over the past 25 years that I have been conducting environmental research in the Amazon, I have witnessed the...

Not so long ago, cities were starved for trees

Sonja Dümpelmann, Harvard University Many cities, in recent years, have initiated tree planting campaigns to offset carbon dioxide emissions and improve urban microclimates. In 2007, New...

We can’t save everything from climate change – here’s how to...

Benjamin Preston, Pardee RAND Graduate School and Johanna Nalau, Griffith University Recent reports have delivered sobering messages about climate change and its consequences. They include...

To preserve US national parks in a warming world, reconnect fragmented...

Stephen Nash, University of Richmond The Trump administration’s decision to keep many U.S. national parks open during the current federal government shutdown, with few or...

Mapping the world’s ‘blue carbon’ hot spots in coastal mangrove forests

Robert Twilley, Louisiana State University and Andre Rovai, Louisiana State University Human actions have boosted carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere to levels...

With the right guiding principles, carbon taxes can work

Gilbert E. Metcalf, Tufts University Like most economists, I favor taxing carbon dioxide to cut carbon pollution. A carbon tax makes fossil fuels like oil and...

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