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Interview: David Wallace-Wells, author, the Uninhabitable Earth

Interview: David Wallace-Wells, author, the Uninhabitable Earth

In 2017, David Wallace-Wells, editor of New York Magazine wrote a long-form article depicting how the future will look to those living through it if we don’t make drastic changes to life as we know it. The article quickly became the most-read article in the history of the magazine and …

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What Canada can learn from the devastating oil spill in Brazil

What Canada can learn from the devastating oil spill in Brazil

Oil spill creates social and environmental crisis in coastal communities By Elissama Menezes and Mark Brooks On August 30, reports emerged of oil washing up on the northeast coast of Brazil. This may be news to most Canadians, and though the total spill amount remains unknown, over 4,400 tonnes of …

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A natural state of being: LGBTQ+ behaviours in the animal kingdom

A pair of nesting Laysan albatrosses

Evidence of LGBTQ+ behaviours in the animal kingdom has been around for hundreds of years, but it has often been ignored or hidden from the public. In the 1800s, reports of sexual behaviour between male beetles fuelled fierce debates between scientists and naturalists about homosexuality. Given attitudes towards homosexuality at …

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Two powerful young women standing for justice, truth and equality for all. So ma…

Two powerful young women standing for justice, truth and equality for all. So ma...

Two powerful young women standing for justice, truth and equality for all. So many, are so grateful, for all that you do. Keep shining bright. ????: @malala _ _ #climatecrisis #globalwarming #climatestrike #savetheplanet #globalclimatestrike #climatechangeisreal #environment #sustainability #environmentallyconscious #climateaction #gretathunberg #climatejustice #greenpeace #ecofriendlyliving #gretathunbergmemes #environmentalist #climateemergency #savetheearth #schoolstrike4climate #climatechange #malala …

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Online vs. In-Store Shopping: The Eco-Friendly Choice Isn’t Always Obvious

Online vs. In-Store Shopping: The Eco-Friendly Choice Isn't Always Obvious

Online shopping is becoming easier and easier, with more selection and speedier deliveries. And purchasing everyday items, such as toothpaste and tampons or washing detergent and sponges, is increasingly shifting toward online rather than in-store. In the U.S., the share of these “fast-moving consumer goods” ― low-priced items that you …

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New York’s Central Park races to save a rare duck gagging on a piece of plastic

New York’s Central Park races to save a rare duck gagging on a piece of plastic

NEW YORK — Initially, birders rejoiced at the rare New York City sighting of a common merganser, an elegant-looking duck with a regal auburn crest, in Central Park. But as photos of the duck spread quickly on social media, so did concern: a piece of discarded plastic appeared jammed in …

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Did you know climate change is set to cost the US economy $650 billion per year …

Did you know climate change is set to cost the US economy $650 billion per year ...

Did you know climate change is set to cost the US economy $650 billion per year by 2030?! ???????? . It is not financially viable to continue destroying our planet for money, it makes no sense! ???? . . . . . © @johnholcroftillustration . Don’t forget to follow us …

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When It Comes to Nuclear Power, Could Smaller Be Better?

When It Comes to Nuclear Power, Could Smaller Be Better?

Huge computer screens line a dark, windowless control room in Corvallis, Oregon, where engineers at the company NuScale Power hope to define the next wave of nuclear energy. Glowing icons fill the screens, representing the power output of 12 miniature nuclear reactors. Together, these small modular reactors would generate about …

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Rush to save rare duck spotted choking on plastic in Central Park

Rush to save rare duck spotted choking on plastic in Central Park

Initially, birdwatchers in New York’s Central Park rejoiced at the rare sighting of a common merganser, an elegant-looking duck with a regal auburn crest. But as photos of the duck spread quickly on social media, so did concern: a piece of discarded plastic appeared jammed in the duck’s distinctive narrow bill, preventing …

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Solving the added CO2 problem by 2030, 2040 or 2050 requires a new global en…

Solving the added CO2 problem by 2030, 2040 or 2050 requires a new global en...

???? ???? ???? Solving the added CO2 problem by 2030, 2040 or 2050 requires a new global energy infrastructure, which is arguably easier and less expensive than past infrastructure shifts like indoor plumbing, rural electrification, the automobile and paved roads, telecommunications, computers, mobile phones or the internet. . All of …

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