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July 8, 2024

The Supreme Court Weakens Federal Regulators

The Supreme Court finished their term by upending a 40-year-old decision that made it easier for the federal government to regulate the environment, public health, workplace safety and consumer protections, delivering a […]

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June 18, 2024

This Summer’s Weather May Get Wild

In 2023, we lived through the hottest year since recordkeeping began more than a century ago, but before too long, it might be outdone as the pinnacle of extreme heat.  […]

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June 6, 2024

Celebrate Pride Month: LGBTQ+ Leaders in STEM Fields

June is Pride Month, and the perfect time to highlight the contributions of LGBTQ+ scientists, mathematicians and technologists whose work has given so much to our world. Although these contributions […]

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May 15, 2024

Renewables Supplied 30% of Global Electricity in 2023

Growth in solar and wind power pushed renewable generation to a record 30% of global electricity production in 2023, putting a global target to triple renewable capacity by 2030 within […]

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May 1, 2024

Will Avian Influenza Become the New Covid?

Avian influenza, aka bird flu and designated as the H5N1 virus, may be poised to become the next pandemic…and be much deadlier than Covid was in 2020. The virus was […]

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April 15, 2024

Letter to NY City Council Calls for More Robust Climate Investment

Climate Works for All, a coalition of environmental Justice, community advocacy and labor groups, has called on the City Council to ask for new climate investments. Some of the priorities […]

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March 28, 2024

Will Solar Power Be Affected By the Solar Eclipse?

On April 8, 2024, a solar eclipse will start on Mexico’s Pacific coast around 11:07 a.m. PDT, traveling across parts of the U.S. and Canada until 5:19 p.m. EDT. Because […]

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March 13, 2024

Record Warm Winters Are Not Cool

Once again, record-breaking temperatures were recorded in all of the lower 48 U.S. states. Average temperatures were more than 5 degrees Fahrenheit above normal, eliminating the ice cover on the Great […]

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February 29, 2024

New Bill to Reduce Single Use Plastic Set to Pass in Albany

New York City first added a recycling law to the books way back in 1989, but recycling rates have remained stubbornly low: about 20% for households and 25% for businesses. […]

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February 14, 2024

The East Coast Is Sinking

Major cities on the U.S. Atlantic coast are sinking, in some cases as much as 5 millimeters per year – a decline at the ocean’s edge that well outpaces global […]

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