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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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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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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 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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February 1, 2024

FEMA Will Cover Costs for Solar Projects After a Disaster

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will compensate local and state governments for energy efficiency upgrades to school and hospital facilities in the wake of natural disasters, the agency announced […]

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January 18, 2024

Can We Build Renewables Without Threatening Biodiversity?

One of the biggest challenges humanity faces as we try to contend with the climate crisis is finding solutions that don’t lead to even bigger problems down the road. Scientists […]

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January 5, 2024

2023: A Year of Climate Action

We’ve seen the last of 2023, and with it some hair-raising U.S. climate milestones: $25 billion worth of natural disasters (a record), heartbreaking wildfires in Maui, a month’s worth of triple-digit […]

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