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A Climate Show Was Canceled. Then Came the Finger-Pointing.

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The Public Theater, one of the nation’s biggest and most influential nonprofit theaters, has abruptly shortened the run of a climate change activist’s provocative one-man show, saying the creator, Josh Fox, had violated the theater’s code of conduct. Fox, a film and theater artist best known for his Oscar-nominated anti-fracking......
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‘Resistant’ trees planted in Hampshire in ash dieback fight

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Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Ash dieback has devastated trees across Europe A planting scheme has begun to grow trees that it is hoped will be resistant to ash dieback disease. Scientists are growing 3,000 saplings in Hampshire and will monitor them for symptoms of the disease, which......
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Climate change food calculator: What’s your diet’s carbon footprint?

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Avoiding meat and dairy products is one of the biggest ways to reduce your environmental impact, according to recent scientific studies. Switching to a plant-based diet can help fight climate change, according to a major report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which says the West’s high......
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The $119 Billion Sea Wall That Could Defend New York … or Not

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The quickest and least costly option the Corps is considering, a $14 billion project taking nine years, includes only shore-based measures. In an interview, Mr. Jones said a cost-benefit analysis favored what the agency called middle-ground options. These, costing $43 billion to $47 billion, propose multiple smaller barriers, across, for......
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Australia fires: ‘Apocalypse’ comes to Kangaroo Island

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rescuers have scoured fire-ravaged Kangaroo Island for surviving wildlife Kangaroo Island in South Australia has been likened to a Noah’s Ark for its unique ecology. But after fierce bushfires tore through the island this week, there are fears it may never fully recover. “You......
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New maps reveal Scotland’s seabird breeding hotspots

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Image copyright RSPB Scotland Image caption Data about the razorbill was included in the maps Maps identifying the breeding hotspots of some of the most threatened seabirds have been published for the first time. Scientists at RSPB Scotland tracked the life of kittiwakes, guillemots, razorbills and shags as they forage......

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