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Don’t blame national forests for America’s massive wildfires
"If our goal is to protect communities, we have to do this work right around home," says land policy expert Courtney Schultz.
The best ways to teach and talk about climate change with kids
Your approach should involve both science and emotion.
How public opinion can help shape climate policies
Fighting climate change on a personal level works in a surprising way.
The cost of algae-based biofuel is still too high
How far can a few drops of algae oil go?
NOAA predicts sea level rise will bring floods across the US—even to inland areas
Americans need to keep cutting greenhouse gas emissions and also prepare.
The American West is drier than it’s been in at least 1,200 years
The record megadrought is straining reservoirs and inflaming wildfires.
Floating solar panels could be the next big thing in clean energy
For places with limited land space, water-bound solar may be the next frontier.
Inside the physical footprint of the Cloud
Anthropologist Steven Gonzalez Monserrate draws on five years of research and fieldwork in server farms to illustrate some of the diverse environmental impacts of data storage.
A chemical tweak could help plants bounce back from damage faster
Biologists have found a way to alter a plant’s defensive responses to promote quicker, longer growth.
This is the Army’s plan to battle climate change—and still fight wars
How the branch that operates the fuel-guzzling M1 Abrams tank wants to reduce emissions, while not decreasing the scope of its operations.