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Lab-Grown Answers to Food’s Triple Threat

A food crisis like few have ever seen could be the impetus for lab-grown and other food alternatives to thrive. But it won’t be without its own challenges.

Watersheds & Foodsheds: Climate Change’s Impact on the American West

More than 1 in 10 Americans get some, if not all, of their municipal water from the Colorado River Basin. It's drying up, putting our food and economy at grave risk.

Rivian is Making an Illinois City’s Electric Vehicle Vision a Reality

Officials in Normal, Illinois, see Rivian’s growth and corporate culture as a key part of the city’s long-term sustainability plan.

New Startup Aims to Recycle 95% of High-Value Content from Solar Panels

Solarcycle just landed $6.6 million in venture capital funding to power its giga-scale recycling ambitions.

EV Battery Recycling is Costly. These Five Startups Could Change That

Meet the American companies making lithium-ion battery recycling more profitable and sustainable than it’s ever been.

Wind Power Is (Finally) Having a Moment

A surge in offshore wind projects has helped make wind power a renewable force.

Brooklyn Startup Addresses Gun Violence with Climate Jobs

BlocPower’s "Civilian Climate Corps" program provides paid, on-the-job training to New Yorkers who live in neighborhoods with high rates of gun violence.

Fossil Fuels Are a Threat to National Security

The youth movement urges President Biden to act—with or without Congress.

G7 Countries to Stop Funding Fossil Fuel Development Overseas

Ministers from the world’s biggest economies reach an agreement that could shift an estimated $33bn a year to clean energy sources.

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