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Banking on the Seaweed Rush

Seaweed farmers promise to feed us, combat climate change, support coastal communities, provide wildlife habitat, and more. Can seaweed do it all?

Industry Knew About Gas Stoves’ Air Pollution Problems in Early 1970s

The American Gas Association is trying to discredit research on the health impacts of gas stoves today. But newly revealed documents show it was discussing indoor air pollution concerns five decades ago.

The Global Health Benefits of Going Net Zero

Climate change mitigation plans would also reduce air pollution. That could save hundreds of thousands of lives in the coming decades.

U.S. Can Shift to EV’s Without Widespread, Destructive Mining, Report Finds

"The question is not whether we decarbonize the transportation sector, but how we decarbonize it.”

The Role of Insurance in Climate Adaption

New research tests the promise of insurance to harden the U.S. economy to tropical storms.

Carbon Technology Captures Billions in Funds

Carbon removal technology is capturing more than just greenhouse gases. It’s also sucking up billions of investor dollars.

Fossils Should Pay Trillions to Store Carbon through 2050, Ex-Industry Execs Say

A recent paper calculates the cost and emission reduction potential of a “carbon takeback obligation” that would require fossil producers to permanently store a tonne of carbon for every tonne they take out of the...

Jet-Propelled Tunicates Pump Carbon Through the Oceans

New research reveals that blooms of the widespread gelatinous zooplankton—along with their feces, daily vertical migrations, and carcasses—increase marine carbon export.

Hydrogen Patents Reveal Shift Toward Cleaner Technologies

A new study analyzing patents in Europe shows “a clear shift of innovation from traditional, carbon-intensive methods to new technologies with the potential to decarbonize hydrogen production.”

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