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UN Experts Demand Crackdown on Greenwashing of Net Zero Pledges

High level group releases report at Cop27 saying policies should be ‘about cutting emissions, not corners’.

Device Made for the Moon May Aid in Carbon Sequestration on Earth

A pocket-sized device intended for use on the Moon could soon play a key role in Japan’s ambitious plans to sequester carbon dioxide.

Solar Sovereignty: The Promise of Native-Led Renewables

“We’re training a workforce of solar warriors,” says the cofounder of Indigenized Energy Initiative.

Major Investment in Air-Conditioning Needed to Address Future Heat Waves

More than 80% of urban residents will need air-conditioning by the 2050s, but many of the world’s poorer countries may struggle to meet that demand.

Q&A: Do We Have to Choose Between Speedy Development and Environment?

Environmental review is under scrutiny on Capitol Hill. Here’s what a NEPA expert thinks policymakers should keep in mind.

Does the Climate Bill Throw Environmental Justice Under the Bus?

And three more questions about the biggest climate legislation in US history.

What Does the Inflation Reduction Act Mean for Climate Tech?

Here are questions to ask about the bill’s impact on climate tech. In any case, it's a huge and welcome step forward.

‘Soil Isn’t Forever’: Biodiversity Needs Protection Below the Ground

We know more than ever about the abundance of life in the soil. Now we have to step up to save it.

Scientists Strive for Negative Emissions

New Solid Carbon technology might be able to lock climate-warming carbon dioxide below ocean bedrock.

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