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Photosynthesis Is One-Third of the Answer to Mitigating Climate Change

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Earth911 Quiz #41: Where Did All the Ice Go?

Arctic ice is vanishing. In recent weeks, new reports about …

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Earth911 Quiz #34: Twelve Years To Change

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports …

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Earth911 Quiz #32: Not So Watery World

More than 800 million people lack clean water, while water …

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Make Your Own Drawdown Plan To Reduce Carbon Emissions

If you want to change something, you must have a …

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Earth911 Quiz #22: Hot Years

The temperature is rising on Earth. In this week’s quiz, …

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Rivers of Ice: Vanishing Glaciers

A little over a year ago, Alex wrote about David Breashears’ Rivers of Ice project, which documents how glaciers are receding. The BBC has a very cool slideshow that gives you a narrated tour of various glaciers and how they have evolved (devolved?) …

Bear Takes Toyota Prius for a Test-Drive, Totals it

Apologies for the terrible Photoshop job… Image: Nissan’s LEAF ad + Prius

And Now for Something on the Lighter Side of News…
Nissan might have trained polar bears in its ads (see below), but Toyota has wild bears in its hybrids. Unfortunately, it…

Big News: Coal Electricity Drops Big Time

photo: John Norton via flickr

It’s been a bad stretch recently for dirty coal, the country’s largest source of global warming emissions. First, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg stepped up and contributed big time to the Sierra Club’s fierce Beyond Co…

Bill Clinton says "Paint your roofs white!"

Photo: Flickr, CC

Bill Clinton wrote a short piece about what he thinks is the “best way to jump start job creation”. His answer? Painting roofs white.

“Look at the tar roofs covering millions of American buildings. They absorb huge amounts of heat…