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The great nutrient collapse

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6 mentions2 days ago
Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze ...

Breathtaking bamboo building withstands earthquakes and boasts a zero-carbon footprint

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2 mentions3 hours ago
Thailand’s eco-friendly Panyaden International School has added a stunning new sports hall to its campus that’s built entirely of bamboo and stays naturally cool year-round in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Designed ...

San Francisco, Oakland sue major oil companies over rising seas

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The cities of San Francisco and Oakland are suing some of the world’s largest oil companies over climate change, joining an emerging legal effort to hold the fossil fuel industry ...

Irma Won’t “Wake Up” Climate Change-Denying Republicans. Their Whole Ideology Is on the Line.

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As one of the most powerful storms ever recorded was bearing down on the continental United States, with much of Florida under evacuation order, President Donald Trump was focused on ...

Gamers like PewDiePie are why I don’t play online

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2 mentions12 hours ago
I wasn’t surprised by PewDiePie’s latest racist slip of the tongue, I was surprised at the number of people who were shocked by it. We had the same conversation about ...

Hurricane Irma will likely cover South Florida with a film of poop

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South Floridians are bracing for Hurricane Irma’s potentially catastrophic damage. Weather advisories are warning of massive flooding, which will likely render roads impassable and homes uninhabitable. They also face a ...

Most Britons now want to stop Brexit, poll shows

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2 mentions13 hours ago
British people have turned their backs on Brexit, according to a new poll released just as Theresa May prepares to give a make-or-break speech on her plans for EU withdrawal.

Britain's debt time​bomb: FCA urges action over £200bn crisis

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The government needs to step in to help tackle the mountain of debt being racked up by the most vulnerable consumers in Britain, the chief financial regulator has warned, as ...

For the Success of Coral Restoration, a Matter of Scale

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2 mentions3 days ago
This past June, scientists declared that a third massive global bleaching event, in which large sections of the Great Barrier Reef were damaged, finally seemed to be easing. Despite the ...

The Case Against Civilization

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4 mentions2 days ago
Science and technology: we tend to think of them as siblings, perhaps even as twins, as parts of In “Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States,” James ...

Don’t Be Scared About The End Of Capitalism—Be Excited To Build What Comes Next

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3 mentions3 days ago
This story reflects the views of these authors, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company. These are fast-changing times. Old certainties are collapsing around us and people are ...

Ambitious 1.5C Paris climate target is still possible, new analysis shows

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The highly ambitious aim of limiting global warming to less than 1.5C remains in reach, a new scientific analysis shows. The 1.5C target was set as an aspiration by the ...

Biodiversity just as powerful as climate change for healthy ecosystems: In the wild, diversity determines ecosystem production as much as climate and nutrients

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Science News from research organizations Date: Source: Smithsonian Summary: Biodiversity is proving to be one of humanity's best defenses against extreme weather. In past experiments, diversity has fostered healthier, more ...

Naomi Klein: We Are Seeing the Shock Doctrine in Effect After Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

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Black Neighbors Band Together to Bring in Healthy Food, Co-op-Style

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A decade ago, researchers reported that more than half of Detroit residents live in a food desert—an area where access to fresh and affordable healthy foods is limited because grocery ...

How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food

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2 mentions4 days ago
FORTALEZA, Brazil — Children’s squeals rang through the muggy morning air as a woman pushed a gleaming white cart along pitted, trash-strewn streets. She was making deliveries to some of ...

EU report on weedkiller safety copied text from Monsanto study

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The European food safety authority (Efsa) based a recommendation that a chemical linked to cancer was safe for public use on an EU report that copied and pasted analyses from ...

Lloyd’s of London firm moves European base to Dublin over Brexit

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One of Lloyd’s of London’s largest insurance syndicates is to move its European headquarters to Dublin because of Brexit, Ireland’s prime minister has announced. XL Group, which operates the XL ...

India is about to embark on the most ambitious electric-car transformation in the world

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2 mentions16 hours ago
India is shifting gears. The world’s fifth-largest auto market is readying for a stupendous transformation: moving completely towards electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030. This is part of the Narendra Modi ...

Can We All Agree That Plastic Straws Are Totally Unnecessary?

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2 mentions15 hours ago
We suck. Some of us suck more than others, but really, we all do, or have at sometime. We suck because collectively, we toss 28 billion pounds of plastic into ...

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Design of Minimum Income Experiment Finalized

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2 mentions5 days ago
In October 2017, the city of Barcelona, Spain, will launch a two-year experiment testing several variants of a guaranteed income and active policies to reduce poverty rates. The project has ...

Urban Biking Advice from Copenhagen, Portland and Beyond

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2 mentions6 days ago
|PrintDoes the future of city transport roll on two wheels? After a nearly three-mile bike ride from World Resources Institute to Washington’s National Press Club, advocates of city cycling offered ...

Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships

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SHIPS spewing soot into the pristine ocean air are causing extra lightning strikes along busy maritime routes. It is a bizarre example of how human activities can change the weather.

6 rules for rebuilding infrastructure in an era of 'unprecedented' weather events

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2 mentions4 days ago
Before Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Aug. 25, there was little doubt that its impact would be devastating and wide-ranging. Unfortunately, Harvey delivered and then some with early estimates of ...

How (Not) to Run a Modern Society on Solar and Wind Power Alone

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2 mentions3 days ago
While the potential of wind and solar energy is more than sufficient to supply the electricity demand of industrial societies, these resources are only available intermittently. To ensure that supply ...

A lesson from Hurricane Irma: capitalism can’t save the planet - it can only destroy it

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3 mentions4 days ago
There was “a flaw” in the theory: this is the famous admission by Alan Greenspan, the former chair of the Federal Reserve, to a congressional inquiry into the 2008 financial ...

NHC Active Tropical Cyclones

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2 mentions4 days ago
*Spanish translations courtesy of the NWS San Juan Weather Forecast Office. Information about experimental Spanish Tropical Cyclone Forecast Discussions can be found here.

Huge boost for renewables as offshore windfarm costs fall to record low

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3 mentions1 week ago
Offshore windfarms are to be built for a record low price in the UK early next decade, after developers bid far more aggressively than expected for a multimillion-pound pot of ...

Sow now! for winter and spring harvests

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2 mentions1 week ago
This is the second part of my series of blog posts, explaining how to grow vegetables and herbs which can be sown now to see you through the winter and ...

Can American soil be brought back to life?

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3 mentions1 week ago
Four generations of Jonathan Cobb’s family tended the same farm in Rogers, Texas, growing row upon row of corn and cotton on 3,000 acres. But by 2011, Cobb wasn’t feeling ...

Crowdfire: Grow your audience and build a brand

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2 mentions4 days ago
I’m no longer spending a large amount of money on ads that may or may not work. I’m logging into Crowdfire and finding customers who are already interested in what ...

The Socialist Experiment

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2 mentions1 week ago
Issue 98, Fall 2017 |September 5, 2017 North Mill Street in downtown Jackson. Photographs by Rett Peek

Put a price on urban trees – and halt this chainsaw massacre

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2 mentions6 days ago
It’s a grim season for urban trees. The usual bustle of bicycles beneath a grand parade of 140-year-old chestnut trees that crosses Tooting Common, in south London, will cease tomorrow.

Tim Jackson: Prosperity without growth

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Triodos Bank UK recently had the opportunity to ask Tim about why this model isn’t future-proof, and what alternative he would propose. Watch the video: Work as meaningful participation in ...

Host A Screening

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2 mentions6 days ago
3 Ways to See A Plastic Ocean These screenings are a great way to educate and inspire your community, colleagues, school and friends. It is easy to do and we ...

This brilliant floating farm actually heals the world's oceans

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3 mentions1 week ago
85% of the world’s fisheries have been pushed beyond their limits – and the future of ocean life looks grim. Fortunately, GreenWave has developed a revolutionary floating farm that actually ...

29 states just banned laws about seeds

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2 mentions1 week ago
This story was originally published by Food and Environment Reporting Network. With little notice, more than two dozen state legislatures have passed “seed-preemption laws” designed to block counties and cities ...

Unemployment rate falls to 4.3%

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UK unemployment fell by 75,000 in the three months to July, bringing the jobless rate down to 4.3% from 4.4% in the previous quarter. The rate remains at its lowest ...

The Cities Of The 21st Century Will Be Defined By Water

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2 mentions1 week ago
Rives Taylor, a principal at the architecture firm Gensler and a 40-plus-year resident of Houston, is lucky. His home in Houston Heights, an older neighborhood northwest of downtown, was spared ...

The Climate Optimist Campaign

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2 mentions1 week ago
by Futerra & The Climate Group category: Environment Futerra & The Climate Group EMBED Supporters 36% of goal supported Social Reach 59,564 People Time Left 9 days Ends Sep 18,

Trailer

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2 mentions1 week ago
Find out why Loading... Loading... Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Published on Nov 19, 2015Tomorrow ...

Irma and Harvey lay the costs of climate change denial at Trump’s door

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
As the US comes to terms with its second major weather disaster within a month, an important question is whether the devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma will convince ...

The party city grows up: how Berlin's clubbers built their own urban village

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2 mentions1 week ago
For the first decade of the 21st century, the industrial wasteland between Berlin’s Ostbahnhof station and the river Spree was earmarked for a huge urban regeneration project – one that ...

Solar energy will surpass nuclear by the end of the year

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2 mentions1 week ago
In brief New data from GTM Research suggests that rapid adoption of solar power could mean that its global gigawatt capacity rivals that of nuclear power by the end of ...

China looks at plans to ban petrol and diesel cars

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
China, the world's biggest car market, plans to ban the production and sale of diesel and petrol cars and vans. The country's vice industry minister said it had started "relevant ...

Petition: Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal

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We, the undersigned, call upon HM Government to give the people of this country the final say on the Brexit deal negotiated by the UK and EU. This would be ...

A universal basic income would transform society for the better

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
By Natalie Bennett I was visiting Helsinki City Employment Services recently, when social workers told me that most of their time helping disadvantaged young people is spent on sorting out ...

Viewsnight: Our addiction to economic growth is killing us

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Video In this Viewsnight, anthropologist Jason Hickel argues that our addiction to economic growth is killing us and makes the case ...

Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclear

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Energy from offshore wind in the UK will be cheaper than electricity from new nuclear power for the first time. The development, revealed in figures from the government, has been ...

What is biomimicry? And why it is important for a circular economy

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Biomimicry is learning from and then emulating natural forms, processes, and ecosystems to create more circular designs. The core idea is that nature has already solved many of the problems ...
 

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