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Local startups remove carbon from the atmosphere-but is it an effective approach? - The San Francisco Examiner
Pachama, a Bay Area startup, is using technology to study forests and harness the carbon-consuming power of trees. (Agustina Perretta/Courtesy Pachama)
Climate crisis: fifth of London schools now susceptible to flooding
A fifth of London's schools are now susceptible to flooding and millions of people living in the capital are at "high risk" of suffering from the effects of the climate crisis, according to analysis from City Hall, as Sadiq Khan warns time is running out to tackle the issue.
Solar power trade group sues California over new rules requiring electricians do installations - Silicon Valley Business Journal
Fearing that growth in California's solar power sector could grind to a halt, the association representing the industry has sued the state over a new requirement that installers be "certified electricians."
Labour will build a better Britain for working people | Keir Starmer
ur country stands at a crossroads. The Tory government has shown what it offers working people - tax hikes for pie in the sky plans.
Harvard Study: Melting Polar Ice Is Physically Warping the Planet
Elastic Earth
As rising temperatures melt Arctic ice at an alarming rate, the resulting rise in the sea level stands to reshape coastlines around the world.
Arctic Sea Ice Hits Annual Low, but It's Not as Low as Recent Years
Cool conditions north of Alaska in August reduced melting, scientists say, but the overall is still downward.
City flights: birds flocked to urban areas as Covid kept people home, study finds
The shutdown of traveling and socializing during the Covid-19 pandemic last year brought severe dislocation to many people, but if you were a bird during this time it was highly appealing, new research has found.
Russia forest fire damage worst since records began, says Greenpeace
Russia has endured its worst forest fire season in the country's modern history, according to recent data from the Russian Forestry Agency analysed by Greenpeace.
German election roundup: 'Hang the greens' poster ban and politicians are white, male and 'Michael'
A court in Germany ordered neo-Nazi election posters bearing the slogan "hang the Greens" to be taken down, after they were initially allowed to stay in place, reported AFP.