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A Q&A on food justice and security with Sonali McDermid, PhD

A farmer harvests wheat crop in a field on the outskirts of Faridabad, India on April 4, 2021. Photo: MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images


A flat-packed renovation aims to improve the energy efficiency of homes that already exist

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The prehistoric animals could diffuse the Arctic’s ticking carbon bomb

A woolly mammoth skeleton is displayed at Summers Place Auctions on November 26, 2014 in Billingshurst, England. Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images


The Color of Climate

All over the country, there are direct actions, lawsuits, and calls for the Biden administration to shut down more pipelines

Photo of climate change rally in Washington D.C.
Photo of climate change rally in Washington D.C.
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Using a patent-pending cleaning process, a Wyoming company hopes to water ranchlands with the notoriously nasty byproduct from oil and gas wells

A Patterson-UTI drilling rig operating for Ultra Petroleum Resources in the Pinedale Anticline natural gas field, in Sublette County, near Pinedale, Wy. The PInedale Anticline is one of the highest producing gas fields in the United States. Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling at depths of 5,000 to 20,000 feet releases the gas.
A Patterson-UTI drilling rig operating for Ultra Petroleum Resources in the Pinedale Anticline natural gas field, in Sublette County, near Pinedale, Wy. The PInedale Anticline is one of the highest producing gas fields in the United States. Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling at depths of 5,000 to 20,000 feet releases the gas.
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Words of Warming

Indigenous and environmental groups are fighting the construction of a tar sands pipeline that would cross 200 bodies of water


Researchers translating the papers uncovered accounts of extreme weather that struck the islands in the past

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The Color of Climate

Opponents of the move say most of the oil and gas wells will be drilled near Hispanic communities

The text “The Color of Climate” is illustrated in a circle pattern  around a globe icon. Behind the text there are two images side-by-side — on the left is a gavel and an “I Voted” sticker, and on the right is an oil drilling machine.
The text “The Color of Climate” is illustrated in a circle pattern  around a globe icon. Behind the text there are two images side-by-side — on the left is a gavel and an “I Voted” sticker, and on the right is an oil drilling machine.
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THE COLOR OF CLIMATE

But replacing them might not be as easy as previously thought

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A solution to the uphill battle to meet the world’s energy needs

A scenic photo of green hills
A scenic photo of green hills
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