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Water crisis, undercounting emissions, ocean noise pollution: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

February 8, 2021
In case you missed it: Poor city planning and climate change are causing a water crisis in India’s sixth-largest city, a new study suggests that urban areas across the United States are underreporting their emissions and noise pollution is increasingly harmful to fish and marine mammals.
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New report on carbon markets: What you need to know

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 3, 2021
The market for carbon offsets must be scaled up globally to make a sufficient dent in climate change, according to a new report that lays out a path toward a high-quality global carbon market.
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Environmental setbacks, rock dust, lemur loss, temperature rise: 4 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 13, 2020
In case you missed it: Scientists say permanent changes to society are crucial to limiting global emissions, an innovative farming technique could drastically reduce emissions, one-third of lemur species are on the brink of extinction and new data revealed that global temperatures are rising faster...
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Study: Protect these places — or face climate doom

By Kiley Price

March 31, 2020
To stop climate catastrophe, there are certain places on Earth that we simply cannot afford to destroy, according to new research by Conservation International scientists.
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Curbing coronavirus, social distancing, flying hiatus: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 17, 2020
In case you missed it: Scientists agree that ending the global wildlife trade could help stem global disease outbreaks, self-imposed isolation in response to coronavirus could help individuals cut their carbon emissions and the recent decline in global air travel should spur individuals to reassess...
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