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Up, up and away — with jet fuel powered by food scraps: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

March 22, 2021
In case you missed it: Fuel made from food scraps could slash the aviation industry’s carbon footprint, bottom trawling is wiping out marine biodiversity and releasing carbon, and scientists are searching for answers after a spike in manatee deaths in Florida.
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Don’t ‘overthink’ carbon removal: 3 stories you may have missed

By Bruno Vander Velde

March 9, 2021
In case you missed it: Newly proposed legislation could help limit imports that fuel illegal deforestation around the world, a political philosopher shares his thoughts on carbon removal and a new report finds that freshwater ecosystems are increasingly threatened.
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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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Despite dire headlines, ‘it would be a mistake to write off tropical forests’

By Will Turner, Ph.D.

March 6, 2020
Despite dire headlines, tropical forests are still among our best allies to fight climate change, an expert explains.
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Time for a tropical carbon tax, experts say

By Kiley Price

February 13, 2020
In a recent article, Conservation International's executive vice president explained how a tax on carbon could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions while protecting nature.
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