Critics say they won’t work, for one of the same reasons carbon credits haven’t.
Scientists suggest that long term, local governance is the best way to save forests.
Next-generation geothermal could be a huge source of carbon-free power. A first-of-a-kind project from Google and Fervo Energy is a step in that direction.
The EPA rule could trim 2 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
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The potential of geothermal brine extraction dwarfs the deposits at Thacker Pass in Nevada.
The city’s nearly 400,000 pipes wouldn’t have to be fully removed for nearly 30 years after the rest of the nation.
Some in the Native Village of Tetlin claim their leaders broke tribal laws when agreeing to the Manh Choh mine.
Its declaration marks the first time the international body has used such a framework to address the threat of “forever chemicals” in the U.S.
Nearly all of them are subject to noise levels linked to hearing loss, a study shows.
But there’s a disconnect between what politicians say and what the public wants.
Negotiations happen behind closed doors, but for Indigenous peoples, “A lot of work happens in the hallways.”
Bans on gas-powered lawn equipment are spreading — meanwhile, some advocates are looking for ways to ditch grass altogether.
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