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While Wildfire Technology Grows in Australia, U.S. Funding for Fighting Fires Dwindles During Corona

While Wildfire Technology Grows in Australia, U.S. Funding for Fighting Fires Dwindles During Corona

This year started with a burning Australia and then a worldwide pandemic. As Australia recovers from its scorched landscape with new fire response technology, the U.S. enters into a hot summer season of high fire risk—with little wildfire funding after COVID-19.

The Environmental Impact of No Sports During the Pandemic

The Environmental Impact of No Sports During the Pandemic

The shutdown of major league sports teams and seasons during the COVID-19 pandemic has left sports fans across the U.S. sad. However, a recent study on the National Hockey League (NHL) shows the pandemic’s impact on sports, the environment and the leaders of the industry overall.

Big Corporations Contribute to Water Shortages — How Can They Fix It?

Big Corporations Contribute to Water Shortages — How Can They Fix It?

Everyone needs water--but water consumption is not always proportionately distributed. Here's a deep dive into how larger companies use water, and how they can consume better.

Coronavirus Has Decreased Air Pollution, but Cars Are not the Whole Pollution Picture

Coronavirus Has Decreased Air Pollution, but Cars Are not the Whole Pollution Picture

The pandemic has meant less car pollution, but not much of a decrease in overall pollution. Why? Because car pollution is just one player.

Pushing Sustainability Forward Through a Pandemic

Pushing Sustainability Forward Through a Pandemic

Businesses have a responsibility to consider to environment--for the sake of the earth and consumers. That responsibility does not disappear during a pandemic, as climate change, resource scarcity, and many other challenges do not shelter in place along with us.

A Little Nudging Goes a Long Way When It Comes to Water Efficiency

A Little Nudging Goes a Long Way When It Comes to Water Efficiency

Water efficiency is just as much about improved technologies as it is changing consumers' behavior. One study shows how a little consumer nudge goes a long way--even on a city-wide scale.

Cities Prepare for Green Initiatives Post-Coronavirus

Cities Prepare for Green Initiatives Post-Coronavirus

For many policymakers, efforts to reopen the economy overlap with the need for green initiatives. As various regions prepare for the bumpy road ahead, the focus on green living and environmental protection has never been more crucial.

For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.

For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.

The coronavirus pandemic has caused hardships on many industries—the fossil fuel and clean energy industries alike. However, this is the first time in history that renewable energy use is expected to eclipse coal reliance in the U.S., and its effects on climate change are big.



As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating Matters

As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating Matters

A report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reports that the first quarter of this year has been very promising for the wind energy industry. However, the coronavirus is casting a shadow over the sector.

Emissions Declines Set New Records—and Cause Worry

Emissions Declines Set New Records——and Cause Worry

Research suggests that a nearly eight percent in overall fossil fuel use, driven by the coronavirus pandemic, is both record-setting and worrysome.

Sustainable Cooking for Individuals and Restaurants: The NYT Greenhouse, Part 4

Sustainable Cooking for Individuals and Restaurants: The NYT Greenhouse, Part 4

For the New York Times’ last climate change event, The Greenhouse spoke with two chefs on how to utilize basic ingredients for sustainable cooking in individual and restaurant business settings alike.

Earth Day and Climate Change Books: The NYT Greenhouse Part 3

Earth Day and Climate Change Books: The NYT Greenhouse Part 3

As part of Earth Week last week, the NYT Greenhouse gave its recommended list of books on climate change and hosted a conversation with Earth Day organizer, Denis Hayes, and other environmentalists. Here’s the inside scoop.

The Green Quality of 3D Printing: HP Printing Celebrates Earth Day

The Green Quality of 3D Printing: HP Printing Celebrates Earth Day

This Earth Day, HP Printing is celebrating by talking about the benefits of 3D printing technology, and what that could mean for an individual, a business and the future of the earth.

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years: a Walk Through History

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years: a Walk Through History

Since its birth in 1970, Earth Day has become a worldwide movement to garner more attention for the environment, its resources and its species. While the movement has evolved over the years, its ultimate call to action has only gotten louder.

The Visuals of Climate Change: The NYT Greenhouse Part 2

Today the New York Times hosted its second digital climate change event, The Greenhouse, to talk about climate change stories using visual elements—and how the simple technology of a photo has helped transform the climate change discussion over the last few decades.

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home—While Social Distancing

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home—While Social Distancing

Just because you are at home, cooking more and testing your boredom does not mean you should forget about your carbon footprint reduction checklist. Here are the New York Times’ best at-home, eco-friendly steps that are easy.

Coronavirus Offers Both Opportunities and Challenges for Farmers

Coronavirus Offers Both Opportunities and Challenges for Farmers

The food supply chain is one area that will face many of the consequences of the coronavirus. However, opportunities arise from this situation as well.

COVID-19 Pandemic Shows How Important Energy Equality Is

COVID-19 Pandemic Shows How Important Energy Equality Is

The energy sector, in particular, has a unique relationship with the coronavirus, and this pandemic is highlighting the importance of energy equality.

Climate Change in the Age of COVID-19: The NYT Greenhouse, Part I

Climate Change in the Age of COVID-19: The NYT Greenhouse, Part I

Kicking off the first of a five-part series titled The Greenhouse, the New York Times has invited listeners around the U.S. to hear what climate journalists have to say about global warming climate change in the age of the coronavirus. Here’s a recap of the first event.

Air Pollution Linked to High Coronavirus Death Rates

Air Pollution Linked to High Coronavirus Death Rates

Coronavirus patients in areas with high air pollution are more likely to die from the infection. Here’s what you need to know—and some tips on reducing exposure to pollution.

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