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Zero Waste 101: Everything You Need to Know

Zero-waste refers to principles of minimizing waste production as much as possible. Béa Johnson of Zero Waste Home calls the framework for zero-waste the 5 Rs: refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle, and rot. 

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Cloudburst Management Comes to New York City 

This past month, reports flooded in of the deluge of rain hitting California. Californians were faced with dire situations, and at least 22 lives were lost. In all, over 30 trillion gallons of water fell in the state, according to a student scientist. But in a state with an unyielding drought, the majority of that […]

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Western Wildfires Destroyed 246% More Homes and Buildings Over the Past Decade – Fire Scientists Explain What’s Changing

It can be tempting to think that the recent wildfire disasters in communities across the West were unlucky, one-off events, but evidence is accumulating that points to a trend.

In a new study, we found a 246% increase in the number of homes and structures destroyed by wildfires in the contiguous Western U.S. between the past two decades, 1999-2009 and 2010-2020.

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Beyond the soil | Water in Colorado

In this photoessay, explore the geography of Colorado’s agricultural water needs through the stories of two men living in opposite corners of the state, but whose experiences surrounding the need for irrigated water are incredibly similar.








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Get inspired with Candace Clark

Hannah Krantz and Aleena Fayaz speak to Candace Clark, a Ph.D. candidate at Tuskegee University, in this high-spirited podcast that discusses the importance of black voices in climate solutions, sustainable housing, and much more. 








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