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Greenies Take President Macron To Court For Missing Paris Climate Targets

A French court started examining on Thursday what environmental and other organizations are billing as “the case of the century,” accusing the country’s authorities of failing to act against climate change. It stems from a legal complaint filed by Greenpeace…

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50 Countries Just Joined New Coalition to Protect 30% of the Planet’s Land and Oceans By Decade’s End

A band of more than 50 countries, chaired by France, the UK, and Costa Rica, have committed to an ambitious push to conserve and protect 30% of the world’s land and oceans by 2030. The agreement was made by the fledgling High Ambition Coalition for People and Nature (HAC) at the One Planet Summit for […]

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50 Countries Just Joined New Coalition to Protect 30% of the Planet’s Land and Oceans By Decade’s End

A band of more than 50 countries, chaired by France, the UK, and Costa Rica, have committed to an ambitious push to conserve and protect 30% of the world’s land and oceans by 2030. The agreement was made by the fledgling High Ambition Coalition for People and Nature (HAC) at the One Planet Summit for […]

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See Paris’s Long Overdue Upgrade to Iconic Champs-Élysées Boulevard With An ‘Extraordinary Garden’  

Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo has agreed to a nearly $300 million restoration project for the tired-looking Champs-Élysées, the famous boulevard at the heart of the City of Light. The green light comes more than a year after architects, community leaders, and businesses unveiled plans to turn the 1.2-mile stretch of road into an “extraordinary […]

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Drought of the century in the Middle Ages — with parallels to climate change today?

The transition from the Medieval Warm Period to the Little Ice Age was apparently accompanied by severe droughts between 1302 and 1307 in Europe. Researchers write that the 1302-07 weather patterns display similarities to the 2018 weather anomaly, in which continental Europe experienced exceptional heat and drought.

Sikhs Hand Out Thousands of Meals to Stranded Truckers–Then Fill 1,000 Sandbags For Flood Victims

A group of volunteers who handed out thousands of meals to stranded truckers in Kent are now helping flood victims hit by Storm Bella. Members of Khalsa Aid International dished out 1,000 pizzas and 1,500 bowls of curry and pasta to truck drivers in the days running up to Christmas. But within hours of leaving […]

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High-speed atomic force microscopy takes on intrinsically disordered proteins

A pioneering high-speed atomic force microscope technology has now shed light on the structure and dynamics of some of life’s most ubiquitous and inscrutable molecules – intrinsically disordered proteins.