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A couple is buying land — and letting it go wild

[embedded content] Compared to the barren, brown stretch of land that juts up against it, the Singh family’s lot sticks out like a green thumb. In the video above produced by Mongabay India, you can see how the sprawling acres…

12 captivating images from the Sony World Photography Awards

Gorgeous landscapes and emotional portraits are just some of the elements captured by the finalist and shortlisted entries in the Sony World Photography Awards. In its 13th year, the 2020 competition received more than 345,000 images from 203 countries and…

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Rajendra Pachauri, 79, Dies; Led Nobel-Winning Climate Agency – The New York Times

Rajendra K. Pachauri, a charismatic voice on the risks of global warming who led the United Nations’ climate science agency when it won the Nobel Peace Prize, but whose career ended amid accusations of sexual harassment, died on Thursday at…

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Letter: Lawmakers must address global warming’s effects – Buffalo News

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed on a recent Friday evening that at least six tornadoes touched down during last week’s historic winter thunderstorm event in Maryland and Virginia. Five were in the local Washington area. While one in this…

Sorry Doomsayers: The Science Says There’s No Climate Emergency

It is somewhat ironic – though in some ways unsurprising – that at the time when the climate change activism (or, rather, according to the new guidelines, climate crisis or climate catastrophe activism) is reaching its shrillest heights yet, what…

Report: U.S. The World Leader For Reducing CO2 Emissions In 2019

The United States led the world in tackling CO2 emissions last year while combining that singular success with solid economic growth, a new report reveals. It has also been confirmed while the U.S. was hitting its climate goals, at the…

The Paris Agreement set an unrealistic target for global warming. Now what? – Salon

It’s been a rallying cry for activists and a key talking point for diplomats. For decades now, 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of global warming has been viewed as a “do not cross” line in climate policy, a temperature…

The Paris Agreement set an unrealistic target for global warming. Now what? – Grist

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon It’s been a rallying cry for activists and a key talking point for diplomats. For decades now, 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of global warming has…

Climate change could trigger more landslides in High Mountain Asia

More frequent and intense rainfall events due to climate change could cause more landslides in the High Mountain Asia region of China, Tibet and Nepal, according to the first quantitative study of the link between precipitation and landslides in the region.