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Beto’s Back! CNN Hosting Dem-Only Climate Town Hall For Candidates

Eight Democratic candidates accepted CNN’s invitation to participate in a climate town hall in September, CNN reported Monday. Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren…

​How biomass helps farmers make the most of 'waste wood'

Trees are an important part of any farm. They reduce erosion and flooding, absorb air pollutants, provide habitat for insect-eating birds, and cast shade to help livestock stay cool. They produce crops, too, whether it’s fruit and nuts at an…

Jason Holliday receives $2.5 million NSF grant to research poplar genome

(Virginia Tech) A $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help Associate Professor Jason Holliday of the College of Natural Resources and Environment research the genomic architecture of poplars, fast-growing trees that are a crucial source of forest products.

What role will climate change play in the 2020 presidential election?

Posted on 31 July 2019 by dana1981 This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections Journalists and political wonks have spilled lots of ink, and more recently lots of gigabytes, in presidential election runups speculating that the environment and global warming…

Climate Protesters Arrested After Supergluing Themselves To US Capitol

Seventeen climate change protesters were reportedly arrested Tuesday night in a demonstration where members of their activist group superglued themselves to an underground entrance of the US Capitol. At least 16 environmentalists from Extinction Rebellion staged the sticky demonstration, where…

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CAMPAIGN 2020: Sanders wants to use military cash for climate action

The 2020 Democratic presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders has yet to release a plan for global warming, but the Vermont lawmaker is hinting that he’ll call for a major reduction in military spending worldwide so the money could be applied to climate action.