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Global warming, fires, and crime in Mexico and beyond – Brookings Institution

When a brush fire erupted near Tijuana in early September, a large part of the North American western coast was either on fire or at high risk of fire. The dramatic fire belt stretched from Canada to northern Mexico. Although…

Green Party Launches In Turkey, Promises A ‘Green New Deal’

Turkey’s new Green Party will push for a “Green New Deal” that supports carbon taxes and increases the use of renewable energy, the movement tells The Media Line. The party launched on Monday, the International Day of Peace, with 110…

Researchers help develop sustainable polymers

Researchers have made new discoveries on the effects of temperature on sustainable polymers. Their findings may help the industry to produce plastics that are better for the environment.

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Berlin Now Runs a Department Store That Sells All Recycled Goods

In an effort to topple the “throw away culture,” and promote re-use and repair, the city of Berlin has taken the unique step of opening its own secondhand department store. This isn’t your grandma’s thrift shop. It resells perfectly good items from retail outlets that would otherwise be thrown away. A pun on the German […]

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The City of Berlin Now Runs a Department Store That Sells All Recycled Goods

In an effort to topple the “throw away culture,” and promote re-use and repair, the city of Berlin has taken the unique step of opening its own secondhand department store. This isn’t your grandma’s thrift shop. It resells perfectly good items from retail outlets that would otherwise be thrown away. A pun on the German […]

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Reusing tableware can reduce waste from online food deliveries

In China, approximately 10 billion online food orders were served to over 400 million customers in 2018. All of these orders came in single-use plastic packaging, with single-use plastic tableware. Environmental scientists found that reusable tableware can substantially reduce packaging waste and life cycle environmental emissions.

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At Climate Week, America’s Cascading Disasters Dominate – The New York Times

It’s been a very different Climate Week in New York City this year, and not just because of social distancing. The annual gathering, meant to showcase efforts against global warming worldwide, came as climate disasters pummeled the host country. There…

At Climate Week, America’s Cascading Disasters Dominate – The New York Times

It’s been a very different Climate Week in New York City this year, and not just because of social distancing. The annual gathering, meant to showcase efforts against global warming worldwide, came as climate disasters pummeled the host country. There…

U.S. Forest Fires Aren’t At Historic Highs—Not Even Close

California’s wildfires are a serious matter, but the official record of the United States shows forest fires in the US today are far below the annual average in the 1930s and 1940s. California wildfires have been in the news in…