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ADVOCACY: Team will fly 2 crews to U.S. to bring Thunberg boat back

The sailing team that’s taking climate activist Greta Thunberg from England to the United States aboard a high-tech racing yacht says that it will fly two crews across the Atlantic to bring the boat back, but that the carbon emissions from their flights will be compensated for.


AUSTRALIA: Coal-loving country is third-biggest emissions exporter

Australia’s booming coal industry has made it the world’s third-biggest exporter of potential carbon dioxide emissions locked in fossil fuels, placing it only behind oil giants Russia and Saudi Arabia.


COURTS: Ariz. man takes a page — several, actually — from Juliana

A lawsuit in Arizona claims the federal government is failing to provide a safe climate. If that seems familiar, it’s because it is. The man who filed the suit lifted those words from a separate case that’s attracted national attention.

Where does Mars’ methane come from? Not wind

On Earth, methane gas is often associated with microbial life. Scientists find methane in Mars’ atmosphere, too. Could it be life-related? We still don’t know, but a new study shows wind erosion is likely not the cause.