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United Kingdom goes one full week without using coal power for first time since 1882

For the first time in 137 years, the United Kingdom generated 100 percent of their electricity used in a week without relying on coal power, an achievement that serves as a example for the rest of the globe. For too long, industrialized nations have relied on fossil fuels such as coal to produce electricity, pumping […]

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Harvard undertakes solar sustainability project inspired by campus Arboretum

Harvard University is taking cues from it’s own Arboretum full of plants to undertake another innovative sustainable solar energy project on the campus that will help fight climate change. The current goal for the city of Boston is to switch from fossil fuels to 100 percent clean energy by 2050. Taking another step toward that […]

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New York City becomes first in the world to ban inefficient glass skyscrapers

New York City is taking a Big Apple-sized swing at climate change by enacting an initiative that will help cut greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 30 percent by 2030 partly through major retrofitting of buildings and requiring energy efficient glass in skyscrapers. As climate change continues to worsen around the globe, the United Nations has […]

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Brazilian couple spends 20 years replanting a rainforest and something amazing happens

As deforestation ravages the world and contributes to worsening climate change, one Brazilian couple has provided an example of how we can unite and breathe life back into our rainforests. Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado grew up in the state of state of Minas Gerais on a 1,700 acre property teaming with wildlife and lush forests, […]

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The Arctic permafrost is melting, and could accelerate the climate change impact

Consider 1.5 ° Celsius. It really doesn’t seem like much does it? However, that small difference in temperature could spell disaster or salvation from a cascade of problems caused by climate change. In 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report that determined we must halt the Earth’s temperature rise at 1.5C […]

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How educating girls and family planning tops solutions to turn around climate change

What is the number one solution for addressing climate change? Most people might say, “moving away from fossil fuels.” However, there are many more impactful and much less talked about solutions according to legendary American environmentalist, entrepreneur, author, and activist, Paul Hawken.   As Vox beautifully illustrated, one of Hawken’s top solutions would be in […]

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Charity plans to plant dozens of new orchards across England

The National Trust charity has a bold plan to build dozens of new orchards to support wildlife across England that is blossoming into an example of how nations around the globe can provide sustainability to the environment and their own communities. The plan, first announced in 2017, involves the National Trust turning up to 50 […]

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Multi-millionaire CEO creates foundation dedicated to conservation of big cats around the world

The CEO of a billion dollar corporation based in Maine is putting his money to good use by starting a foundation dedicated to the conservation of big cats and their habitats. Ibexx Laboratories Inc. has a revenue of around $2 billion and CEO Jonathan Ayers is worth an estimated $200 million. The company is listed […]

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United Nations: One million species at risk of extinction because of humans

A frightening United Nations report due for release next month outlines the risk of extinction for up to one million species and names humans as the top cause of the coming devastation and our own demise. The world is racing against time as climate change becomes an even greater threat to our very survival. The […]

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Flint, Michigan finally gets the money

The embattled city of Flint, Michigan is finally getting much-needed funding to fix its water infrastructure after years of dealing with poisonous levels of lead. While under the management of then-Governor Rick Snyder’s so-called “emergency managers,” the city of Flint switched their drinking water source from Lake Huron and the Detroit River back to the […]

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