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Feeling Overwhelmed About Going All-Electric at Home? Here’s How to Get Started

You can’t completely banish fossil fuels from your home in one fell swoop, but some achievable plays are within reach.

Dan Gearino - 10-04-2022

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The Pathway to 90% Clean Electricity Is Mostly Clear. The Last 10%, Not So Much

New paper suggests six different approaches for the difficult final steps necessary to get to a 100% carbon-free grid.

Dan Gearino - 09-26-2022

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Senate Votes to Ratify the Kigali Amendment, Joining 137 Nations in an Effort to Curb Global Warming

The binding agreement will almost immediately slow global warming and create domestic manufacturing jobs.

Phil McKenna - 09-26-2022

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Warming Trends: A Comedy With Solar Themes, a Greener Cryptocurrency and the Underestimated Climate Supermajority

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 09-19-2022

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Remember That Coal Surge Last Year? Yeah, It’s Over

Renewables are now about 25 percent of U.S. electricity generation, leapfrogging coal.

Dan Gearino - 09-12-2022

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Warming Trends: Video Gamers Helping the Climate, a Big Advance for Lab-Grown Meat and Belabored Decisions May Bring Better Results, If Not More Happiness

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 09-12-2022

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New England leaves changing earlier this year amid drought

Leaf-peeping season is fast approaching — even faster than usual due to an ongoing stretch of unusually dry weather.

John Bender - 09-06-2022

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Warming Trends: Climate Insomnia, the Decline of Alpine Bumblebees and Cycling like the Dutch and the Danes

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 09-06-2022

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Warming Trends: Bill Nye’s New Focus on Climate Change, Bottled Water as a Social Lens and the Coming End of Blacktop

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 08-29-2022

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With COP27 Approaching, Cities Like Philadelphia Are ‘Powerful Tools’ for Climate Adaptation

The annual climate talks will focus on protecting people and places from the growing threat of extreme weather events.

Kiley Bense - 08-29-2022

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The New US Climate Law Will Reduce Carbon Emissions and Make Electricity Less Expensive, Economists Say

Research shows consumers are paying too much for electricity, given the carbon cost of the power now on the grid.

Marianne Lavelle - 08-22-2022

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Warming Trends: Heat Indexes Soar, a Beloved Walrus is Euthanized in Norway, and Buildings Designed To Go Net-Zero

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katlyn Weisbrod - 08-22-2022

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US communities are mapping heat islands to boost climate resilience - Phys.org

The phenomenon is becoming more and more dangerous because of the global climate crisis.

Lucie Aubourg - 08-22-2022

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Warming Trends: Sports and Climate Change in Texas, a Community Housing Project Named after Rachel Carson and an E-Bike Conversion Kit for Your Bicycle

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Kateyln Weisbrod - 08-15-2022

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Can Wolves and Beavers Help Save the West From Global Warming?

A regional rewilding network would help capture carbon, boost water supplies and protect against flooding and drought.

Bob Berwyn - 08-15-2022

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Deep in the Democrats’ Climate Bill, Analysts See More Wins for Clean Energy Than Gifts for Fossil Fuel Business

Provisions on EVs, methane, industrial and agriculture policy add up to big emissions cuts.

Marianne Lavelle, Dan Gearino, Georgina Gustin, Phil McKenna - 08-08-2022

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Plastic can take hundreds of years to break down – and we keep making more | Kim Heacox

Americans throw away an estimated 2.5m plastic water bottles an hour.

Kim Heacox - 08-08-2022

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Inside Clean Energy: What’s Hotter than Solar Panels? Solar Windows.

Researchers and startups are moving forward with plans for windows that generate electricity.

Dan Gearino - 08-01-2022

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How Is the Jet Stream Connected to Simultaneous Heat Waves Across the Globe?

Scientists are racing to understand the changing shape of the air currents.

Leslie Hook - 08-01-2022

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Millions Swelter As Heat Wave Shatters Temperature Records Across Northeast

“The ‘Dog Days of Summer’ are unquestionably here,” the Weather Prediction Center said.

Nick Visser - 07-25-2022

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Inside Clean Energy: Did You Miss Me? A Giant Battery Storage Plant Is Back Online, Just in Time for Summer

California hit a new high for battery storage use, thanks to plants like the one at Moss Landing.

Dan Gearino - 07-25-2022

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Warming Trends: The Tokyo Olympics’ Reduced Carbon Footprint, a Fin Whale Feeding Frenzy and the Tech Guru Who’s Trying to Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth

A column highlighting studies, innovations, and other development from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 07-17-2022

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Massachusetts hospitals are joining the climate fight

Half of all hospitals signed a White House pledge to cut emissions 50% by 2030 and reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

Dharna Noor - 07-17-2022

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Inside Clean Energy: Some EVs Now Pay for Themselves in a Year

Evs are now a better deal than gas cars, due to much lower fuel and maintenance costs and a $7,500 tax credit.

James Pothen - 07-17-2022

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Summer heat waves are here — how to prepare and stay cool

At least 65 million Americans experienced temps above 100 degrees in the past month.

TARA YARLAGADDA - 07-12-2022

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Inside Clean Energy: This Virtual Power Plant Is Trying to Tackle a Housing Crisis and an Energy Crisis All at Once

Bay Area project combines subsidized housing with solar and battery systems that work together to support the grid.

Dan Gearino - 07-12-2022

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In Climate-Driven Disasters, Older People and the Disabled Are Most at Risk. Now In-Home Caregivers Are Being Trained in How to Help Them

Program offers tools and training to caregivers, who often find themselves on the front lines of natural disasters.

Katie Rodriquez - 07-12-2022

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Vertical farming provides alternative way to grow produce

With temperatures 5-15 degrees above average, farming across the U.S. has been especially impacted.

NBC News - 07-12-2022

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Warming Trends: Carbon-Neutral Concrete, Climate-Altered Menus and Olympic Skiing in Vanuatu

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 07-12-2022

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Inside Clean Energy: Yes, There Are Benefits of Growing Broccoli Beneath Solar Panels

Shade from solar panels leads to a brighter green color for broccoli, reduced evaporation and more income for farmers.

Dan Gearino - 06-30-2022

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These Clergy Are Bridging the Gap Between Religion and Climate

A Rabbi and a Protestant minister offer suggestions for how to engage congregations to solve the climate crisis.

James Bruggers - 06-30-2022

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Inside Clean Energy: E-bike Sales and Sharing are Booming. But Can They Help Take Cars off the Road?

E-bikes are getting a big boost from states that hope they will reduce driving, energy consumption and emissions.

James Pothen - 06-27-2022

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Pollen and heat: A looming challenge for global agriculture

Unusually high springtime temperatures can kill pollen and interfere with the fertilization of crops.

Carolyn Beans - 06-27-2022

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Warming Trends: Putting Citizen Scientists to Work, Assuring Climate-Depressed Kids That the Future is Bright, and Deploying Solar-Hydrogen Generators

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations ,and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 06-27-2022

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Solar panel waste is not the worst thing that’s ever happened

It is always important to put challenges like this in context.

Jon Smieja - 06-27-2022

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Plug-In Hybrids, Best of Both Worlds

After owning 2 hybrid cars, I decided I wanted to get a Plug-In hybrid. So I gave my old Prius to my daughter, and bough...

Jim Pyle - 11-29-2020

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Y BUY GAS: Talking Electric Vehicles with Deb Chisholm, Waterways Manager

As the effects of climate change are becoming more and more difficult to ignore, many people are eager to find ways to b...

City of Nashua - 10-08-2020

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When Life Gives You Plastic...

Now that grocery stores and other vendors are no longer permitting customers to bring in their reusable bags (for hygeni...

Sylvie Stewart - 05-25-2020

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Victory Gardens for 2020

During this uncertain time one thing is certain and that is an increased interests in gardening all over the United Stat...

Doria Brown - 05-14-2020