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By Katharine Sucher / On December 17th, 2015

With the end of COP 21 and the signing of the historic Paris Agreement, it’s not just countries that are thinking about how to reduce emissions—individuals are...

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By Laurie Mazur / On November 5th, 2015

When you think of residential solar power, you might envision an upscale home in Marin County, or a compound in rural Idaho. You probably don’t think of low-income apartment buildings in the outer boroughs of New York City. But that’s exactly...

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By Katharine Sucher / On September 25th, 2015

What does religion have to do with the environment? Let John Grim and Mary Evelyn Tucker explain in their must-read book, Ecology and Religion. Grim and Tucker argue that the...

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By Kennedy Warne / On June 29th, 2015

Mangrove planting in Kiribati. Photo by Kennedy Warne.  

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 5th, 2015

Bottled water in New York City.

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By Lucy Moore / On May 18th, 2015

Photo by David Tan, used under...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On April 15th, 2015

Reposted from the Worldwatch Institute's blog with permission. What questions are being overlooked or underappreciated...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On March 24th, 2015

Reposted from the Worldwatch Institute's blog with permission. What questions are being overlooked or...

Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

By Andy Dyer / On February 2nd, 2015

Photo by Melissa Wiese, used under...

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 23rd, 2015

New York City's daily carbon dioxide emissions visualized. Each sphere represents a ton of carbon.

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