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In an interview, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges public pressure to combat a global climate emergency. Read more


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The media and climate activists must “name and shame” laggards, says the UN special envoy. Read more


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“There was no prohibition on industry people serving and the number of them on the panels has increased. It’s been a way to kick qualified people off the boards and get cronies in their place.” Read more

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Children, pregnant people, and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat—but the impact is already felt across every specialty of medicine. Read more



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The author talks about the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth strikes, and how she finds hope. Read more



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Few Americans have been more destructive than the oil titan whose greed will be felt by generations to come. Read more

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"N.C. ranks third in the U.S. in hurricane landfalls. Though we often focus on landfalls on our coast, it’s important to note that all one hundred counties of our state are vulnerable." Read more


When the ends justify the means, anything goes. Read more

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Artisan ice is a thing. Why is it a thing? Read more


There are lots of important issues. One is more urgent than the rest. Read more


“We’re facing a planetary crisis and everyone—every individual, every community, every government—needs to step up,” says Commissioner Mark Marcoplos. Read more

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If we want to cut down on the amount of trash going to the landfill, the best place to start is with food. Read more

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The Triangle co-op will be the first grocer in North Carolina to eliminate single-use bags. Read more

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She helped focus the Democratic Party’s attention on the most important issue of our day. Read more


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Thirty thousand homes could become inaccessible due to flooding. More than twenty-three thousand are susceptible to wildfires. Read more

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The order sets a goal for the state to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by the year 2025. Read more

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    Kat Nigro, head of marketing and engagement for CompostNow